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As Demand for African Timber Soars, Birds Pay the Ultimate Price


A new study co-authored by scientists at Drexel University, published in the most recent issue of Biological Conservation, reveals the devastating impact of illegal logging on bird communities in the understory layer of Ghana’s Upper Guinea rain...
8-Sep-2015 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Image-Tracking Technology Helps Scientists Observe Nature v. Nurture in Neural Stem Cells

One of the longstanding debates in science, that has, perhaps unsurprisingly, permeated into the field of stem cell research, is the question of nature versus nurture influencing development. Science on stem cells thus far, has suggested that, as...
2-Sep-2015 6:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Engineering Peace: Drexel University Joins PeaceTech Lab in Global Mission to Use Technology for Resolving Conflicts

Drexel University engineering researchers and students are joining an international effort led by PeaceTech Lab, a non-profit entity launched by the United States Institute of Peace (USIP), to prepare the next generation of humanitarian engineers....
27-Jul-2015 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Drexel Researchers First to Detect Air Quality Effects of Natural Gas Extraction in PA's Marcellus Shale Region

A team led by environmental engineers from Drexel University are the first independent researchers to take a closer look at the air quality effects of natural gas extraction in the Marcellus Shale region of Pennsylvania. The group used a mobile air...
20-May-2015 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Drexel Materials Scientists Putting a New Spin on Computing Memory


As computers continue to shrink—moving from desks and laps to hands and wrists—memory has to become smaller, stable and more energy conscious. A group of researchers from Drexel University’s College of Engineering is trying to do just that...
22-Apr-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

One in Three Young Adults with Autism Disconnected from Work and School


Critical questions about life outcomes beyond clinical interventions are the focus of a report issued today from Drexel University’s A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, from its Life Course Outcomes Research Program. The “National Autism Indicators...
17-Apr-2015 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

The Upworthy Don


Researchers from Drexel University’s Privacy, Security and Automation Lab are using social network analysis tools to better understand the activity of cybercrime forums. Their findings could guide the next generation of “Untouchables.”
13-Apr-2015 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Drexel University Materials Research Could Unlock Potential of Lithium-Sulfur Batteries


Drexel University researchers, along with colleagues at Aix-Marseille University in France, have discovered a high performance cathode material with great promise for use in next generation lithium-sulfur batteries that could one day be used to...
17-Mar-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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