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Shaping the Future of Energy Storage with Conductive Clay

Materials scientists from Drexel University’s College of Engineering invented the clay, which is both highly conductive and can easily be molded into a variety of shapes and sizes. It represents a turn away from the rather complicated and costly...
25-Nov-2014 2:00 PM EST

Pennsylvania Autism Census Highlights Dramatic Increase in Numbers

Pennsylvania’s Autism Services, Education, Resources & Training Collaborative (ASERT) has released the Pennsylvania Autism Census Update for 2014. The original Pennsylvania Autism Census released in 2009 identified almost 20,000 individuals with...
13-Nov-2014 9:05 AM EST

Bending -But Not Breaking- In Search of New Materials

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Researchers at Drexel University and Dalian University of Technology in China have chemically engineered a new, electrically conductive nanomaterial that is flexible enough to fold, but strong enough to support many times its own weight. They...
10-Nov-2014 3:00 PM EST

Clean Smell Doesn't Always Mean Clean Air

A researcher in Drexel’s College of Engineering is taking a closer look at aerosol formation involving an organic compound called limonene that provides the pleasant smell of cleaning products and air fresheners. His research will help to...
29-Oct-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Drexel Study Questions 21-Day Quarantine For Ebola

As medical personnel and public health officials are responding to the first reported cases of Ebola Virus in the United States, many of the safety and treatment procedures for treating the virus and preventing its spread are being reexamined. One...
15-Oct-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Drexel Professor's Skyscraper Tetris Game Sets New World Record

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Drexel University’s Frank Lee, PhD, has officially outdone himself. The man behind this spring’s giant game of Tetris® --played on the north and south sides of Brandywine Realty Trust’s Cira Centre skyscraper-- replaced his own name in the...
24-Jun-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Majority of Minors Engage in Sexting, Unaware of Harsh Legal Consequences

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Sexting among youth is more prevalent than previously thought, according to a new study from Drexel University that was based on a survey of undergraduate students at a large northeastern university. More than 50 percent of those surveyed reported...
18-Jun-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Drexel University's 11th Street Health Center to Expand

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Drexel University will begin a major expansion of its nurse-managed health center which is nationally recognized as a model of integrated care in an underserved community. With a new gift of $2.5 million from the Sheller Family Foundation, the...
21-Feb-2014 12:00 PM EST

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Drexel University Experts Can Comment on Ebola Outbreak Prevention

15-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Drexel U. Cybersecurity Experts Available to Discuss Recent Cyberattacks on U.S. Financial Institutions

28-Aug-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Drexel U. Experts Available to Comment on Protests in Missouri Following Death of Michael Brown

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Experts at Drexel University in Philadelphia are available to assist the news media with their coverage of the situation in Ferguson, Missouri, and its implications from a variety of perspectives.
20-Aug-2014 10:40 AM EDT

Drexel Television Industry Expert Available to Discuss Rammifications of ABC v. Aereo

25-Jun-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Drexel Environmental Engineering Expert Available to Comment on EPA's Emissions Reduction Plan

2-Jun-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Drexel U. Expert Available to Comment on 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil

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As the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil approaches on June 12, Drexel University professor of psychology and director of athletics Eric Zillmer, PsyD, is available to comment on a wide range of topics related to the tournament.
30-May-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Drexel Law Expert Available to Discuss Violence Against Abortion Clinic Workers

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David S. Cohen, JD, is available to comment on violence against abortion clinic workers and other issues related to reproductive rights. Cohen is a constitutional law and gender issues expert and an associate professor at the School of Law at Drexel...
29-May-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Drexel U. Experts Available to Comment on the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics

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With the opening of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games approaching on Feb. 7, Drexel University experts are available to assist the news media with its coverage on a variety of topics.
29-Jan-2014 12:00 PM EST

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