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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

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

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

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

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

Holding Energy By The Threads


While the pattern for making a wearable fabric battery has already been laid out, it’s now time to select the threads that will turn a textile into an energy storage device. That process is being driven by Drexel University doctoral student Kristy...
5-Mar-2015 2:05 PM EST

Drexel University Names DuPont CEO Ellen Kullman Its 2015 Engineering Leader of the Year

Drexel University’s College of Engineering will honor Ellen Kullman, Chair of the Board and CEO of DuPont, as its 2015 Engineering Leader of the Year. Kullman, who will be recognized at a ceremony on Feb. 23, will join an esteemed group of...
7-Jan-2015 1:15 PM EST

How Long Can Ebola Survive Outside the Body?

The Ebola virus travels from person to person through direct contact with infected body fluids. But how long can the virus survive on glass surfaces or countertops? How long can it live in wastewater when liquid wastes from a patient end up in the...
11-Dec-2014 11:00 AM EST

Our Experts on Newswise

Drexel Univ. Civil Engineering Expert Available to Comment on Amtrak Derailment

13-May-2015 10:05 AM EDT

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


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


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


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

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