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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

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


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

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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


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

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


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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