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Article ID: 721206

Antiquated dams hold key to water quality

University of Delaware

Small, centuries-old dams are of no use to humans. But researchers will use NSF grants to examine whether removing them will harm water quality. Blocking the water makes soil upstream richer in carbon, which acts as an important filter of nitrogen, a key pollutant in our nation's waterways.

Released:
22-Oct-2019 4:35 PM EDT

Article ID: 720843

3-D Printed Coral Could Help Endangered Reefs

University of Delaware

Threats to coral reefs are everywhere—rising water temperatures, ocean acidification, coral bleaching, fishing and other human activities. But new research from the University of Delaware shows that 3-D printed coral can provide a structural starter kit for reef organisms and can become part of the landscape as fish and coral build their homes around the artificial coral.

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16-Oct-2019 10:45 AM EDT
Newswise: Read to kids in Spanish. It'll help their English.

Article ID: 720742

Read to kids in Spanish. It'll help their English.

University of Delaware

Immigrant parents worry their children will struggle learning English and fret that as non-English speakers, they can’t help. A new study in the journal Child Development shows that’s simply not true. Reading to a young child in any language will help them learn to read in English.

Released:
15-Oct-2019 8:05 AM EDT

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Newswise: Searching for Water

Article ID: 720721

Searching for Water

University of Delaware

What does the presence of 1,000 year old water mean for the future of water supplies under the desert regions of Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Jordan, Oman, Yemen and the United Arab Emirates? New research has sought to identify how much good water is available in the Arabian Peninsula, where water is stored in what are known as "fossil aquifers."

Released:
14-Oct-2019 2:20 PM EDT
Newswise: Expanding the use of AI on internet-of-things hardware

Article ID: 720583

Expanding the use of AI on internet-of-things hardware

University of Delaware

Ever wonder why your smart phone can do facial recognition, but your smart watch can't? UD's Chengmo Yang is researching ways to support neural networks in low-power embedded systems by using emerging memory devices that can retrieve information even when powered off, and furthermore minimize errors.

Released:
11-Oct-2019 10:40 AM EDT
Newswise: With Coastal Waters Rising, Researchers Provide First-Ever National Assessment of FEMA Buyouts

Article ID: 720455

With Coastal Waters Rising, Researchers Provide First-Ever National Assessment of FEMA Buyouts

University of Delaware

A first-of-its-kind study of FEMA buyouts in flood-prone areas nationwide found that most occur in wealthy, denser counties, but that within those areas the most likely targets were vulnerable communities. The study paves the way for future research into equity, race and effectiveness of the buyouts.

Released:
9-Oct-2019 2:30 PM EDT
Newswise: April Kloxin Wins NIH Innovator Award

Article ID: 720448

April Kloxin Wins NIH Innovator Award

University of Delaware

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director’s New Innovator Award supports highly innovative research proposals and UD's April Kloxin has been honored for her work to tackle idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.

Released:
9-Oct-2019 11:45 AM EDT
Newswise: Exploring Mysteries of the Universe

Article ID: 720366

Exploring Mysteries of the Universe

University of Delaware

The University of Delaware's Swati Singh is using quantum systems to understand astrophysical phenomena and has been awarded a National Science Foundation grant to advance her work.

Released:
8-Oct-2019 10:40 AM EDT
Newswise: A New Scientific Instrument for the Nation

Article ID: 720017

A New Scientific Instrument for the Nation

University of Delaware

A University of Delaware research team is playing a lead role in developing an instrument that will advance U.S. research by examining the movement of nanoparticles.

Released:
2-Oct-2019 12:25 PM EDT

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