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New IEEE Fellows

Two University of Delaware faculty, professor Rudolf (Rudi) Eigenmann and Engineering Alumni Professor Dennis Prather, have been named Fellows of IEEE (formerly known as the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers).
24-Jan-2020 10:25 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Blood Stem Cell Research

A nanoparticle carrier system that could eliminate the need for bone marrow transplants, which are both expensive and difficult for patients to undergo. The University of Delaware's Emily Day, an assistant professor of biomedical engineering, is...
15-Jan-2020 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Switching Cereals in India for Improved Nutrition, Sustainability

A new study offers India a pathway to improve nutrition, climate resilience and the environment by diversifying its crop production. And it also offers global insights into the need to consider sustainable approaches to agriculture.
18-Dec-2019 11:20 AM EST Add to Favorites

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The magic number to encourage giving

Nonprofits and those leading charitable causes can secure more donations by offering a unique number of options (very low or very high), which leads potential donors to have a positive view of a fundraising initiative. Field research showed people...
16-Dec-2019 10:35 AM EST Add to Favorites

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New England fishermen losing jobs due to climate

For decades the biggest threat to the industry has been overfishing, but it is no longer the only threat. According to new research at the University of Delaware, fluctuations in the climate have already cost some New England fishermen their jobs.
5-Dec-2019 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Solving the Mystery of Carbon on Ocean Floor

Little bits of black carbon littering the ocean floor, separate and distinct from the organic carbon believed to come from the ocean’s surface. The source of that strange, and older, carbon has now been identified by UD researchers. The discovery...
4-Dec-2019 12:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Eating whole fruit linked with a reduction in blood pressure

New research, published in a recent issue of the journal Nutrients, shows eating whole fruit is linked with a reduction in blood pressure for both men and women. The study also found added dietary sugar is linked to blood pressure levels in older...
3-Dec-2019 2:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

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UD engineering professor honored by National Academy of Inventors

Kristi Kiick, Blue and Gold Distinguished Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Delaware, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), the organization announced today.
3-Dec-2019 1:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

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