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'Artificial muscles' to help children with cerebral palsy

University of Delaware researchers are developing a medical brace to help children with cerebral palsy – the first lower extremity device designed to correct alignment or provide support using smart materials.
7-Feb-2019 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Keeping Things Moving

Lubricants keep the world moving, but they leave a heavy environmental footprint. New research from the University of Delaware provides a strategy to create renewable lubricant base oils efficiently from non-food biomass.
7-Feb-2019 10:35 AM EST Add to Favorites


Humility is a core trait of today's Super QB

Like Super Bowl LLII MVP Nick Foles, Los Angeles Rams QB Jared Goff is redefining what it means to be a leader in today's NFL. The University of Delaware’s Kyle Emich says smart teams realized that the humble quarterback is more valuable than a...
1-Feb-2019 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


UD’s ‘Fighting Astrophysicist’ Named a Ted Fellow

An astrophysicist, a pro boxer and a TED Fellow walk into a room. And it's Federica Bianco. Her outside-the-box approach to life, learning and interdisciplinary adventure has caught the imagination of the TED Fellows program, as she will be one of...
30-Jan-2019 11:30 AM EST Add to Favorites


Anemones Are Friends to Fish

Any port in a storm, any anemone when a predator wants to make you dinner. New research reveals insights on coral reef ecosystems and reveals that a surprising number of fish associate with anemones.
29-Jan-2019 10:15 AM EST Add to Favorites


Research: Brands Boost Consumer Confidence, Performance

A University of Delaware professor has researched the impact and psychology behind of "brand identities." She found that consumers perform better and feel more confident when they use items with company logos or messaging.
23-Jan-2019 4:30 PM EST Add to Favorites


Recognition for Biotechnology Influencer

The University of Delaware's Kelvin Lee has received the 2019 Marvin J. Johnson Award in Microbial & Biochemical Technology from the American Chemical Society’s Division of Biochemical Technology.
17-Jan-2019 2:30 PM EST Add to Favorites


Breaking Barriers in Solar Energy

Improving the electron traffic in solar cells to achieve the big breakthrough needed to capture the sun's energy efficiently. That's what the Vapor Transport Deposition System is all about.
17-Jan-2019 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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