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How pain impacts motor learning

Groundbreaking research funded through a $2.6 million five-year grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services seeks to determine whether pain hinders motor learning. The findings could impact the future of physical therapy practices,...
10-Aug-2022 4:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Growing Food in the Dark

Scientists have developed a way to grow 9 kinds of crops without sunlight through artificial photosynthesis. They believe it can be done at scale, a boon for countries prone to famine or with limited arable land.
27-Jun-2022 2:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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After Years of Concern, Monarch Butterflies Are Doing Just Fine, Thank You

Scientists have been warning for quite some time that monarch butterflies were headed for extinction. But to misquote Mark Twain, rumors of their demise were greatly exaggerated. A new study found that growth in the summer population has compensated...
10-Jun-2022 3:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Summit looks toward the future of the healthcare workforce

The Stern Future Healthcare Workforce Summit, to be held May 17 at the University of Delaware's STAR Campus, looks at what the future healthcare workforce could and should be, and how academic institutions and clinical partners can co-design the...
13-May-2022 9:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Humans can feel differences in the chemical composition of a surface

Research by the University of Delaware has shown that humans can feel tiny differences in a surface, down to the substitution of a single atom.
23-Mar-2022 4:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Sustainably Sourcing Coal Waste

A $1 million Department of Energy grant will help University of Delaware professors Kun (Kelvin) Fu and Feng Jiao to explore new technologies to convert coal to a carbon material and use it for 3D printing, neutralizing the coal feedstock,...
14-Mar-2022 11:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Yushan Yan Elected to National Academy of Engineering

Yushan Yan, a University of Delaware engineering professor and expert in electrochemical engineering for sustainability, has been granted one of the highest professional distinctions in his field through election to the National Academy of...
17-Feb-2022 12:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Developing Renewable Raw Materials for Chemical Engineering

UD team is aiming to create a blueprint for a more renewable manufacturing future with a $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation and establishing a collaboration between chemical engineering, computer science and public policy.
8-Feb-2022 3:00 PM EST Add to Favorites


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