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Measuring Climate Change

University of Delaware professor Wei-Jun Cai teamed with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) scientists, as well as professors and professionals from numerous research institutes, to conduct an in-depth study that looks at...
1-Jun-2020 12:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Renewable Energy Advance

In order to identify materials that can improve storage technologies for fuel cells and batteries, you need to be able to visualize the actual three-dimensional structure of a particular material up close and in context. Researchers from the...
26-May-2020 5:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Why Toothpaste and Cement Harden Over Time

Cements, clays, soils, inks, paints, and even toothpaste. Many paste materials, also known as dense colloidal suspensions, stiffen as they age. Structural dynamics, or changes in the loads the materials undergo over time, are partly responsible for...
22-May-2020 11:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Measuring Blood Damage

Red blood cells sometimes rupture when blood is sent through faulty equipment, such as a dialysis machine. This is called hemolysis. Hemolysis also can occur during blood work when blood is drawn too quickly through a needle, leading to defective...
21-May-2020 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Algorithmic Autos

Connected and automated vehicles use technology such as sensors, cameras and advanced control algorithms to adjust their operation to changing conditions with little or no input from drivers. A research group at the University of Delaware optimized...
19-May-2020 12:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Coping After Breast Cancer

With $3.25 million in new funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), a University of Delaware team will examine how the fear of cancer recurrence affects the well-being and relationships of breast cancer patients and their spouses or...
14-May-2020 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Forecasting Urbanization

A new global simulation model offers the first long-term look at how urbanization—the growth of cities and towns—will unfold in the coming decades. Using data science and machine learning, the research team projects the total amount of urban...
8-May-2020 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Talent is key to school turnarounds

New research has shown that the key to implementing successful reform in low-performing schools is hiring and retaining effective principals and teachers.
8-May-2020 11:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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For Twitter, Facebook and other social platforms, change will have to start at the top

29-May-2020 4:40 PM EDT

Tourism and travel industries – and consumers – face challenges as COVID-19 restrictions are lifted

29-May-2020 10:05 AM EDT

Work-family balance upended by global pandemic

The striking parallels between Colonial America and Coronavirus America reveal the cyclical nature of work-family life, according to Professor Bahira Sherif Trask, who teaches courses on the history and diversity of American families at the...
12-May-2020 6:40 AM EDT

Turbulent times like COVID-19 can build team resilience, researcher says

6-May-2020 11:05 AM EDT

Researcher discusses at-risk communities during COVID-19 and how to help them

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Expert can discuss Ramadan in the heart of COVID-19

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COVID-19 conspiracy theories: Expert discusses the psychology and danger

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