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Rhythms of the Krill

New research finds that Arctic krill have a biological response to changes in light. When it is lightest in the Arctic polar night, usually around the middle of the day known as midday twilight, the krill know to swim down to the bottom in order to...
29-Nov-2021 11:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Understanding Eraser Enzymes

University of Delaware biochemist Jeff Mugridge is trying to figure out how so-called mRNA eraser enzymes work in our cells, why those erasers can sometimes misbehave and lead to cancer, and how science can pave the way for possible solutions to...
23-Nov-2021 3:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Teaching about race and racism

Janine de Novais, assistant professor in the School of Education (SOE) at the University of Delaware, has developed a framework to address the challenge of teaching about race and racism. The approach calls for a classroom community that allows...
23-Nov-2021 11:10 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Engineering Next-Gen Vaccines

The University of Delaware's Aditya Kunjapur has been awarded the 2021 American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Langer Prize for Innovation and Entrepreneurial Excellence, a highly competitive award that comes with a stipend to pursue...
2-Nov-2021 11:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

World taking measures on climate change – but are they the right ones?

A new study co-authored by the University of Delaware's A.R. Siders revealed growing evidence that people and organizations are responding to climate change with a wide range of actions, but noted far fewer studies explore whether these actions...
29-Oct-2021 4:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New UD Study Shows Warming Climate Will Increase Number of Harmful Algae Blooms

A new study shows how changes in light conditions have a significant influence on the growth and impact of harmful algae blooms. The bottom line: a warming climate looks good for the growth of toxic algae and may disrupt other organisms that are...
28-Oct-2021 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Lorne Michaels talks comedy, politics

Lorne Michaels, creator of "Saturday Night Live," will visit the University of Delaware on Thursday, Oct. 21, for a chat about the intersection of politics and comedy, a place where the show has lived since its debut in 1975.
19-Oct-2021 9:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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COVID's crushing impact on public health

A new study from the University of Delaware captures the scope of the COVID-19 pandemic's impact on public health: Many public health workers have been redeployed to COVID-related duties, leaving other critical public health issues with reduced or...
14-Oct-2021 3:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Remembering the heroic boat rescue effort on 9/11

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Child's Play

Children are wildly over scheduled being rushed from this lesson to that practice, on top of academic preparation. UD researchers speak to the value of unstructured play that teaches skills such as creativity and self-direction.
18-Aug-2021 12:30 PM EDT

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