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Study: Access to quality parks not equal

University of Delaware researchers found inequality in access to high quality parks. Focusing on Philadelphia, they discovered that the majority of parks with strong ratings were found in affluent areas, while green spaces in marginalized...
10-Oct-2023 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Discovery highlights need for new approach to STI vaccine

University of Delaware researchers conducted exhaustive studies of human papillomavirus (HPV), the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI) in the world. They confirmed 25 different types of HPV prevalent in Nigeria, a discovery that...
19-Sep-2023 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Taking a swing at protecting turfgrass

A team of researchers found that UD1022, a University of Delaware-patented beneficial bacteria, could be effective against fungal pathogens that affect turfgrass ( such as creeping bent grass) found on golf courses and other professionally managed...
3-Aug-2023 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Social Media Usage Negatively Impacts the Schoolwork of Students from Adolescence to College Research Suggests

Over 93% of 13 to 17 year-olds report using at least one social media platform, with most reporting using three different platforms regularly, researchers said. Average daily use spans 9 hours.
2-Aug-2023 3:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New study shows saltwater intrusion is wreaking havoc on farms throughout Delmarva

A new paper from researchers at UD, the University of Maryland and George Washington University published in Nature Sustainability shows the spread and cost of saltwater intrusion from 2011-2017 in farms located in those mid-Atlantic states. The...
31-Jul-2023 8:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Delaware's Laure Kayser named 2023 Beckman Young Investigator

The award will support Kayser's research on engineering devices for assistive soft robotics and tactile displays.
27-Jul-2023 12:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

When Majority Men Respect Minority Women, Groups Communicate Better: A Neurological Exploration

Groups must leverage their members’ diverse knowledge to make optimal decisions. However, the gender composition of a group may affect this ability, particularly because solo status female members (one female grouped with males) are generally...
23-Jun-2023 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Research links increase in depression, COVID diagnosis in student-athletes

Melissa Anderson, a post-doctoral research associate in the Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology (KAAP) at the University of Delaware, set out to explore whether the emotional upheaval tied to the pandemic extended to athletes. The...
22-Jun-2023 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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