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March for Science Participants Interested in Both Promoting, Defending Science


Encouraging science-based policies and defending science from political attacks are strong motivators for March for Science participants, according to a new University of Delaware Center for Political Communication survey.
19-Apr-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Joe Biden Is Back at His Alma Mater


After launching a public policy institute last month at the University of Delaware, former vice president Joe Biden returns to his alma matter for a public celebration on Friday, April 7, at noon. The event will include remarks from Biden, UD...
5-Apr-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Methane Emissions From Trees

A new University of Delaware study is one of the first to show that tree trunks in forests in high or hilly lands emit methane rather than store it, representing a previously unaccounted source of the powerful greenhouse gas. Because of methane’s...
4-Apr-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Making Bones Stronger Through Math


New treatments for osteoporosis are desperately needed. Two University of Delaware scientists report estimates of potentially the most effective dosage of a particular peptide, with results that could raise density levels in badly degraded bones...
29-Mar-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Discovery Showcases Membranes That Can Fix Themselves


University of Delaware scientists develop a self-healing membrane for hydrogen fuel cells. Typical membranes, a crucial component of the cells, are prone to cracks and pinholes. Discovery showcases membranes that can fix themselves.
24-Mar-2017 4:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Early Infant Weight Gain Could Lead to Adult Obesity


University of Delaware researcher Jillian Trabulsi found that rapid weight gain in an infant's first six months of life is a risk factor for child- and adulthood obesity. Trabulsi’s research examines infant formula and how various compositions...
22-Mar-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

International Research Team Warns of Mineral Supply Constraints


An international research team warns of mineral supply constraints as green technology demand increases. The team, led by the University of Delaware's Saleem Ali, says mining exploration isn’t keeping up with future demand and better global...
22-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Unforeseen Impacts of the Fair Trade Movement

The University of Delaware's Lindsay Naylor studied fair trade in the southernmost Mexican state of Chiapas and found that the marketing practice hasn't done much for indigenous Mayas working on coffee plots. Naylor found that labor prices have been...
22-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Professor and Olympic Expert Says NHL's Decision to Skip Winter Games Is "All About Business"

Matthew J. Robinson, professor and director of the Sport Management Program in the University of Delaware's Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics, can comment on stories about the NHL's decision to skip to 2018 Winter Olympic Games in...
4-Apr-2017 10:05 AM EDT

UD Researcher Offers Solutions in the Wake of Trump's EO Rolling Back Climate Change Policy

30-Mar-2017 10:05 AM EDT

Expert on Pay Inequality Available for Stories on International Women's Day

8-Mar-2017 4:05 PM EST

Self-Driving Vehicle Development Needs a Moral GPS, Says University of Delaware Researcher

22-Feb-2017 3:05 PM EST

Super Bowl Ad Expert: Don't Look for Super Commercials This Year, but There Will Be Highlights

University of Delaware marketing professor John Antil dug into the numbers and the advertisements planned for Super Bowl LI and says viewers who prefer the commercials to the game might be let down this year. Still, some spots will break new ground...
1-Feb-2017 12:05 PM EST

Expert on the Ethics of Autonomous Vehicles Available for Comment on Stories, Including Those About Self-Driving Car Startup Waymo

11-Jan-2017 9:05 AM EST

Disaster Researcher Can Comment on Potential California Mega-Quake; Focuses on Evacuation Decision-Making and Response

8-Dec-2016 10:05 AM EST

Expert in Evacuation Decision Making and Response Available for Stories on Hurricane Matthew

Tricia Wachtendorf, Director of the University of Delaware's Disaster Research Center, is an expert on evacuation decision making and response during disasters such as hurricanes, tsunamis, earthquakes and terrorist attacks. She has conducted field...
5-Oct-2016 12:05 PM EDT

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