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Women Get Less Credit Than Men in the Workplace


New research from the University of Delaware suggests that women receive less credit for speaking up in the workplace than their male counterparts.
13-Dec-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Deck the Claws


Majoid crabs — known as decorator crabs — adorn themselves with items secured from their surroundings such as sponges, algae and other marine debris. Scientists and students at the University of Delaware are exploring what factors drive this...
8-Dec-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Vehicles of the Future Put to the Test

University of Delaware researchers are looking at ways to maximize fuel efficiency in automated vehicles. A new facility, equipped with six driving simulators that can represent human-driven vehicles all linked together in a transportation...
5-Dec-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Discovery Puts the Brakes on HIV's Ability to Infect


In a study led by the University of Delaware and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, researchers discovered a "brake" that interferes with HIV's development into an infectious agent. This mechanism prevents the capsid - the protein...
30-Nov-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Discovery: Common Jellyfish Is Actually Two Species


University of Delaware professor and alum discover sea nettle jellyfish found in Rehoboth and Chesapeake Bay is actually two species.
27-Nov-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Toys for Tiny Engineers


University of Delaware's K-12 STEM education expert recommends holiday gifts based on a few of the National Academy of Engineering’s “Grand Challenges” for the future.
27-Nov-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Black Friday Deals Can Make You Spend More


New research co-authored by a University of Delaware professor suggests that certain types of these discounts may cause consumers to spend more than they realize.
21-Nov-2017 3:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Therapy Lessens Impact of Mistreatment at a Young Age


Work underway in a laboratory at the University of Delaware suggest certain drugs can prevent and reduce changes to the brain caused by mistreatment at an early age.
16-Nov-2017 4:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

Disaster Research Experts Available to Discuss Evacuations and Other Aspects of Southern California Fires


7-Dec-2017 2:50 PM EST

UDelaware prof, director of @icecpcoach & expert on national #Olympic committees can discuss #Russia @Olympics ban for doping


5-Dec-2017 4:35 PM EST

Collections, Artifacts Explore the #Halifaxexplosion on the 100th Anniversary of the Disaster


5-Dec-2017 9:05 AM EST

Sea Level Rise Experts Discuss Projected Increases in Delaware

A geologist for the state of Delaware and a climate scientist unpack the results of a recent report on sea level rise and talk about how projected increases may affect the First State and other areas on the Atlantic Seaboard.
30-Nov-2017 4:05 PM EST

Experts Available to Comment on #Blackfriday and #CyberMonday Consumer Psychology and Decision Making

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14-Nov-2017 12:05 PM EST

Political Expert: Down-Ballot Wins for Democrats Tell the Story of #Election2017


9-Nov-2017 4:05 PM EST

Expert on #metoo Movement: Response Overwhelming, but Just a First Step in Long Process


20-Oct-2017 9:05 AM EDT

Expert Can Comment on All Things Pumpkin, From Your Coffee to the Reason It Lives in Halloween Season

Cindy Ott, professor of history and material culture at the University of Delaware, offers five facts on the pumpkin as the orange gourd makes its return for Halloween and dominates everything from our coffee selection to the Thanksgiving table. She...
19-Oct-2017 1:05 PM EDT

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