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Solving the Mystery of Carbon on Ocean Floor

Little bits of black carbon littering the ocean floor, separate and distinct from the organic carbon believed to come from the ocean’s surface. The source of that strange, and older, carbon has now been identified by UD researchers. The discovery...
4-Dec-2019 12:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Eating whole fruit linked with a reduction in blood pressure

New research, published in a recent issue of the journal Nutrients, shows eating whole fruit is linked with a reduction in blood pressure for both men and women. The study also found added dietary sugar is linked to blood pressure levels in older...
3-Dec-2019 2:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

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UD engineering professor honored by National Academy of Inventors

Kristi Kiick, Blue and Gold Distinguished Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Delaware, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), the organization announced today.
3-Dec-2019 1:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

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A Record-Setting Transistor

A transistor that could be the key to higher bandwidth wireless communications…while requiring less battery life. A UD research team has created a high-electron mobility transistor with record-setting properties. It’s an innovation in both...
26-Nov-2019 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

The cause of chewy chicken meat

Wooden breast syndrome hurts the poultry industry by making chicken meat chewy. Researchers found gene expression irregularities suggesting it’s a metabolic disorder and could lead to short-term solutions. The findings may also inform human health...
20-Nov-2019 4:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Twist on Crispr Technology

Researchers at the University of Delaware, using the revolutionary new genetic technology known as CRISPR/Cas9 have found a way to improve the efficiency and precision of the way enzymes work together to produce certain biochemical reactions in...
15-Nov-2019 12:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Time for a Nuclear Clock

The atomic clocks that make the precision of Global Positioning Systems (GPS) possible have been with us for nearly seventy years. Kicking things up a notch by creating a nuclear clock has been discussed by physicists over the last fifteen years and...
6-Nov-2019 12:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Bundlemers (new polymer units) could transform industries

From tires to clothes to shampoo, many ubiquitous products are made with polymers, large chain-like molecules made of smaller sub-units, called monomers, bonded together. Now, a team of researchers from UD and UPenn has created a new fundamental...
29-Oct-2019 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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Exploring Mysteries of the Universe

The University of Delaware's Swati Singh is using quantum systems to understand astrophysical phenomena and has been awarded a National Science Foundation grant to advance her work.
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Disaster experts available to comment on #HurricaneDorian

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