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Bullying Based on Stigma Has Especially Damaging Effects


In a new study, two professors are looking at bullying based on stigma – where one is treated unfairly or unjustly due to one's race, sexual orientation, gender, or other characteristic – and examining the methods used to prevent this type of...
7-Mar-2018 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Smart Glass Made Better, and Cheaper


New "smart glass" technology developed at the University of Delaware could make curtains and blinds obsolete. This isn't the first "smart glass," but it's one-tenth the price of other versions and more transparent in its transparent state and more...
7-Mar-2018 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

For Energy Experts, New Method Is a Gas


Researchers have developed a method that will help natural gas experts better understand shale samples and eventually help them decide whether to invest time and resources to extract gas from the formation the samples came from.
26-Feb-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Insight Into Plants' Self-Defense


Researchers at the University of Delaware and the University of California-Davis have uncovered new details of how chloroplasts move about in times of trouble. It's the fundamental kind of research information that helps scientists understand plant...
22-Feb-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

NBC's Primetime Olympic Broadcast Features More Male Athletes by Significant Margin


NBC's primetime broadcast of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games has highlighted men's events significantly more than women's events, according to research co-conducted by the University of Delaware.
19-Feb-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Catching Up to Brain Cancer

University of Delaware researchers have produced a new and freely available computer program that predicts cancer cell motion and spread with high accuracy. The system gives researchers a faster way of examining rapidly spreading brain cancer tumors...
14-Feb-2018 11:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Using Technology to Detect Hidden Threats


A research group at the University of Delaware has received a $1 million grant to develop technology that helps soldiers detect explosive devices from a distance. The augmented reality system will use traditional cameras, thermal infrared sensing...
9-Feb-2018 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Cleaner Ship Fuels Will Benefit Health, but Affect Climate Too

Marine shipping fuels will get a whole lot cleaner in 2020 when a regulation by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) requires fuels to contain 80-86 percent less sulphur.This is the most significant improvement in global fuel standards for...
6-Feb-2018 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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