Professors say US has fallen behind on offshore wind power
University of Delaware faculty from the College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment (CEOE), the College of Engineering and the Alfred Lerner School of Business and Economics say that the U.S. has fallen behind in offshore wind ...
Players object to extreme physique of video game characters
College students playing Japanese fighting video games often object to the unrealistic depictions of the characters, drawn with exaggerated and highly sexualized physiques, but they say the mechanics of the game itself are ...
Insect diversity: Team looks at effects of non-native plants on herbivores
Not only do native plants do a better job of hosting and supporting local insect communities than their non-native counterparts, but a University of Delaware study shows that non-native plants are compounding the problem ...
Modular platform for biosensor assembly
Tumor markers are biological substances, usually proteins, that provide early indication of cancerous or benign tumors in the body.
Sophisticated computer simulation shows image of molecular dynamics in cells
While many people may think of cholesterol only as the culprit in heart disease and other serious conditions, this miraculous molecule is actually essential to our cells—organizing the fatty acids in the membranes that ...
Intense X-ray technology sheds new light on dynamics of how minerals, fluids interact
It's often true that to get to the bottom of big problems or understand massive systems, you have to go deep into the details.
Positive comments on social media found to influence potential voters
When Facebook users see favorable comments on the social media site about a political candidate, those opinions positively influence their own views of the politician, while unfavorable comments have a negative effect, according ...
Researchers examine market potential, environmental trade-offs of using natural gas as a marine fuel
As the maritime shipping industry transitions toward cleaner fuels in response to new environmental regulations and emissions standards, abundant supplies of natural gas in the United States, and worldwide, appear to offer ...
Tuning polymer interpenetration
Polymer nanocomposites are used in a wide range of applications, from automobile parts and tires to high-tech electronics and solar cells.
Researcher studies courtship vocalizations and finds female mice not so silent
They don't use gondolas or croon like Sinatra. But scientists have known for a long time that male mice belt out something like love songs to females when the time seems right to them.