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Early quake alerts

Six thousand seismic sensors, 200 volunteers and a University of Delaware researcher all have one thing in common – helping scientists study earthquakes.

Jul 18, 2011
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Robots, astronauts and asteroids

(PhysOrg.com) -- NASA has its sights set on asteroid exploration, which is just as tricky as it sounds. An asteroid has little gravitational force, which rules out walking on one. Anchoring to the surface ...

May 24, 2011
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When fueling up means plugging in

Want a Nissan Leaf? Join the 20,000 people on the waiting list to get one. The Chevy Volt got your eye? General Motors ramped up availability earlier this year to try and meet demand. With the latest generation ...

May 18, 2011
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Prejudice and the President

Racial prejudice among some white Americans -- even if unintentional -- influences their views of President Barack Obama's "Americanism" and their assessment of how well he is performing in office, according ...

Apr 28, 2011
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Stink bugs shouldn't pose problem until late summer

Last fall, Stephanie Sturmfels battled stink bugs at her Pike Creek home and yard. “Stink bugs were on my deck, they were on my front porch, some were even in my house,” recalls the mother of two ...

Mar 31, 2011
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How insects survive the long, cold winter

Baby, it's cold outside. Time to put another log on the fire, wrap up in a thick sweater, or make a steaming mug of tea. These human adaptations to cold weather are quick, easy and get the job done. Even more ...

Feb 04, 2011
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Super bowl XLV ads -- don't expect much

John Antil teaches marketing at the University of Delaware. He has devoted more than 20 years to researching Super Bowl advertising. He is currently completing a research project interviewing more than 50 ...

Feb 02, 2011
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