Paper describes new method to understand sources of noise in gene-expression
(Phys.org)—Abhyudai Singh, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Delaware, describes a new method to understand sources of "noise" in gene-expression that create variability in ...
UD researcher gets to the root of why women leave STEM fields
Call it a self-fulfilling prophecy. Women who are the most invested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields (STEM) are also the ones who are most likely to leave them.
Professor leads photonics revolution to help researchers access high-tech foundry services
(Phys.org)—Michael Hochberg joined the University of Delaware in the spring of 2012 as an associate professor in electrical and computer engineering.
Keeping a float: Researchers gather data from high-tech float launched near Antarctica
(Phys.org)—Off the coast of Antarctica, a 4-foot-long, bright yellow tube is drifting through the Southern Ocean and collecting scientific data on the frigid surrounding water.
Hungry black hole: Astronomers poised for galactic chow-down
The super-massive black hole at the center of the Milky Way Galaxy has a healthy appetite, frequently snacking on asteroids and comets. Now, a cloud of gas and dust called G2 is on a dangerous course to become its next meal.
Superstorm animation: Researchers show Sandy's explosive development (w/ Video)
(Phys.org)—A computer animation produced by University of Delaware researchers shows the explosive development of Hurricane Sandy, the superstorm and its unusual track.
Research team teaching robots to respond in disaster emergencies
How do you teach a robot to get into vehicle and drive it? Three University of Delaware professors plan to figure it out by the end of next year.
Birds studied to understand trade-offs between reproduction, immunity
(Phys.org)—Does parenting take a toll on the immune system? If you've ever been the parent of a newborn who demanded to be fed every three to four hours, your gut instinct tells you the answer is an absolute, unequivocal ...
Novel solar reactor may enable clean fuel derived from sunlight
Producing hydrogen from non-fossil fuel sources is a problem that continues to elude many scientists but University of Delawares Erik Koepf thinks he may have discovered a solution.
Investigation of carbon nanotube composites for structural health monitoring
(Phys.org)—In August 2007, the I-35W Bridge over the Mississippi River in Minneapolis collapsed, killing 13 people and injuring 145. The collapse was attributed to a design deficiency that resulted in a gusset plate failing ...