Using leeches to measure mammal biodiversity
In order to get a better grasp on the biodiversity of mammals in Sumatra, University of Delaware graduate student Sarah Weiskopf spent two weeks collecting leeches in Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park and conducting genetic ...
Research tracks relationships between CEO greed and company performance
That gut feeling many workers, laborers and other underlings have about their CEOs is spot on, according to three recent studies in the Journal of Management, the Journal of Management Studies and the Journal of Leadership ...
Researchers develop safer electrolytes and use novel technique to assess them
Most of us have seen dramatic photographs of laptops and even cars that have burst into flames due to failures in lithium-ion batteries. On a much larger scale, battery fires grounded Boeing's 787 Dreamliner jets for several ...
Inexpensive, efficient bi-metallic electrocatalysts may open floodgates for hydrogen fuel
University of Delaware researchers have discovered a cheap and efficient catalyst for converting water to hydrogen fuel (known as hydrogen evolution), a vital step in making hydrogen a viable and sustainable energy source.
Research to address mobility of unexploded ordnance on beaches
Hidden dangers on America's beaches include not only much-publicized shark attacks and rip currents but also unexploded ordnance, a term used to describe undetonated explosives including bombs, shells, grenades and mines.
Study details importance of methane seeps in microbial biodiversity of sea floor
The University of Delaware's Jennifer Biddle has co-authored an article detailing the important role methane seeps play in microbial biodiversity of the sea floor in the prestigious journal Proceedings of the National Academy ...
Silver electrocatalysts may help enable long-term space travel
Despite continuous advances, major obstacles remain before manned missions can set off for destinations like Mars. A primary concern is how people will breathe.
New research characterizes novel aspects of maize reproduction
Male reproductive organ development in maize involves a complex array of ribonucleic acid molecules (RNAs) with potentially diverse activities in gene regulation, demonstrated by new research from the University of Delaware ...
Emissions-free cars: Study characterizes essential reaction for renewable energy fuel cells
A University of Delaware research team is considering the important question of what it will take to create an affordable emissions-free car.
Paper details technique to date groundwater
(Phys.org) —Neil Sturchio, chair of the Department of Geological Sciences at University of Delaware, is co-author of a Nature Geoscience paper detailing a pioneering new technique to date groundwater.