An often-overlooked form of manganese, an element critical to many life processes, is far more prevalent in ocean environments than previously known, according to a study led by University of Delaware researchers that was ...
Advancing microRNA research
Leaders in research on microRNAs, University of Delaware professors Blake C. Meyers and Pamela J. Green have an ongoing and longstanding collaboration that recently resulted in the publication of a landmark paper.
A cheaper drive to 'cool' fuels: Scientists pioneer inexpensive catalyst to drive synthetic fuel production
(Phys.org) —University of Delaware chemist Joel Rosenthal is driven to succeed in the renewable energy arena.
Altering shipping routes for offshore wind development could save billions
(Phys.org) —Rerouting ships to open up areas for offshore wind development could save billions of dollars in construction and operating costs for the renewable energy source, according to new findings by the University ...
Electric school buses that power grid could save school districts millions
Electric school buses that feed the power grid could save school districts millions of dollars—and reduce children's exposure to diesel fumes—based on recent research by the University of Delaware's College of Earth, ...
Novel chemical reaction
(Phys.org) -- A chemical reaction reported by University of Delaware assistant professor Donald Watson and his laboratory group has set the chemistry world abuzz for its creativity and potential utility.
Sensor on a chip: New technology holds potential for monitoring ecosystem, human health
University of Delaware researchers are developing sensors that they hope will allow real-time, in situ detection of water and air pollutants in an inexpensive and environmentally friendly manner.
Researchers demonstrate that processing can affect size of nanocarriers for targeted drug delivery
Significant advances have been made in chemotherapy over the past decade, but targeting drugs to cancer cells while avoiding healthy tissues continues to be a major challenge.
Spintronics: Scientists find new magic in magnetic material
From powerful computers to super-sensitive medical and environmental detectors that are faster, smaller and use less energy—yes, we want them, but how do we get them?
Researchers aim to disarm a 'cereal killer'
A fungus that kills an estimated 30 percent of the world's rice crop may finally have met its match, thanks to a research discovery made by scientists at the University of Delaware and the University of California at Davis.