Research Stories

Peering into cell structures
A University of Delaware research team led by Tatyana Polenova and colleagues from the Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope have revealed for the first time, atom by atom, the structure of a protein bound to a microtubule.
Closing the loop on an HIV escape mechanism
Researchers from six universities, led by the University of Delaware and funded by NIH and NSF, has uncovered new information about a protein that regulates HIV's ability to hijack a cell and start replicating.
Transgender rights, protections
A new survey from UD's Center for Political Communication examines public support for transgender rights and protections.
Hunting for cleft-related genes
Salil Lachke's curated gene reference library will steer researchers to prime suspects in orofacial cleft birth defects.
Engineered cartilage
A team of researchers from the University of Delaware and Christiana Care has received a grant from the Osteo Science Foundation to develop and test a new biomimetic material for the treatment of temporomandibular joint disorders.
Fat makes coral fit
A new study by researchers including UD's Mark Warner finds that fat makes coral fit to cope with climate change. The researchers reported their findings in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences.
Concussion discussion
With a national clamor for more information on head impacts in sports, the University of Delaware is positioned directly in the middle of the concussion discussion.
Spine health
Dawn Elliott, professor and chair of biomedical engineering at the University of Delaware, is working with researchers at Flinders University in Australia to address the growing problem of spinal dysfunction.
Coastal dynamics
UD professor Xiao-Hai Yan reports on coastal ocean response to global warming acceleration and hiatus in Scientific Reports, a publication of Nature.
Open access topic
Representatives of University of Delaware graduate programs from across the academic disciplines gathered at the Morris Library on Oct. 22 to learn about critical issues facing equal access to scholarly knowledge.
Women of research
The latest issue of the University of Delaware Research magazine profiles seven women researchers who offer insight into their work, the hurdles they have cleared and what keeps them moving forward.
Rice residue
A new study by University of Delaware researchers considers how adding silica-rich rice residue to improve crop yields and decrease arsenic uptake may affect the soils in which rice plants are grown.
Our turbulent sun
The University of Delaware's William Matthaeus discusses how heliospheric imaging yields much data on how turbulent dynamics affect hot, charged plasma flowing through the sun's magnetic field.
Dive success
Students and faculty from the University of Delaware's College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment participated in human operated submersible research dives in the Delaware Bay aboard Cyclops 1.
ME seminars
The University of Delaware Department of Mechanical Engineering has announced its 2015 fall seminar series.
CBE presentations
The University of Delaware Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering has announced its 2015 fall seminar series.
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How must we condemn acts of brutality

News Journal, Nov. 17, 2015

S. Ismat Shah, professor in the University of Delaware's Department of Materials Science and Engineering, writes in a Delaware Voice piece that people must speak in condemnation of violence and in support of peace.

As stock buybacks reach historic levels, signs that corporate America is undermining itself

Reuters, Nov. 16, 2015

Charles Elson, director of the University of Delaware's John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance, is quoted in a report on the long-term effects of corporate stock buybacks.

Seven projects developed at UD's student hackathon, Nov. 16, 2015

A wearable mouse emulator, a restaurant heat map, a digital classroom and more were all created at the second annual DelHack student hackathon hosted by the University of Delaware.


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