How Do You Get to Antarctica? …Study…Study…Study
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How Do You Get to Antarctica? …Study…Study…Study

The Earth’s polar regions are holy lands for environmental researchers. Relatively pristine and preserved by their remoteness and shielded from many of humanity’s atmospheric impacts, the Arctic and Antarctic are environmental samples as close to “unadulterated” as any on the planet. Peter DeCarlo, PhD, an environmental engineer and atmospheric chemist at Drexel, will make his … Continue reading

Next-Gen Virtual Reality is Latest Medium For Drexel’s Digital Storytellers
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Next-Gen Virtual Reality is Latest Medium For Drexel’s Digital Storytellers

Could you imagine abandoning a movie plot line in the theater when it gets boring? Or deciding to follow a different character when the protagonist is annoying you? Choose-your-own-adventure-style movies might be the next box office innovation according to an adjunct professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, who is using the … Continue reading

Drexel Engineer’s Discovery Turns Artificial Ankle Research in a New Direction
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Drexel Engineer’s Discovery Turns Artificial Ankle Research in a New Direction

  One small misstep in the biomechanical understanding of the ankle about 70 years ago has thrown research on the joint slightly off kilter ever since. Sorin Siegler, PhD, a mechanical engineer at Drexel is hoping to realign thinking surrounding one of the busiest orthopedic intersections in the body.It all started about three years ago … Continue reading

Dreadnoughtus schrani: Frequently Asked Questions on the Super-Massive Dinosaur
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Dreadnoughtus schrani: Frequently Asked Questions on the Super-Massive Dinosaur

In a scientific paper published in the journal Scientific Reports today, a Drexel-led team has described a new genus and species of dinosaur they have named Dreadnoughtus schrani. An overview of the discovery and its significance is available in the press release here. Below are answers to some commonly asked questions, placing Dreadnoughtus in the … Continue reading

Drexel Experts Available to Discuss Recent Cyberattacks on U.S. Financial Institutions
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Drexel Experts Available to Discuss Recent Cyberattacks on U.S. Financial Institutions

This month a number of American banks, were breached by a series of sophisticated cyberattacks. Most recently, an attack on JP Morgan allowed the perpetrators to retrieve gigabytes of data including checking and savings account information. The F.B.I. has intervened to investigate these attacks on U.S. financial institutions, indicating to some experts that these coordinated attacks could be … Continue reading