What if a treatment could prevent tissue damage from becoming a serious osteoarthritis case months, or even decades later? This is the challenge being tackled by researchers at Drexel’s School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, in conjunction with researchers at Villanova University, University of Delaware and Tulane University, recently published in ACS Nano.
Category: Science & Technology
Q+A: How Does Working from Home Change the Way We Use and Conserve Energy?
Architectural engineering expert Simi Hoque explains how the pandemic has affected our energy use and how to conserve energy when working from home.
Q+A: The Value of Measuring What’s in the Air We’re Breathing – Both Outside and Inside
Ezra Wood, PhD, a professor in Drexel University’s College of Arts and Sciences and an expert in outdoor air pollution and atmospheric chemistry, co-authored a study published in Environmental Science and Technology about air pollution in Philadelphia.
‘Nest Shading’ Conservation Technique Must Be Carefully Deployed in Order to Protect Sea Turtle Populations, According to New Study
A technique used by conservationists to help preserve sea turtle populations by shading their nests might actually do more harm than good if not properly monitored, according to a new study by veteran environmental science […]
Q+A: The Sights and Smells of Creative Arts Therapies in Virtual Reality
Girija Kaimal, EdD, an associate professor in Drexel’s College of Nursing and Health Professions, and Susan Magsamen, executive director at IAM Lab, part of the Pedersen Brain Science Institute at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine discuss their research of the use of virtual reality with the inclusion of a fragrance in creative arts therapy.
Q+A: Learning From the Tragic Collapse of Surfside, Florida’s Champlain Towers South Could Save Lives and Make Buildings Safer Across the country
Drexel College of Engineering structural engineering expert Abieyuwa Aghayere, PhD, discusses how building safety and inspection codes and policies are likely to change in light of the tragic collapse of Champlain Towers South.
Q+A: Are NFTs Changing the Business of Art, or Making a Parody of It?
Whether they are just the latest iteration of cryptocurrency speculation, or a revolutionary financial development for creators, nonfungible tokens (NFTs) have undeniably spurred a great deal of conversation about the nature and possibility of a new currency system.
Q+A: How Will COVID-19 Change Building Ventilation Standards?
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently updated guidance to acknowledge that COVID-19 is primarily being spread through the air we breathe. While research has indicated as much for quite some time, the formal […]
Two new species of already-endangered screech owls discovered in the Brazilian Rainforest
Analysis of recordings of owls’ screeches and DNA from a museum specimen that is over 173 years old informs new species. Scientists have been studying screech owls for decades and while they are considered a […]
Drexel Scientists Surface From 2020 With 37 New Species
Biodiversity reaches through time and across the land, air and sea. It’s demonstrative of how diverse life on planet Earth is, has been and can be. This knowledge can illuminate how climate disruption, habitat loss […]