Three little letters are causing a big stir this month — sought-after ones at the end of a web URL that seemingly bless a site with the credibility of non-profit status: “.org.” While anyone can […]
How many species really inhabit our Earth? Estimates soar as high as 8.7 million – and if that number rings true, then we’ve only identified and described 15 percent of our world’s species! At Drexel […]
A comprehensive analysis of two decades-worth of research on how nanomaterials are being used to improve energy storage technology, published in the latest edition of Science, suggests that they will play an important role in […]
The EXO-200 Collaboration, featuring Michelle Dolinski, PhD, published an analysis of neutrinoless double beta decay in Physical Review Letters in October 2019.
Sharrona Pearl, PhD, of the College of Nursing and Health Professions, discusses the mostly-unheard-of condition, called super recognition.
Scientists have discovered a new species of eel that can discharge up to 860 volts of electricity – significantly more than the 650 volts previously recorded by what had been believed to be the only […]
Characterized by high levels of rainfall – it seems peculiar that a massive fire could take root in a rainforest region. That is why understanding exactly how and why Brazil’s Amazonian rainforest was set ablaze […]
Legionnaire’s disease, a waterborne bacterial infection that got its name after an outbreak at a large American Legion gathering in Philadelphia just over 40 years ago, had been near elimination across much of the world […]
Access to technology has undeniably improved over the last decade, but that has not resulted in greater diversity among the leadership and workforce of the tech industry. Silicon Valley is notoriously dominated by white, male […]
As alluded to by its name, most shipworms bore into and digest wood – making them a natural nemesis to docks, pier infrastructure, wooden vessels and sailors alike. The mollusks digest the wood with the […]