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.
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 […]
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.
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.
Experts from Drexel University’s College of Nursing and Health Professions shared tips on staying cool and why it’s important to check in on older family, friends and neighbors when temperatures begin to rise.
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.
More than 150 million Americans – 46% of the country – has received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, and 36% of the country’s population is fully vaccinated. Despite very rare side effects, public health officials consider vaccines to be effective at preventing severe illness and be the ticket to something resembling pre-pandemic life.haryha
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 […]
For April’s Autism Awareness Month, Drexel News Blog is highlighting experts from Drexel University’s A.J. Drexel Autism Institute. Elizabeth McGhee Hassrick, PhD, is a social capital expert.
Many scientists believe that SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for COVID-19, will become “endemic.” It will seasonally circulate in a similar fashion to the other common respiratory viruses, such as those that cause the common cold or flu. If this bears out, there will not be a true end to the pandemic (with accompanying ticker tape parade down Broad Street), but a gradual transition, to an illness that we will have to live with.