If you’re frequently trying to make sense of the number of local and national COVID-19 cases and deaths from the CDC’s tracker or other places, but are unsure what it all means, you’re not alone.
Three recent papers from researchers in Drexel University’s Dornsife School of Public Health, discuss continued inequalities and growing challenges faced by many immigrants in the U.S. They also offer opportunities for a creative refocus of present efforts to help close these gaps.
The EXO-200 Collaboration, featuring Michelle Dolinski, PhD, published an analysis of neutrinoless double beta decay in Physical Review Letters in October 2019.
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 […]
The continued discovery and documentation of new species shows life on Earth can still surprise us – and it’s clear that conservation and proper cohabitation of this world is increasingly important. Scientists at the Academy […]
The “Tree of Life” is synonymous with evolution theory – the concept can be traced back to ancient Egyptian mythology, the Bible’s Genesis and is even harnessed by Charles Darwin in support of natural selection. […]
Aaron Hernandez — the former football star charged with murder in 2013 — suffered from a severe case of the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), researchers at Boston University revealed at a medical […]
STAT — a Boston-based national publication focused on science and health news — has named a Drexel University College of Medicine postdoc one of the “brightest young minds in life science.” Halley Oyer, PhD, was […]
Diabetes is much more than just having to avoid certain foods. The risk of blindness, kidney failure and heart disease, among many other issues, are all much higher for diabetic people. Like most diseases in […]
Being able to effectively communicate scientific ideas and results — without muddled jargon getting in the way — is essential for sound public decision-making. Most academic research is funded with taxpayer dollars, after all. And […]