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Engineer studies flow of blood vessels in diabetes, heart disease

People with diabetes develop early and severe heart disease, specifically atherosclerosis, a condition in which plaque builds up inside the arteries. Alisa Clyne, a...

Full Day’s Calories, Fat and Sodium in an Average Restaurant Meal

Consumers tend to think of sit-down restaurants as offering healthier options than fast-food venues but there is little evidence to support that idea. In...

Nutrition guidelines needed for full-service restaurant chains

Food prepared away from home is typically higher in calories and lower in nutrition than food prepared at home, but it now makes up...

Not Just the Koch Brothers: New Study Shows Money Behind Climate...

A new study conducted by Drexel University environmental sociologist Robert J. Brulle, PhD, exposes the organizational underpinnings and funding behind the powerful climate change...

Argonne Lab: Cheap new solar panel material could be game changer

A unique solar panel design made with a new ceramic material points the way to potentially providing sustainable power cheaper, more efficiently, and requiring...

Using sound and stickers to ‘smuggle’ drugs at the cellular level

Medicated adhesive patches have become a preferred method of delivery for everything from nicotine to hormones to motion sickness medication. Drexel University researchers are trying...

Memories Are ‘Geotagged’ With Spatial Information, Researchers Find

Using a video game in which people navigate through a virtual town delivering objects to specific locations, a team of neuroscientists from the University...

New Paradigm for Solar Cell Construction

For solar panels, wringing every drop of energy from as many photons as possible is imperative. This goal has sent chemistry, materials science and electronic...

New rechargeable flow battery enables cheaper, large-scale energy storage

MIT researchers have engineered a new rechargeable flow battery that doesn’t rely on expensive membranes to generate and store electricity. The device, they say,...

Human Neurons Linked to Navigation in Open Environments

Using direct human brain recordings, a research team from Drexel University, the University of Pennsylvania, UCLA and Thomas Jefferson University has identified a new...

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