Bridging Science and Society

Bridging Science and Society

Five doctoral students selected for 2018 DENIN Environmental Fellowships The Delaware Environmental Institute (DENIN) has selected its fifth class of DENIN Environmental Fellows. These highly competitive and prestigious fellowships offer financial support and...
Using Sensors to Spot Infrastructure Damage

Using Sensors to Spot Infrastructure Damage

UD team aims to commercialize structural health monitoring systems An entrepreneurial team based at the University of Delaware is working to commercialize a system that could make infrastructure such as bridges and pipelines safer. The team, called Smartenius,...
Shop Right

Shop Right

Online shopping might not be as green as people think it is Home shopping isn’t new — images from Sears catalogues in the early 1900s show bicycles, banjos, hats, dresses, shoes, long underwear for men, corsets for women, guns, tools, light fixtures, storage trunks,...
All about the microbes

All about the microbes

Researchers compare notes on amazing world of bacteria, fungi, viruses, protozoa They’re out there for better or for worse, a teeming universe of microbes that influences everything that lives and breathes in this world. They have ominous-sounding names –...
Biochar to the Rescue

Biochar to the Rescue

Environmental engineering faculty study novel approach to stormwater management When stormwater runs off impervious surfaces like pavements and roofs, it bypasses nature’s filtering system and moves rapidly through storm drains, sewer systems and drainage ditches into...
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