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November 16, 2012
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Degraded Military Lands To Get Ecological Boost From CU-led Effort

Some arid lands in the American West degraded by military exercises that date back to General George Patton’s Word War II maneuvers in the Mojave Desert should get a boost from an innovative research project led by the University of … Continue reading

May 8, 2012
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Probability of Success

UD alum and ‘Jeopardy!’ champ Craig tells students it’s important to take chances When Li Liao, associate professor in the University of Delaware Department of Computer and Information Sciences, saw Roger Craig’s almost-perfect GRE score while Craig was applying to … Continue reading

March 23, 2012
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Helping Women Faculty Navigate ‘Career Pressure Points’

As a professor of astronomy and physics, Priyamvada Natarajan doesn’t balk at taking risks. She has modeled the upper limits of “monster” black holes and analyzed the consistency of dark matter. As a theorist, she notes, intellectual risk is par … Continue reading

January 10, 2012
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Tortoise Species Thought to Be Extinct Still Lives, Genetic Analysis Reveals

Dozens of giant tortoises of a species believed extinct for 150 years may still be living at a remote location in the Galápagos Islands, a genetic analysis conducted by Yale University researchers reveals. The analysis, published Jan. 9 in the … Continue reading