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December 7, 2013
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NASA’s Cassini Spacecraft Obtains Best Views of Saturn Hexagon

Embedded video from NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory California Institute of Technology NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has obtained the highest-resolution movie yet of a unique six-sided jet stream, known as the hexagon, around Saturn’s north pole.

October 10, 2013
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The Failing Freezer: How Soil Microbes Affect Global Climate

With a $3.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy, a UA-led international collaboration studies how microbes release greenhouse gases as they gain access to nutrients in the soil thawing under the influence of warmer global temperatures. The U.S. … Continue reading

September 23, 2013
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From military to MBA

How the Carlson School supports veterans going for an MBA Looking to apply to an MBA program, Heidi Sandell faced a common problem among veterans. “I had a hard time translating my skills into something the business world could use … Continue reading

August 29, 2013
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Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids Likely Harmed Threatened Kentucky Fish Species

Hydraulic fracturing fluids are believed to be the cause of the widespread death or distress of aquatic species in Kentucky’s Acorn Fork, after spilling from nearby natural gas well sites. These findings are the result of a joint study by the … Continue reading

April 29, 2013
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Research Finds Invasive Kudzu Bugs May Pose Greater Threat Than Previously Thought

The invasive kudzu bug has the potential to be a major agricultural pest, causing significant damage to economically important soybean crops. Conventional wisdom has held that the insect pests will be limited to areas in the southern United States, but … Continue reading

November 18, 2012
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Sandy’s Underwater Sandscapes

UD researchers studying ‘fingerprint’ left on seafloor by Hurricane Sandy Beneath the 20-foot waves that crested off Delaware’s coast during Hurricane Sandy, thrashing waters reshaped the floor of the ocean, churning up fine sand and digging deep ripples into the … Continue reading

October 10, 2012
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Coastal Power Surveys

UD’s Messer gauges Delaware beachgoers’ reactions to offshore energy The University of Delaware’s Kent Messer leads a research team that is conducting two studies at the Delaware coast to determine how people would react to offshore energy production and how … Continue reading

October 7, 2012
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USGS Releases First Assessment of Shale Gas Resources in the Utica Shale: 38 trillion cubic feet

The Utica Shale contains about 38 trillion cubic feet of undiscovered, technically recoverable natural gas (at the mean estimate) according to the first assessment of this continuous (unconventional) natural gas accumulation by the U. S. Geological Survey. The Utica Shale … Continue reading