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Roadside Research from the Pinelands and Coast to Coast

August 14, 2014
prescribed burn

Roads are essentially the primary feature of human civilization at this point,” according to Dane Ward, a doctoral student in environmental science at Drexel University who is presenting research at the Ecological Society of America (ESA) meeting....

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Drexel Faculty, Students Among Nominees For 2014 Philadelphia Geek Awards

July 08, 2014
Ted Daeschler with Tiktaalik fossils

The annual Philadelphia Geek Awards have once again recognized the work of Drexel University’s faculty and students as some of the best examples of the city’s vibrant geek community over the past year....

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New Courses for Fall

June 24, 2014
Library

What do time, Abraham Lincoln and LGBT history have in common? They’re all topics you can learn about in these new fall courses!...

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You Catch (and Kill) More Flies with This Sweetener…

June 05, 2014
Flies that have been killed by sweetener

In a study that began as a sixth-grade science fair project, researchers at Drexel University have found that a popular non-nutritive sweetener, erythritol, may be an effective and human-safe insecticide....

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A Tiny, Toothy Catfish with Bulldog Snout Defies Classification

May 13, 2014
Toothy Catfish

Kryptoglanis shajii is a strange fish - and the closer scientists look, the stranger it gets. This small subterranean catfish sees the light of day and human observers only rarely, when it turns up in springs, wells and flooded rice paddies in the Western Ghats mountain region of Kerala, India....

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