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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

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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Ruth Patrick Memorial Symposium: Environmental Thinking from Roots to Revolution

April 21, 2014
Ruth Patrick, PhD

Join fellow scientists and environmental advocates for a free symposium on Tuesday, April 22. We will explore how Ruth Patrick, PhD, launched the field of Environmental Science, as well as her many contributions. Finally, we will take a close look at how her work has spurred the grand evolution of t...

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