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It’s Electric!

It’s Electric!

UD Prof. Koffi Pierre Yao earns $1 million grant to develop a better lithium ion battery Like many people, Koffi Pierre Yao cannot afford his dream vehicle, the all-electric Tesla Roadster, which runs about $200,000. But unlike many people, Yao has the power to do...
Taking Aim at Plastic Waste

Taking Aim at Plastic Waste

UD wins federal grant to establish Center for Plastics Innovation Every year millions of tons of plastic bottles, coffee cups, grocery bags and other waste enter our environment, from landfills to vast garbage patches in the ocean. These plastics can persist for...
In the Loop

In the Loop

Research on unusual ocean currents could save lives, benefit industries In a lab at the University of Delaware, researchers are unlocking mysteries about ocean currents that could have far-reaching impacts, from boosting economic benefits to even saving lives in the...
TuFF Material

TuFF Material

Strong, lightweight material invented at UD could be industry disruptor When airplanes and automobiles were newfangled inventions a century ago, they contained parts crafted from wood or metal. Today, aircraft and automobile manufacturers increasingly use components...
Gecko Stickiness

Gecko Stickiness

UD researcher explores connection between human cartilage and the famous lizard When people consider the humble gecko (assuming people consider the gecko at all), it’s likely car insurance that comes to mind. But these colorful little lizards do more for humans than...
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