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Spanning the Globe: Drexel Research Reaches Around the World in 2014

November 19, 2014
Spanning the Globe: Drexel Research

The coast of Antarctica. The Canadian Arctic. Delhi, India. The Congo. There's little that these places, oceans apart, seem to have in common, except for this: At some point in 2014, researchers from Drexel were or will be visiting them, helping to make discoveries and an impact on people's lives....

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Understanding Volcanos and Risk: Drexel Expert Comments on the Eruption and Rescue in Japan

September 30, 2014
Loÿc Vanderkluysen, PhD monitoring the active Sinabung volcano in Indonesia

Loÿc Vanderkluysen, PhD, who recently joined Drexel as an assistant professor in Department of Biodiversity, Earth and Environmental Science in the College of Arts and Sciences, returned Friday from fieldwork in Indonesia monitoring the active Sinabung volcano...

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Digging Deeper into Dreadnoughtus: Dinosaur Interview with Ken Lacovara

September 11, 2014
2007 Dreadnoughtus Excavation Team

Check out Drexel News Blog's two-part interview with Kenneth Lacovara, PhD, in regards to his recent Dinosaur discovery. Part 1 features more insight into the dinosaur's anatomy and lifestyle. In Part 2 Lacovara looks back into the process of discovery and then forward into how paleontology is going...

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Drexel Team Unveils Dreadnoughtus: A Gigantic, Exceptionally Complete Sauropod Dinosaur

September 04, 2014
Ken Lacovara, PhD, with the vertebrae of the Dreadnoughtus

Scientists have discovered and described a new supermassive dinosaur species with the most complete skeleton ever found of its type. At 85 feet (26 m) long and weighing about 65 tons (59,300 kg) in life, Dreadnoughtus schrani is the largest land animal for which a body mass can be accurate...

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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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