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February

  • Do Women with Bulimia Have Both an Eating Disorder and a Weight Disorder?

    February 29, 2012

    Researchers at Drexel University have found that a majority of women with bulimia nervosa reach their highest-ever body weight after developing their eating disorder, despite the fact that the development of the illness is characterized by significant weight loss.

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  • 3D Printed Robotic Dinosaurs

    Robotic Dinosaurs On the Way for Next-Gen Paleontology with 3-D Printing

    February 20, 2012

    Researchers are bringing the latest technological advancements in 3-D printing to the study of ancient life. Using scale models of real fossils, for the first time, they will be able to test hypotheses about how dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals moved and lived in their environments.

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  • Study Predicts Public Opinion on Climate Change

    February 06, 2012

    A new study conducted by Dr. Robert Brulle, a professor of sociology and environmental science in Drexel University’s College of Arts and Sciences, along with Jason Carmichael of McGill University and J. Craig Jenkins of Ohio State University, identifies the informational, cultural and political processes that influence public concern about climate change.

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  • Dielectric barrier discharge plasma being applied to chicken breast using a probe.

    A Zap of Cold Plasma Reduces Harmful Bacteria on Raw Chicken in Drexel Study

    February 02, 2012

    A new study by food safety researchers at Drexel University demonstrates that plasma can be an effective method for killing pathogens on uncooked poultry. The proof-of-concept study was published in the January issue of the Journal of Food Protection.

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