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The Ultimate Grilling Guide

Jonathan Deutsch, PhD, a professor in the Department of Food and Hospitality Management in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in an Aug. 30 Popular Mechanics article about the science of grilling and barbecuing.

Scientists Examine Why Some Pilots Thrive Under Pressure, and Some Crack

Hasan Ayaz, PhD, an associate research professor in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, was quoted in a May 21 Popular Mechanics story about his new study that measured pilots' brain activity while they were in flight. The story was also picked up by Yahoo! News.

This Bulletproof Curtain Could Protect Students From Gunmen

Drexel was mentioned in a March 9 Popular Mechanics story about a bullet-proof curtain that is being designed by Ballistic Cordon Systems, which began as a project by four recent graduates while they were at the University.

Brontosaurus Is Back: New Study Says the Dino Is Real After All

Jason Poole, fossil preparation lab manager at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, was quoted in a Popular Mechanics article on April 7 about new research claiming that the defunct dinosaur name Brontosaurus should be reinstated.

How Adding Viruses Can Boil Water Three Times Faster

Research by Matthew McCarthy, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering, was featured in a March 31 PopularMechanics.com post. McCarthy’s lab is developing a nanostructure coating that improves heat-transfer efficiency during boiling.