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All In The News tagged "Discover"

These Spray-on Antennas Could Be the Future of Communication

Kapil Dandekar, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in Sept. 26 posts on Communications of ACM and World Industrial Reporter about Drexel's spray-applied MXene antenna research. A related post by Yury Gogotsi, PhD, Distinguished University and Bach professor in the College of Engineering; Babak Anasori, PhD, a research assistant professor in the College of Engineering; and Asia Sarycheva, a doctoral researcher in the College, which originally appeared in The Conversation, was picked up by Discover magazine on Sept. 26. 

Information to Action: Strengthening EPA Citizen Science Partnerships for Environmental Protection

Gwen Ottinger, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a May 8 Discover blog about how the EPA can better support citizen science partnerships for environmental protection.

Future Wear

Genevieve Dion, an associate professor in Westphal College and director of the Shima Seiki Haute Technology Lab and Center for Functional Fabrics, was quoted in the April edition ofDiscover magazine, in a story about electronic textiles being developed at MIT as part of the Advanced Functional Fabrics of America regional research and development collaboration. The story was reposted on the blog GizmoCrazed on May 3.

Why Nothing Really Matters

Michael Vogeley, PhD, professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed for a story on the emptiness and vastness of space for the December issue of Discover magazine.

The Ethics of Joke Science

Lawrence Souder, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, and Maryam Ronaugh an international student engagement coordinator in the Office of Student Affairs, were quoted in a Dec. 20 Discover “Neuroskeptic” blog post about their research on the ethics of ironic science.

Top 100 Stories of 2014

Kenneth Lacovara, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in the January/February 2015 issue of Discover magazine in the “Top 100 Stories of 2014” feature. His team’s discovery of the supermassive dinosaur Dreadnoughtus schrani was ranked 21st among the year’s top scientific discoveries.