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All In The News tagged "science"

Dinosaurs Looking For Elbow Room at Natural History Museum

Dr. Ken Lacovara, associate professor in the College of Arts & Sciences, was quoted in the Las Vegas Review-Journal in a story about plans for the Las Vegas History Museum to open a fossil lab.

Microscopic Mountains

Dr. Yury Gogotsi, a professor in the College of Engineering and director of the A.J. Drexel Institute of Nanotechnology, and Dr. Michel Barsoum, a professor in the College of Engineering, were featured in a Philadelphia Inquirer story on “nanosheets,” a new class of materials far thinner than a human hair. Babak Anasori, a Ph.D. student in the College of Engineering, was also quoted.

Popular Opinion on Climate Change Traced to Political Elites

Dr. Robert Brulle, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in several publications including ScientificAmerican.com regarding his new study on factors that predict public opinion on climate change.

Cool Plasma Torch Kills Germs on Raw Chicken

Food safety research using plasma, from the College of Nursing and Health Professions, the College of Arts and Sciences and the A.J. Drexel Plasma Institute, was highlighted on the Popular Science website and other online news outlets.

Science of NHL Hockey

Dr. Patricia Shewokis, a professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions and School of Biomedical Engineering, Science, and Health Systems, was featured on NBCLearn.com in a video about the science of reaction time in NHL hockey. The program was also featured in a New York Times blog post.

Work to Save Sea Turtles Continues Around World

Dr. James Spotila, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was noted in The Pilot (Southern Pines, N.C.) in a blog post about his book on saving sea turtles from extinction.

How Women Can Get Better Sleep

Dr. Joanne Getsy, a professor and director of the Sleep Center in the College of Medicine, appeared on WTXF-TV (FOX-29) in a feature about women’s sleep habits.

High School Students do Graduate Level Research on Liver Cancer and Hepatitis B

Dr. Ying-Hsiu Su, associate professor for the Drexel University College of Medicine, was mentioned in the Bucks County Courier Times, for her role as a mentor to high school students doing graduate level research on liver cancer and Hepatitis B.

Philly Entomologist Honored by Mongolian Government

Dr. Jon Gelhaus, an evolutionary biologist at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University won the Best Scientist in Nature and Environment medal from the Mongolian Ministry of Nature, Environment and Tourism for his work investigating aquatic insects in Mongolia. The story was featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer and Newsworks.org.

The Breaking of the Fellowship (NASA, Not Lord of the Rings)

Drexel alumnus Christopher Ferguson ‘84 was quoted in the Houston Chronicle, in a story about the end of the space program and his time as the last shuttle’s commander.

'Orgasm' Exercises Alone Fail to Improve Sex

Dr. Susan Kellogg-Spadt, professor at Drexel University College of Medicine, was quoted on LiveScience.com in a story about exercises to improve sexual functions.

City to Host U.S. Green-Building Conference

Dr. Elliot Schreiber, a clinical professor in the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in the Philadelphia Inquirer, in an article about an upcoming green-building conference in Philadelphia.