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salt Adding Some Salt to the Recipe For Energy Storage Materials
A team of researchers from Drexel University, Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) and Tsinghua University recently discovered a way to improve the recipe and make the resulting materials bigger and better and soaking up energy — the secret? Just add salt.
Whiskey pouring Bourbon or Rye? You Can’t Tell the Difference, New Study Says
When asked to sort American whiskeys, consumers were more influenced by alcohol content, age at bottling and product brand.
Logo for the National Autism Indicators Report 2015: Transition into Young Adulthood A.J. Drexel Autism Institute’s Report Cited as ‘Influential’ By Federal Autism Committee
The National Autism Indicators Report was selected by the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee as one of the most influential pieces of research of 2015.
A woman meditating, taking in a breath of fresh air. A Breath of Fresh Air: Drexel Scientists Reveal How the Brain Generates Respiratory Rhythm
Drexel scientists have introduced a new concept of how the brain is involved in this essential function, providing new insight into how breathing disorders could be treated in the future.
Brain Image YouTube Drexel Neurosciences Institute Part of Landmark Alzheimer’s Drug Study 
Drexel researchers are determining if an investigational treatment can clear the built-up plaque of the protein amyloid before the disease progresses and brain cells are impaired.
A map of Portland depicting cadmium levels that shows the two hot spots discovered through the moss samples. The black dots on the map show areas where samples were taken. Courtesy of Sarah Jovan, U.S. Forest Service. Moss Effective in Pinpointing Air Pollution Sources
A team of researchers from the USDA’s Forest Service and Drexel University used naturally-growing tree moss to monitor the air of Portland, Oregon, and provide an accurate map of chemicals found in the air in different parts of the city.
enhanced tumor penetration Dressed to Kill: Tailoring a Suit For Tumor-Penetrating Cancer Meds
Drexel researchers have discovered a new strategy for squeezing drugs into dense tumors.
Shima lab Drexel Brings National Network for Advanced Functional Fabrics Manufacturing to Philadelphia
The U.S. Department of Defense has tapped Drexel University as a key leader in the creation of a $75 million national research institute that will support American textile manufacturers in bringing sophisticated new materials and textiles to the marketplace. The institute, called Advanced Functional Fabrics of America, will be a national manufacturing resource center for industry and government to draw on academic expertise in new fibers and textiles. The result will be fabrics engineered to see, hear, sense and communicate; serving an array of industries including aerospace, apparel, architecture and health.
Shima lab Drexel Brings National Network for Advanced Functional Fabrics Manufacturing to Philadelphia
The U.S. Department of Defense has tapped Drexel University as a key leader in the creation of a $75 million national research institute that will support American textile manufacturers in bringing sophisticated new materials and textiles to the marketplace. The institute, called Advanced Functional Fabrics of America, will be a national manufacturing resource center for industry and government to draw on academic expertise in new fibers and textiles. The result will be fabrics engineered to see, hear, sense and communicate; serving an array of industries including aerospace, apparel, architecture and health.