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1 hr ago | Cape Gazette

Walk the Boards for Parkinson May 17 in Rehoboth Beach

Gathered for the signing of the proclamation naming April as Parkinson Disease Awareness Month are in back Bill Smith, Joyce McCoy, Dennis Leebel, Betty Leebel, Liz McCaffrey, Arthur Elkin, Gov. Jack Markell, Elaine Russo, Andy Russo, Ed Slygh and Sonny Meier.

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Related Topix: Rehoboth Beach, DE, Jack Markell, US Governors, Sussex County, DE, Healthcare Law, Law, Dover, DE

6 hrs ago | Washington Times

Critics rail against liberal bias for commencement speakers

This year's Democratic commencement speakers outnumber their Republicans counterparts by more than 2 to 1, according to a survey by Campus Reform.

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Related Topix: US News, Yale University, University of South Carolina, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul

Thu Apr 17, 2014

EurekAlert!

Better thermal-imaging lens from waste sulfur

A University of Arizona-led research team has discovered a simple process for making a new lightweight plastic from the inexpensive and abundant element sulfur.

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Related Topix: University of Arizona, Cameras, Chemistry, Science

Daily Record

Pollution threatens Barnegat Bay businesses

Barnegat Bay contributes about $4 billion a year to New Jersey's economy, and could grow into an even bigger engine if water quality were improved to bring more users back, according to a University of Delaware research study.

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Related Topix: Ocean County, NJ, Beachwood, NJ, Toms River, NJ

USA Today

Check out Christie, Biden on Throwback Thursday

That's Biden, then a U.S. senator representing Delaware, posing with a young Christie, Christie's wife, Mary Pat, and their daughter Sarah.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, John Edwards

Medical News Today

Processing can affect size of nanocarriers for targeted drug delivery

For your information: MNT accounts were not affected by the recent Heartbleed bug, as we were not running a vulnerable version of OpenSSL.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Torch

St. John's elects 17th President, Conrado M. Gempesaw

Last week, the St. John's Presidential Search Committee and Board of Trustees announced that Conrado M. Gempesaw, Ph.D., will be the 17th president of the University.

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Related Topix: Asian-American, Oxford, OH

USA Today

Handmade wedding bands say I Dyi do

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Related Topix: Wedding, Anaheim, CA

American Thinker

Vice President Clinton?

After the midterms, Joe Biden resigns citing vague, undefined health reasons. Biden will devote his time to assembling documents from his many years in the Senate and as VP for inclusion in the planned Biden Library , mostly already funded by a large pool of donations from wealthy contributors.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton, Bill Clinton, History in the News

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Coatings World

CCEI & ExxonMobil to Conduct Research on Production of Renewable Chemicals from Biomass

The Catalysis Center for Energy Innovation , a U.S. Department of Energy-Energy Frontier Research Center led by the University of Delaware, has announced a two-year program with ExxonMobil to research renewable chemicals from biomass.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Biomass, Energy

NBC Philadelphia

Teen 'Fairy Godsister' Helps Girls Get to Prom

Victoria Draper makes prom a reality for fellow teens who are cash-strapped. Draper is juggling the demands of her first year of college at the University of Delaware, but that hasn't stopped her from continuing The Rose Petal, a community service project she and her mother dreamed up over lunch three years ago.

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Ubergizmo

Airborne Wind Turbines Another Possible Avenue To Harvest Energy

I am quite sure that wind turbines do have its advantages and all, but it is not every single day that one is able to fix a wind turbine right there and then.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Gadgets

Medical Device/Diagnostic Ind.

A Fully Functional 3-D Printed Heart Sooner Than You Think

The Cardiovascular Innovation Institute's executive and scientific director, Stuart K. Williams, PhD, has set his sights on a fully functional, implantable 3-D "We think we can do it in 10 years - that we can build, from a patient's own cells, a total heart," Williams, who is also a professor of surgery at the University of Louisville, told the ... (more)

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Related Topix: University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

UDaily

Colonial Athletic Association announces tennis championship pairings

The University of Delaware men's and women's tennis teams learned their postseason fate Monday afternoon as the Colonial Athletic Association released its matchups for the upcoming Championships.

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Related Topix: College of Charleston

Science, Industry and Business

Nano shake-up

Thomas H. Epps, III, and Millicent Sullivan are leading a UD research team that has shown that routine processing and storage conditions can have a significant influence on the size and shape of drug nanocarriers produced from self-assembled polymers.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Cape Gazette

CIB Board seeks funding for waterway maintenance

At the April 4 meeting of the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays Board of Directors, the board agreed to send a letter to state legislators in districts around the Inland Bays asking them to support the development of a long-term, sustainable funding source for the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control to conduct sediment ... (more)

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Related Topix: Delaware

Newswise

Nano Shake-Up: Routine Handling Can Affect Nano Drug Carriers

Significant advances have been made in chemotherapy over the past decade, but targeting drugs to cancer cells while avoiding healthy tissues continues to be a major challenge.

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Inhabitat

Airborne Wind Turbines Could Meet World Energy Demand

A new study from the University of Delaware finds that high-altitude wind turbines tethered to the ground like kites could potentially generate enough clean, renewable electricity for the entire world.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Louisville Cardinal

Asian studies hosts 4th annual Lang Seminar

Four academics - three professors and one researcher from the United States Congressional Research Service - formed the panel for the 4th annual Lang Seminar, an initiative by U of L's Asian studies department to promote discussion on topics related to modern Asia.

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Related Topix: Japan, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The News Journal

Delaware's mud crabs fight off invaders

Feared on the brink of being wiped out a decade ago by invasive Asian shore crabs, the native mud crabs are once again kings of their muddy domains.

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