If we’re not careful in how big data is collected, the samples we use to improve public policy will only reinforce existing problems.
School “makerspaces” have enormous potential to foster learning and engagement, but need to be inclusive of all learners.
In response to a study that gained widespread attention, a Drexel researcher looked closer at population-level data and found that white males are significantly less likely to be killed by police than males of color.
Drexel researchers have discovered a new strategy for squeezing drugs into dense tumors. All it takes is a good disguise.
Adult coloring books can have positive effects on a person’s stress levels, but they’re no substitute for actual art therapy.
Materials scientists at Drexel have invented a new approach to make dust-repellant properties of certain surfaces even stronger, opening up exciting possibilities for extending the life of medical devices.
A new research center aims to untangle Americans’ often problematic relationship with food.
Now there's proof you can't even pay people to go workout.
Researchers around the world are examining a material invented in Drexel’s labs for clues about its potential use in batteries, wearable technology, mobile devices and so much more.
Drexel is leading a group of higher-educational institutions to study how experiential learning affects educational outcomes.
In the search for a better recipe to produce thin sheets of metal oxide fit for energy storage, a little salt can go a long way.
A study of the way nations confront the aftermath of genocide reveals new ideas about the best path to peace.
Two new antimalarial drugs increase cholesterol in a malaria parasite’s plasma membrane, making it too stiff to pass through the bloodstream.
The discovery that a particular protein doesn’t just give cells jobs but also sticks around to teach them to perform their new assignments could provide insight into schizophrenia.
The common perception that CEOs always sacrifice shareholder profits for their own in a merger may be flawed.
Drexel researchers are seeking a better understanding of how cancer cells move so their spread can ultimately be slowed.
Researchers at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University found a foot-tall, dinosaur-era alga that had never previously been discovered in North America.
A study of sleeping human cells suggests that the body is hardwired to respond to aging with the same pro-survival tactics it uses to fight off infections.
A sampling of naturally growing Orthotrichum lyelli moss from Portland, Oregon, exposed previously undetected sources of industrial pollution.
The regulation of emissions from the power sector could have a positive impact on plants, in addition to humans, according to new research.
Researchers have developed a new way to measure freshwater quality using microscopic algae called diatoms.
A new study helps illuminate why fewer women are coaching college sport teams than in years past.
A battery-powered applicator — as small and light as a watch — is the first portable device to heal chronic wounds with low-frequency ultrasound.
Drexel researchers believe youth coaches should teach young athletes better movement techniques that will reduce lower-body injuries.
Instagram has become a destination for some people making sensitive and stigmatized self-disclosures.
A new project has young students in West Philadelphia participating in next-generation science activities to identify plants and animals living in their community and to provide solutions to city planners to increase the urban biodiversity in the city.
Drexel researchers have successfully triggered a process in which cells engulf their own insides in mice subjects, which could be used to prevent chronic lung disease in premature infants.
A new grant will allow researchers in the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute to explore the connection between early detection of autism spectrum disorder and improved outcomes.
Despite a dip in the number of new wells being drilled in the Marcellus Shale, the amount of methane in the air in rural parts of Pennsylvania is on the rise.
Researchers have made progress in understanding how a common pathogen causes the chronic lung infections in cystic fibrosis patients.
An elusive eyeless catfish measuring less than an inch has finally been given a name by researchers from the Academy of Natural Science of Drexel University.
The relationship between internet search results and a brand’s success is more complex than common wisdom suggests.
A regional manufacturing lab established by Drexel in collaboration with the federally funded Advanced Functional Fabrics of America will work with public-private partners to develop new “textile devices” and foster an American edge in fabric manufacturing.
An excavated Belgian quarry provides some of the earliest evidence of schools of different fish species using a common nursery to raise their young.
A new finding expands scientists' understanding of how layered materials handle pressure.
In Drexel’s Product Design program, great ideas begin with the end in mind.