_Drexel University Research Magazine
A low-cost, indoor farming system being developed at Drexel promises to introduce fresh, self-sustaining produce gardens to residents living in food deserts.
In a pre-clinical study, College of Medicine neuroscientists showed that lab-grown V2a interneurons contribute to a paralyzed body's ability to self-repair and improve respiratory health.
A new study challenges widely held assumptions about how Alzheimer's works — and with it, that Alzheimer’s drugs in clinical trials will be effective..
When we can edit genes, how do we communicate the true risk of what happens if we don’t?
One more reason mothers should take a multivitamin during pregnancy.
Differences in brains between ant workers with specialized behaviors suggests that the brainpower of social animals evolves to suit their role in their colony.
Drexel researchers observed women who announced pregnancy losses on Facebook to study why and how people use social media to share their traumatic experiences.
The solution to prison recidivism may be to improve communication and consistency in how rules violations are addressed.
Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act helped a significant number of minorities get timely access to kidney transplants.
Two educational mobile games developed by Drexel researchers turn players into microbes, providing new digital tools for teaching medicine.
A new screening process at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia revealed room for improvement in how family services professionals assist families coping with food insecurity.
You’ve probably heard about fecal transplants, the latest way for humans to get benevolent bacteria into their intestines. But a group of ants may have been the original poop pill pioneers — 46 million years ago.
A new research center at Drexel will work with industry to uncover early-stage applications for plasma technology.
The bloodline of one bee species may depend on how well mating strategies withstand the rising temperatures of climate change.
Now that California has legalized recreational marijuana use and sales, a researcher is examining how the state’s young adults are being impacted by the new laws.
A team of Drexel researchers created a new camera technology that enables microscopes to present a clearer, more complete and detailed look at their featured presentation.
Shedding consistent pounds each week is linked to long-term weight loss.
It has been long theorized that neutrinos are emitted by blazars, but no one ever saw one occur in the sky — until now.
Very few adults on the autism spectrum who use developmental disability services are employed in paid jobs in the community.
A fabric-like material electrode developed at Drexel does not require flammable electrolyte solution — opening the door to safer batteries not at risk for leaks or disastrous meltdowns.
For the first time, researchers are taking a close look at the bacterial ecosystems in ambulances across the country.
Sitting for long periods has been linked to a number of health negatives; now, a Drexel specialist-authored paper claims employers should be held liable for harms caused to employees.
Are exclusive, player-only villages a good thing? According to Drexel research, these coach-supported “athletic villages” have drawbacks for individual players and universities.
Your ZIP code may have a bigger impact than you know on how long and how well you live.
Researchers were able to reverse symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease in insect test subjects by restoring the balance between two epigenetic enzymes that regulate gene expression.
Researchers have discovered that adding paraffin oil to concrete can give surfaces the ability to melt ice and snow.
Trauma support could drastically help the population who receives welfare to succeed.
A family of plants preyed on by milkweed and clearwing butterflies may have evolved away from a particular class of defensive chemicals after their predators developed a tolerance to them.
Machine learning and advanced algorithms are allowing researchers to look at the inner-workings of live cells in a new light.
An analysis of lobbying data found that the fossil fuels, utilities and transportation sectors far outspent environmental groups and renewable energy corporations on lobbying emissions regulators.
A country’s rising or falling reputation has direct economic impact.
The Ion Pinch invented at Drexel helps keep large HVAC systems running leaner and lasting longer by preventing harmful mineral deposition.
The nearly two-century-old ruins of a home owned by a former slave are being used in a digital history lesson about early Philadelphia society.
If you want people to embrace change, don’t preach change’s positive impact.
Researchers found female physicians were underrepresented as authors in high-impact pediatric journals, despite dominating the field.
Researchers are showing that cold plasma can eliminate persistent toxins called “forever chemicals” from food and water supplies.