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.
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.
Shedding consistent pounds each week is linked to long-term weight loss.
Differences in brains between ant workers with specialized behaviors suggests that the brainpower of social animals evolves to suit their role in their colony.
Very few adults on the autism spectrum who use developmental disability services are employed in paid jobs in the community.
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..
A new research center at Drexel will work with industry to uncover early-stage applications for plasma technology.
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.
If you want people to embrace change, don’t preach change’s positive impact.
For the first time, researchers are taking a close look at the bacterial ecosystems in ambulances across the country.
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.
Physics — an ideal subject to study mental modeling — also engages parts of the brain not traditionally associated with learning science.
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.
Trauma support could drastically help the population who receives welfare to succeed.
Machine learning and advanced algorithms are allowing researchers to look at the inner-workings of live cells in a new light.
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.
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.
Researchers have discovered that adding paraffin oil to concrete can give surfaces the ability to melt ice and snow.
The bloodline of one bee species may depend on how well mating strategies withstand the rising temperatures of climate change.
The Ion Pinch invented at Drexel helps keep large HVAC systems running leaner and lasting longer by preventing harmful mineral deposition.
A country’s rising or falling reputation has direct economic impact.
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.
When we can edit genes, how do we communicate the true risk of what happens if we don’t?
The solution to prison recidivism may be to improve communication and consistency in how rules violations are addressed.
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.
Drexel researchers observed women who announced pregnancy losses on Facebook to study why and how people use social media to share their traumatic experiences.
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.
A low-cost, indoor farming system being developed at Drexel promises to introduce fresh, self-sustaining produce gardens to residents living in food deserts.
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 found female physicians were underrepresented as authors in high-impact pediatric journals, despite dominating the field.
One more reason mothers should take a multivitamin during pregnancy.
Do computer algorithms perpetuate built-in biases?
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.
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.