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bacterium Chlorobaculum tepidum

Discovering a New Compound

Almost 20 years ago, the University of Delaware’s Tom Hanson started studying the bacterium Chlorobaculum tepidum (Cba. tepidum), an organism that only lives in...
Eye Disease

Genetic Insights on Eye Disease

A skilled mechanic who knows every millimeter of an engine always knows which tool to use where and when. The toolbox biologists and geneticists use,...

Researchers Discover a “Brake” That Interferes with HIV’s Ability to Infect

Viewed with a microscope, the virus faintly resembles a pineapple—the universal symbol of welcome. But HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, is anything but...
fuel cells

Making Better Material for Fuel Cells

Take a ride on the University of Delaware’s Fuel Cell bus, and you see that fuel cells can power vehicles in an eco-friendly way. In...

Brazilian Chickens

University of Delaware undergraduate student Blair Schneider spent time in Brazil earlier this year getting samples from chickens to help with research looking to...

How Math Could Make Bones Stronger

They may seem rigid and set in their ways, but your bones are actually under constant construction and deconstruction. They give up their nutrient...