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Old Enzyme, New Role

Nature Communications paper reports new role for enzyme involved in bacterial metabolism A team of researchers at the University of Delaware has discovered a new function for an enzyme that has long been known to have a central role in bacterial metabolism. Maciek...

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College Pitch Philly Winners

Two UD student startup teams compete in College Pitch Philly. University of Delaware teams placed first and fourth in the College Pitch Philly competition at the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship’s (USASBE) annual conference on...

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Systematic Approach to Big Data

UD’s Xia shares perspective on bringing a systematic approach to big data. Big data is being used in a broad range of applications from targeting customers and improving sports performance to operating self-driving cars and decoding DNA. But what exactly is big data?...

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HPC Leadership

Taufer to chair international high-performance computing conference. The University of Delaware’s Michela Taufer has been elected general chair of the 2019 International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC19). Sponsored by...

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Cabinet Appointment

Dr. Kara Odom Walker chosen to run the state’s Department of Health and Social Services. Dr. Kara Odom Walker, an honors graduate with a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering, has been chosen by Delaware governor-elect John Carney to run the state’s Department of...

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Wu named Highly Cited Researcher

UD’s Cathy Wu ranked among top one percent in Web of Knowledge The University of Delaware’s Cathy Wu has been named a 2016 Highly Cited Researcher by Thomson Reuters. The designation, which she also received in 2014 and 2015, places her among the top one percent of...

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Timing is Everything

PNAS paper details mathematical model that sheds light on timing of key intracellular events Phage therapy, which exploits the ability of certain viruses to infect and replicate within bacteria, shows promise for treating antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections. But...

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Making a Case for Museums

Engineering students, art conservators work on display system Extremely rare and high-profile objects on display in museums — an ancient Egyptian mummy, for example, or the Declaration of Independence — are exhibited in hermetically sealed cases that reduce oxygen...

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