University of Delaware News

Lighter, Lower Cost Smart Clothing Shows Potential in Injury Rehabilitation, Prevention

Clothing and footwear that detect human movement could soon become the preferred fashion choice for people recovering from injuries or trying to avoid them as the technology is becoming lighter and less expensive. A team of engineers at the University …

All Those World Cup Headers Could Throw Players Off-Balance

Football or soccer players who tend to head the ball a lot may be more likely to have balance problems than players who do not head the ball as often. “Soccer headers are repetitive subconcussive head impacts that may be …

Delaware Updates Law to Address Advances in Cyber Threats

Delaware Governor John Carney last week signed into law House Substitute 1 for House Bill 180, legislation that provides the first updates in Delaware law to address advances in cyber threats in more than a decade. The legislation requires additional …

Delaware Researcher Uses Drones to Assess Storm Damage

In the hours after a horrific storm — a storm like Superstorm Sandy — with bridges impassable and roads debris-covered, emergency response is often the first concern. But with an autonomous drone, researchers like the University of Delaware’s Arthur Trembanis …

Safe, Happy Halloween From ‘World’s Leading Authority on Poisoned Candy’

I have a second, unpaid job. It’s seasonal. Each year during the last two weeks of October, I field a lot of calls from reporters. You see, I’m the world’s leading authority on poisoned Halloween candy. I acquired this distinction …