University of Delaware News

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 …