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Neuroscience

New insights into the adolescent brain

The inner workings of the teenage brain are now slightly less mysterious, thanks to a research team led by University of Delaware engineers.

Genetics

Deep data dive helps predict cerebral palsy

When University of Delaware molecular biologist Adam Marsh was studying the DNA of worms living in Antarctica's frigid seas to understand how the organisms managed to survive—and thrive—in the extremely harsh polar environment, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Research reveals new insights into hepatitis B

Researchers at the University of Delaware, working with colleagues at Indiana University, have gained new insights into the virus that causes hepatitis B—a life-threatening and incurable infection that afflicts more than ...

Health

Napping and teenage learning

Teenagers and sleep. It's certainly a passionate subject for many American parents, and those in China. University of Delaware's Xiaopeng Ji is investigating the relationship between midday-napping behaviors and neurocognitive ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Language impairment affects school performance

Language impairment is one of the most common childhood disorders that you've never heard of. It affects seven out of every 100 U.S. children, delaying mastery of language skills in children.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Bullying based on stigma

Bullying is an issue that is constantly in the news – either as a standalone story about a particularly egregious case or as a major contributor to much larger issues, including school shootings.

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