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A 'Video Game' For The Blind: Drexel Students Bring Paralympic Sport To The Screen

By KYW tech editor Ian Bush

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — It’s a fixture of the Paralympics that’s heading to the virtual world.

Drexel University students have created a ‘video game’ that translates Goalball to the screen by favoring sound over sight. 620 more words

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Student volunteer EMTs save lives on campus

It’s 2 a.m. and a student in your residence hall is having difficulty breathing. Across campus, a group of student volunteers are woken up in the dark, don their gear and race off to answer the call of a peer in need. 1,014 more words

CAMPUS LIFE

Stephanie Evergreen ReBlog: Design of an award winning report

So long as we are going to write reports, we might as well make them heavy on the visuals and do everything in our power to make the report easy to navigate, especially in a mobile reading culture.

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Transplantation of neural progenitor cells in chronic spinal cord injury

Abstract: Volume 320, 21 April 2016, Pages 69–82
Y. Jin, J. Bouyer, J.S. Shumsky, C. Haas, I. Fischer,
Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia PA 19129, United States… 307 more words

Neuroscience Abstracts

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Why it’s impossible to actually be a vegetarian!

Jean and I are both vegetarians. Indeed, Jean has been a ‘veggie’ for decades and I swung inline with her when we started being together in 2008. 1,404 more words

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A Review: Philadelphia in Style at the Michener.

Fashion at the Michener? Like the writer James A.? Yes, there is a museum dedicated to writer James A. Michener, and it’s nestled in Doylestown, PA. 660 more words

Style

"Just Add Salt" Drexel U Researchers Discover Method for Improvong Energy Storage Materials: May also offer attractive properties for Desalination Membranes and Photocatalysis

The secret to making the best energy storage materials is growing them with as much surface area as possible. Like baking, it requires just the right mixture of ingredients prepared in a specific amount and order at just the right temperature to produce a thin sheet of material with the perfect chemical consistency to be useful for storing energy. 1,038 more words

Nanotechnology