Innovation

  • April 18, 2014

    Fighting pesticide drift, farmers in Delaware get tool to work together

    The Delaware Department of Agriculture has a new tracking tool to stop pesticide drifts between the field of different farms. The tool, called DriftWa...
  • April 18, 2014

    Figuring out how to handle nanocarriers at University of Delaware

    Sending chemotherapy drugs directly to tumors -- and away from healthy tissues -- is one of the promises of nanotechnology.
  • April 18, 2014

    Franklin Flea vendors making the jump to their own storefronts

    It's not easy to start a successful business. Many fail, even when aspiring entrepreneurs have great ideas and the best of intentions. One nontr...
  • April 17, 2014 |  StateImpact Pennsylvania

    Pa. drill rig manufacturer taking the ‘rough’ out of roughnecking [video]

    As shale oil and gas production soars in states like Pennsylvania, Texas and North Dakota, the number of drill rigs towering over treetops is on the d...
  • April 15, 2014

    60th anniversary of polio vaccine, first administered in Pa.

    If you're of a certain age, you may remember as a child being given a sugar cube in a small paper cup. But what you may thought was a treat was i...
  • April 13, 2014

    A look at predictions from the 1964 World's Fair

    The New York World's Fair of 1964 introduced 51 million visitors to a range of technological innovations and predictions during its run.