Articles by Praneeth Meka
Aug. 25, 2017
Sympathy for the nation’s opioid crisis
Addiction. What is it? Most people don’t understand. Perhaps they are addicted to caffeine or video games, but physical, mind rending addiction is not something most people intrinsically understand or can sympathize with.
Jul. 28, 2017
Novel material may dramatically increase battery charging speeds
A team of researchers from Drexel University has come up with a new material that allows for extremely fast battery charging speeds.
Jul. 28, 2017
War on terror or the Middle East?
The “War on Terror” is the reason our country went to war in the Middle East; the reason nearly 4,500 civilians have died from airstrikes and raids in the past eight-and-a-half years.
Jun. 30, 2017
‘Drumhenge’ mixes science with music
Crowded into the Black Box Theater June 17, more than 140 people witnessed the instrumental debut of a new, magnetic instrument called Drumhenge, invented over the last year at Drexel University’s ExCITe Center.
May. 19, 2017
WELL Center to open in July
Drexel University will officially open the Weight, Eating and Lifestyle Science Center July 1.
May. 12, 2017
SEI works with Drexel to improve platform
Investment services company SEI has partnered with Drexel University to test the user experience of its software tool Wealth Platform by measuring brain activity with a Drexel-invented technology.
Apr. 14, 2017
Petition protests food trucks being forced to move
A Philadelphia City ordinance has recently instituted a new policy forcing mobile food vendors to move their vehicles off of Drexel University’s campus every night.
Mar. 10, 2017
Jimmy John’s relocates
The Jimmy John’s on 3233 Powelton Ave. has closed permanently.
Feb. 24, 2017
Professor analyzes executive orders
Although President Donald Trump’s executive order that banned most visitors from Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia and Yemen from entering the U.S. has been restrained by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, arguments as to the merits and legality of this executive order are ongoing.
Feb. 3, 2017
EPA commissions Drexel to study water quality
A Drexel University research group is set to lead an effort to study the safety of drinking water following a $2 million grant from the Environmental Protection Agency.