Combining old-school fieldwork and ethnography with up-to-the-minute gene-based analyses, Penn molecular anthropologist Theodore G. Schurr has helped shape our understanding of the movement of ancient peoples into the Americas. [...]
John Lilly’s very long, very strange trip from Penn’s Medical School to the outer fringes of science—and consciousness. [...]
Big data and the Bard: what’s in a the, or and, or with, or or? [...]
Data Refuge project preserves federal data on climate change.[...]
PG-13 films: heavy on violence, light on consequences.[...]
Doctoral student—and whiskey distiller—Zach Cohen.[...]
Mini Piccolissimo: the world’s smallest self-powered flying drone.[...]
Finding: UV light can reduce C. diff infections.[...]
Patient preferences diverge from standard measures of care quality.[...]
Anna Grassellino Gr’10’s breakthrough improved superconductivity.[...]
Political polarization less pronounced than partisans predict.[...]
Pennovation Center opening: fabricating the future.[...]
The author wanted to know why the stem-cell treatments that worked so well for her hobbled dog aren’t being used to put the spring back in humans’ steps. Researchers at Penn’s Institute for Regenerative Medicine explained—and shared some of their own, measured, progress toward successful therapies.[...]
Penn researchers develop a $2 genetic test for Zika virus.[...]
Parents wrong again: APPC study shows social media mostly OK for kids.[...]
Can techniques to measure health outcomes help community planning? [...]
First Bioethics Film Festival focuses on “authority and rebellion.” [...]
From matchbook-sized models of living human organs to the surprising alternative-energy implications of symbiotic giant clams, the work of three new faculty members represents the changing face of bioscience at Penn.[...]
Scott Barry Kaufman has been called “the leading empirical creativity researcher of his generation.” Now he wants to use the tools he’s developed to unleash the “quiet potential” of vulnerable people—including kids like him—and help them flourish.[...]
IUR panel debates ETA for driverless cars.[...]