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SCAN certificate program serves non-specialists in neuroscience.[...]
Daniel Todes spent 25 years researching and writing his epochal biography of Ivan Pavlov. The result is a science historian’s answer to Tolstoy, Turgenev, and Dr. Zhivago.[...]
Who ya gonna call … to study the “sociological truth” of ghosts? [...]
Language on Twitter can predict heart-disease risk in a community.[...]
High altitude and lung cancer, Alzheimer's and antidepressants, all work and no sleep.[...]
Even in the era of Big Science, some of the greatest discoveries start with someone—Penn physics professor and Nobel contender Charles Kane, for instance—just sitting in a room and thinking.[...]
Four years after a tentative but tantalizing breakthrough against leukemia, Carl June and Bruce Levine C’84 have gone from the fringes of gene therapy to the center of a revolutionary approach to cancer treatment. [...]
Alice Goffman was a Penn undergraduate when she began doing the fieldwork for the project that became On the Run: Fugitive Life in an American City. It’s an important, unsettling exploration of a serious issue. Just try not to focus on her.[...]
Silfen Forum: Isaacson on The Innovators.[...]
John Maris M’89 co-leads a “Dream Team” fighting childhood cancers.[...]
Bioengineering professor Danielle Bassett wins “genius” grant.[...]
An “entry-level 3D printer” is still pretty impressive.[...]