In the age of hybrid cells and genetic medicine, where does human identity lie?[...]
Penn Vet gave a parrot a (3D-printed) pegleg.[...]
A history of unripe findings and unintended consequences.[...]
The hidden chapter of wartime human experimentation in the DKE house.[...]
Richard Berk designs computer algorithms that predict crime. As courts and cops increasingly use his and similar tools to shape everything from parole decisions to street policing, Berk has a warning: accuracy comes at the cost of fairness, and citizens must decide where justice lies. [...]
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.[...]