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Chris Murray: From Industry to Ivy league

Master inventor Chris Murray reflects on the joy of research at Penn, the power of collaboration, and the extraordinary students he engages with everyday.
August 18, 2014

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Deep racial tensions in #Ferguson rise to surface after #mikebrown killing. Long history of police abuse.

Deep racial tensions in #Ferguson rise to surface after #mikebrown killing. Long history of police abuse.
twitter | August 17, 2014

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Publisher's Weekly reviews Impromptu Man

Publisher's Weekly reviews Impromptu Man
twitter | August 14, 2014

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Robert Ghrist: The Power of Online Learning

A revolution in online learning, Calculus: Single Variable, Robert Ghrist's popular Coursera course...
August 12, 2014

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Is Talk of 'Magic Bullet' Ebola Treatments Distracting From More Important Measures?

Judy Woodruff leads a conversation with Lawrence Gostin of Georgetown Law and Jonathan Moreno of the University of Pennsylvania on using untested drugs to fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the possibility of a new experimental vaccine from Canada, as well as why the focus on experimental drugs is distracting from other vital measures.
PBS | August 12, 2014

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Why Scientists Decided to Issue an Indictment of Nicholas Wade's Book

More than 100 scientists, including Sarah Tishkoff, have signed a published letter asserting that author Nicholas Wade misappropriated their work for the arguments he made in A Troublesome Inheritance.
History News Network | August 11, 2014

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Nanotechnology Advance in Making 'Programmable Matter' Using Nanocrystals

When University of Pennsylvania nanoscientists created beautiful, tiled patterns with flat nanocrystals, they were left with a mystery: why did some sets of crystals arrange themselves in an alternating, herringbone style, even though it wasn’t the simplest pattern?
Nanowerk | August 07, 2014

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Brutish and Short? DNA 'Switch' Sheds Light on Neaderthals

How can creatures as different in body and mind as present-day humans and their extinct Neanderthal cousins be 99.84 percent identical genetically?
NBC News | August 06, 2014

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Calm Hearts, Bad Behavior

Adrian Raine and his Hong Kong study on agressive and antisocial behavior in children.
New Yorker | August 06, 2014

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Penn’s Open Learning Opens Doors on Campus and Around the World

Through its Open Learning initiative, the University of Pennsylvania is dramatically transforming the who, what, when and where of learning, making the resources of higher education accessible to millions more people than ever before.
Penn News | August 05, 2014

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"I Loved Dealing With The Psychopaths Because They Were Great Storytellers." - Criminologist Adrian Raine on NPR Fresh Air

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Twitter | June 24, 2014

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MOOCs Won't Replace Business Schools - They'll Diversify Them

Blog post by Gayle Christensen, Brandon Alcorn and Ezekiel Emanuel
Harvard Business Review | June 24, 2014

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Well Being: Scientist Embraces Challenges

Philadelphia Inquirer | June 24, 2014

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Talking About Regeneration with Professor John Gearhart

Philadelphia Business Journal | May 13, 2014

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John L. Jackson, Jr. Named Dean of the School of Social Policy & Practice

Penn News | May 13, 2014

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Private Science and National Security

Jonathan Moreno discusses the implications of private science for national security.
Huffington Post | May 13, 2014

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"Who wants to live on 500 calories a day?" Shelley Berger explores caloric restriction without dietary restriction.

Shelley Berger and her team looked for genes that could influence lifespan and provide a substantial benefit to longevity.
ANI News | May 13, 2014

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Launching the Warren Center for Network & Data Sciences

Penn has launched a new, interdisciplinary research effort to study and solve problems using tools of the digital age.
Almanac | May 07, 2014

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Robert Ghrist’s “Funny Little” Text Takes on Calculus

Robert Ghrist's infectious love of teaching is not only sparking inquiry in the classroom but also redefining calculus for a new generation.
May 07, 2014

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Dorothy Roberts: A Matter of Reproductive Justice

Dorothy Roberts reflects on Row v Wade at 40.
May 07, 2014

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Explore Neuroethics with Jonathan D. Moreno

Neuroethics might well be the most rapidly growing area within bioethics; indeed, in some respects neuroethics has grown as an independent field, with its own journals, professional society and institutional centers.
Coursera | April 24, 2014

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Pooled Forecasting Can Be Used To Predict Future Events. Prof. Tetlock Explains How.

twitter | April 06, 2014

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Adrian Raine: The Biological Roots of Violence

Dr. Sanjay Gupta speaks with Adrian Raine about the features of a violent offender's brain, the anatomy of violence.
CNN | May 03, 2013

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Students Rush to Web Classes, but Profits May Be Much Later

In August, four months after Daphne Koller and Andrew Ng started the online education company Coursera, its free college courses had drawn in a million users, a faster launching than either Facebook or Twitter.
NY Times | January 06, 2013
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