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Configuring a ‘road map’ for neuroscience and business

The Wharton Neuroscience Initiative’s second conference, held last week on campus, took a dive into the legal, ethical, and societal implications for neuroscience and business.
Twitter | February 08, 2018

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Penn’s Ezekiel Emanuel Named $1M 2018 Dan David Prize Laureate

Globally renowned bioethicist Ezekiel J. Emanuel, the University of Pennsylvania’s Vice Provost of Global Initiatives and Chair of the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy in the Perelman School of Medicine at Penn, has been named a 2018 Dan David Prize Laureate. Emanuel will receive the award at the Dan David Prize Award Ceremony May 6, at Tel Aviv University, Israel.
Penn News | February 07, 2018

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John Jackson Named Dean of Penn’s Annenberg School for Communication

John L. Jackson Jr. has been named dean of the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania, effective Jan. 1, 2019.
Penn News | February 06, 2018

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Weekly Fish Consumption Linked to Better Sleep, Higher IQ, Penn Study Finds

Regular fish consumption has been shown to improve cognition. It’s also been known to help with sleep. A new study, conducted by Jianghong Liu, Jennifer Pinto-Martin and Alexandra Hanlon of the School of Nursing and PIK Professor Adrian Raine, connects all three for the first time. The research team found that children who eat fish at least once a week sleep better and have higher IQs by an average of 4 points.
Penn News | December 21, 2017

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Level Up: Neuroscience

Konrad Kording's ability to bridge gaps between seemingly disparate fields—utilizing data science to take new approaches to everything from brain science to prosthetics and robotics—makes him a smart pick as one of Penn's newest interdisciplinary PIK professors.
Penn Medicine Magazine | November 01, 2017

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A Glimpse into the Future: Neuroeconomics

twitter | July 21, 2017

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What makes people great at predictions? Here are 10 suggestions from an expert

twitter | July 02, 2017

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The evolution of evolution: Are we the masters of our fate?

twitter | June 28, 2017

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Better Business through Brain Science

wharton global forum | May 31, 2017

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Penn Study Finds Link Between Social Ties and Survival

penn news | May 17, 2017

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Pairing Business and Neuroscience

penn current | May 11, 2017

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Sarah Tishkoff Among Penn Profs Elected to National Academy of Sciences

penn news | May 05, 2017

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The Bioethics Film Festival Wants Scientists to Heed the Warnings of Science-fiction

motherboard | April 19, 2017

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Online Neuroethics Micro-course Provides Framework for Thinking Through Ethical Issues, Helps Researchers Assess the Ethical Implications of Their Own Work

Penn Medical Ethics And Health Policy Online Education Center | April 13, 2017

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Peacocks, Eye Tracking, and the Brains Behind Decisions

Penn News | March 28, 2017

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The Decisive Brain: Landing on the Right Side of Maybe

penn news | March 13, 2017

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Human Gene Editing: Where Does the 2017 National Academy of Sciences Report Bring Us?

twitter | March 08, 2017

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Penn Engineers Demonstrate a ‘Hybrid Nanomanufacturing’ System

penn news | January 31, 2017

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Gene Mutation Finding Has Implications for Future Cancer Treatment

genetic engineering & tech news | January 13, 2017

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Are You a Super-forecaster? The Good Judgment Project Needs You

philadelphia inquirer | January 01, 2017

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Innovative Penn Program Aims to Combat Stigma Associated with Prostate Cancer

penn current | November 18, 2016

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A Trump Bioethics Commission?

twitter | November 10, 2016

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New Rules for Quasicrystals

penn news | October 24, 2016

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Shelley Berger Wins Penn Medicine Stanley N. Cohen Biomedical Research Award

twitter | October 17, 2016

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PIKing on the Brain: Five PIK Profs Discuss their Research and its Implications

October 17, 2016

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DNA Database Could Help Predict Your Disease — Then Get You Fired

LA times | October 14, 2016

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The Emerging Life Sciences and the National Security State

twitter | September 13, 2016

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Beth Simmons Discusses her Research and Role at Penn

penn law | September 06, 2016

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World Bank Quote of the Week

twitter | August 02, 2016

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Innovative New Tools for Calculus

penn math | August 01, 2016

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New Approaches to Winning the Fight Against Superbugs

twitter | July 08, 2016

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Aviv Nevo Begins Tenure as PIK Professor

penn news | July 01, 2016

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Superbugs Are Coming, Professor Warns, and New Drugs Are Needed

daily pennsylvanian | June 29, 2016

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U.S. Intelligence Balances ‘Political Safety’ and Accuracy

wall street journal | June 14, 2016

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The Secret Washington Battle Determining Drug Prices

huffington post | June 09, 2016

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Non-experts Typically Better at Forecasting the Future Than Experts

twitter | June 06, 2016

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Ezekiel Emanuel Outlines Plan to Battle Antibiotic Resistance

twitter | May 31, 2016

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Want to Win $2 Billion? Create the Next Antibiotic

washington post | May 30, 2016

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Tetlock's Superforecasting Book on Financial Review's "Must-Read" Short List

twitter | May 24, 2016

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What if Activists Could More Accurately Predict Political Events?

waging nonviolence | May 23, 2016

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Omega-3 Found to Lower Childhood Aggression in Short Term

twitter | May 13, 2016

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Penn study in Mauritius Shows Neurocognitive Link between Nutrition and Social Behavior

philly voice | May 05, 2016

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The Science of Friendship

Ignite Philly | April 27, 2016

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How We Decide: The New Science of Neuroeconomics

penn arts and sciences | April 27, 2016

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Why Even the Best Forecasters Sometimes Miss the Mark

knowledge@wharton | April 19, 2016

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Four PIK Professors among Interdisciplinary Grant Recipients

Penn News | April 04, 2016

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Imaging Trump's Brain

Huffington post | April 01, 2016

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Helping Multidisciplinary Teams Collaborate More Effectively to Improve Health Outcomes

twitter | March 30, 2016

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Penn Researchers Move One Step Closer to Sustainable Hydrogen Production

Penn News | March 29, 2016

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Penn-trained "Superforecasters" Outpredict Pundits in 2016 Elections

Penn News | March 22, 2016

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How a Zika Virus Breakthrough Vindicates Stem Cell Research

huffington post | March 15, 2016

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Humans Are Still Evolving

twitter | February 24, 2016

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Why Friendship is One of Our Most Basic Needs

twitter | February 24, 2016

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Brain Power

World Economic Forum | February 23, 2016

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The Power of an Empty Podium

twitter | February 18, 2016

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How to Be Less Terrible at Predicting the Future

twitter | January 14, 2016

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Making Math Concepts Accessible, and Scientific Pursuits Possible, for even the Most Math-averse

philly voice | January 06, 2016

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Epigenetic Drugs Found Capable of Altering Social Behaviors of Carpenter Ants

nature world news | January 03, 2016

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Tales of a Technoskeptic

twitter | December 23, 2015

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Pushing the Boundaries of Science to Advance Human Health

penn current | December 23, 2015

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"The Most Important Scientific Study I've Ever Read on Prediction"

twitter | December 21, 2015

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How to See the Future 60% Better

daily reckoning | December 15, 2015

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Brain's Fear Center also Evokes Kindness

twitter | December 15, 2015

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Primates and Product Marketing in Research of PIK Professor

daily pennsylvanian | December 08, 2015

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The Promise and Peril of Gene Editing

whyy | December 07, 2015

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Predict the Future: How to Improve the Accuracy of Forecasts

wall street journal | December 04, 2015

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PIK Prof Releases Fifth Edition of Groundbreaking Health Behavior Textbook

penn current | December 03, 2015

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Parsing Uncertainty to Predict Future Geopolitical Events

twitter | December 01, 2015

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Where to Draw the Line on Gene Editing Technology

twitter | November 30, 2015

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Does Violence Lurk in Psychopaths' Brains?

Philly Voice | November 17, 2015

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Predicting the Future: Why Some People Are Better Than Others

twitter | November 11, 2015

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This Is Your Brain on Decision-making

knowledge@wharton | October 29, 2015

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Degradation of Cell Nucleus Found to Guard against Cancerous Growth

penn medicine | October 28, 2015

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A Focus on Accuracy in Geopolitical Forecasting

penn current | October 22, 2015

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Penn Professor Adrian Raine Unlocks the Criminal Mind Using Biological Keys

twitter | October 22, 2015

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Brain Scan Can Identify Serial Killers-in-waiting

The Mirror | October 20, 2015

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Resolving Controversial Research Dilemmas Requires Public, not Private, Forums

twitter | October 17, 2015

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Got One Way of Looking at the World? It's Wrong

twitter | October 06, 2015

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The Power of Precise Predictions

new york times | October 02, 2015

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This is Your Brain as a Weapon: Jonathan Moreno on Cutting-edge Neural Technologies

twitter | September 14, 2015

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Low Resting Heart Rate a Risk Factor for Perpetration of and Exposure to Violence

twitter | September 09, 2015

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Predictions of the Future? Leave It to the Superforecasters

The National | September 05, 2015

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This Professor Can Teach Anyone Calculus Using These Simple And Beautiful Animations

twitter | September 04, 2015

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Research Findings Have Implications for Difficult-to-treat Cancers

medical press | September 02, 2015

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At Wharton, Donald Trump's Marketing Skills Make the Grade

new york times | September 01, 2015

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Adapting Courses for the Digital Era: The Professors' Perspective

daily pennsylvanian | August 27, 2015

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Their Agenda Was Modest: Learn How to Predict the Future

vox | August 21, 2015

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Professor Tetlock on Predictions and Dart-throwing Chimps

twitter | August 19, 2015

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Penn Epigenetics Team Extends Life of Some Human Cells

twitter | August 14, 2015

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Should Bioethicists “Get out of the Way” of CRISPR Research?

popular science | August 06, 2015

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We May Have Been Wrong About How African Pygmies Grow

National Geographic | July 28, 2015

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Why DARPA Is Paying People to Watch Alfred Hitchcock Cliffhangers

twitter | July 28, 2015

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The Coming Shock in Health Care Cost Increases

Ezekial Emanuel proposes a Medicare reform that promises to curb health care cost increases.
wall street journal | July 07, 2015

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Study Shows Non-oncology Phase I Drug Trials to Be Low Risk

A key ethical concern about non-oncology phase I trials rests on the idea that they pose high risks of serious harm to healthy participants who cannot receive clinical benefit from the study drugs. This new study, led by Ezekiel Emanuel, concludes that concerns about the high risks of serious harms in non-oncology phase I trials do not seem to be borne out.
penn news | July 07, 2015

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The Myth of Big, Bad Gluten

Sarah A. Tishkoff comments on the current popularity of gluten-free diets
new york times | July 04, 2015
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