Investigators at a new University of Pennsylvania research center will focus on key physical principles that underpin cancer’s development and growth.
REV1 took first place among electrics overall, winning seven of the eight categories. These included overall design, cornering, endurance and time-trials on a full racetrack.
Oftentimes men with a type of infertility called azoospermia don’t know the underlying cause of their condition. But new research led by University of Pennsylvania scientists suggests that mutations in an X chromosome gene called TEX11 are responsible for a significant number of cases of infertility — an estimated 1 percent of cases of non-obstructive azoospermia.
Rising senior coxswain Jacob Mendelson will turn in his Red and Blue this summer for the red, white, and blue of the United States after earning a spot on the men’s 2+ for USRowing at the upcoming World Championships August 29-September 6 in Aiguebelette, France.
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Roman de la Campa of the School of Arts & Sciences provides his thoughts on the plan to open a U.S. embassy in Cuba.
Tom Baker of the Law School says, “In the insurance world, eliminating all risk is the equivalent of cold fusion or the perpetual motion machine.”
Michael Kahana of the Perelman School of Medicine talks about how quickly memories can be formed.
Jesús Fernández-Villaverde of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted about the value of the euro.
A study about financial behavior co-authored by Nicholas Souleles of the Wharton School is cited.
Lance Becker of the Perelman School of Medicine is mentioned for serving on panel that focused on cardiac arrest.
Raquel Gur of the Perelman School of Medicine is cited as being the star witness to discuss psychotic disorders.
Tobias Barrington Wolff of the Law School discusses the opinions in the Supreme Court’s rulings on same-sex marriage and lethal injections.