Until recently, Etienne Benson, an assistant professor in the University of Pennsylvania’s Department of History and Sociology of Science, has trained his academic eye on the history of conservation of large, charismatic wildlife, such as tigers, grizzly bears and orcas. With his latest publication, however, he consciously chose to investigate a creature that may be considered less exotic, and is certainly smaller: the squirrel.
In response to mass shootings like the one at Sandy Hook Elementary, a new report co-authored by Susan B. Sorenson from Penn's School of Social Policy & Practice concludes there is no reliable psychological profile or set of warning signs to help identify potential shooters.
A new finding by University of Pennsylvania scientists has identified key steps that trigger the disintegration of cellular regulation that leads to cancer.
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania, Brown University and ETH Zurich have now used a series of experiments to develop a dynamic model of the stresses that stretch growing tissue.
Penn Med Team Reports on Study of First 59 Leukemia Patients Who Received Personalized Cellular TherapyDecember 07, 2013
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Susan Sorenson of the School of Social Policy & Practice says, "If we want to prevent gun violence, we have to look at the gun, use of the gun, circumstances under which a gun was used and how that gun was obtained. And we're going to need to involve a variety of sectors.”
Adam Grant of the Wharton School discusses running an efficient and effective meeting.
Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education comments on his research about black football players and participating in the Bowl Championship.
Fels Institute of Government student Chris Goy is featured for his work with Councilman Kenney and the LGBT Equality Bill.
David Porter of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on targeted cellular therapy that has helped leukemia patients.