Tukufu Zuberi of the School of Arts and Sciences is interviewed about his new documentary, African Independence.
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Timothy Rebbeck and Susan Domchek of the Perelman School of Medicine are quoted about detecting the breast cancer gene.
A brief history of the Morris Arboretum is detailed.
Tukufu Zuberi of the School of Arts and Sciences is interviewed.
Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School is cited for helping conduct a survey about financial literacy.
Justin Landy, a graduate student in the School of Arts and Sciences, is quoted on the calculations and decisions doctors make in emergency medicine to prioritize the care of patients.
David Roos of the School of Arts and Sciences is mentioned for his complaint to Science magazine about the deceptive practices of open-access journals.
Roderic Eckenhoff of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on studying the mechanics of anesthesia.
A report about the impact of gardening in low-wealth communities to help combat poverty led by Domenic Vitiello of the School of Design and Michael Nairn of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited.
The Singh Center for Nanotechnology is spotlighted.
Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education is featured for leading a study about black and Latino male students’ academic success in New York City high schools.
Michael Grandner of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the dangers of sleep-deprived drivers.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center discusses the government shutdown and the 2013 image war.
Jeanmarie Perrone of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the difficulty in tracking and testing for the illegal drug “molly.”
Martin Seligman and graduate student Johannes Eichstaedt of the School of Arts and Sciences and Lyle Ungar of the School of Engineering and Applied Science are quoted about using Facebook data to predict users’ age, gender and personality traits.
Z. John Zhang of the Wharton School comments on using social media.
Laura Huang of the Wharton School co-authors an article on privatizing space launches.
Mark Pauly of the Wharton School is quoted about Obamacare subsidies.
Mathias Basner of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about research into the effects of airplane noise on sleep patterns.
Stephanos Bibas of the Law School is mentioned for appealing on behalf Frank Petrella in the “Raging Bull” copyright case.