Susan Wachter of the Wharton School explains how higher down payments make it harder for many to buy a home.
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Elizabeth Grice of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the use of deodorants and antiperspirants.
Mary Frances Berry and Rogers Smith of the School of Arts & Sciences are quoted about race relations in America in light of the crisis in Ferguson, Mo.
Matt Blaze of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is quoted on using algorithms to detect and prevent cyberattacks.
Brandon Alcorn, Gayle Christensen and Ezekiel Emanuel of Global Initiatives co-author this article on MOOCs.
Ethan Mollick of the Wharton School comments on his study of gender success rates with online fundraising.
Timothy Zimmer of the Graduate School of Education wrote this article about the gaining acceptance of online college courses.
Brendan O'Leary from the School of Arts and Sciences is interviewed about the upheaval in the Middle East.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on the use of fear in political ads.
Louis Rulli of the Law School comments on a civil forfeiture program used to evict people from their homes.
David Casarett of the Perelman School of Medicine is interviewed about his work and new book on resuscitation.
Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences is interviewed on experimental drugs to fight the Ebola outbreak.
Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences is quoted on the lack of objection to advances in biotechnology.
The work of Barbie Zelizer of the Annenberg School for Communication is referenced.
Jianghong Liu of the School of Nursing comments on her study about the effects of breakfast.
Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School is quoted on the experimental drug used on two recent sufferers of the Ebola virus.
A study by Katherine L. Milkman of the Wharton School is referenced in this article about sexual harassment at the sites of scientific field studies.
Sarah Tishkoff of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences is critical of a new book linking genes, race and evolution.
Charles Kane of the School of Arts and Sciences explains the dance of a quasi-particle.
Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences is interviewed on the ethics of using ZMapp to treat Ebola.