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Penn researchers help map universe’s dark matter

Penn researchers help map universe’s dark matter

Members of the Dark Energy Survey have released the first in a series of maps that show the concentration of dark matter in the cosmos. Penn researchers played a leading role in this effort, which was centered in the research group of Bhuvnesh Jain, a professor in the Department of Physics & Astronomy.

Penn Dental prof uses nanoparticles to fight tooth decay

Penn Dental prof uses nanoparticles to fight tooth decay

A recent study co-led by Hyun (Michel) Koo, a professor in the Department of Orthodontics in Penn’s School of Dental Medicine, found that a cavity-fighting drug worked better when encapsulated in a nanoparticle carrier, dramatically reducing the severity and number of cavities in an animal model.