—Anita L. Allen, Penn professor of law and philosophy, on the increased attention to end-of-life issues during the debate over Terry Schiavo. (Baltimore Sun, March 19, 2005)
Originally published on March 31, 2005
—Daniel Malamud, Penn professor of biochemistry, on research that suggests saliva could be used instead of blood to test patients for diseases.
(The Irish Times, Feb. 18, 2005) .
Originally published on March 17, 2005
—H. Lee Sweeney, chairman of physiology at the Penn School of Medicine, on the athletes who e-mail him inquiring whether gene therapy could make them better. Gene therapy, some say, could becoming a new doping fad, but Sweeney and others warn the practice has its dangers.
(The Toronto Star, Jan. 16, 2005)
Originally published on January 27, 2005
—Patrick McGovern, adjunct associate professor of anthropology, on not tasting his discovery of a 9,000-year-old Chinese fermented drink
(San Francisco Chronicle, Dec. 7).
Originally published on January 13, 2005
—Steven Freeman, visiting scholar at Penn, on the reason he began researching exit-polling after the presidential election. (Seattle Times, November 25)
Originally published on December 9, 2004
—Arthur Caplan, chair of the Department of Medical Ethics at the University of Pennsylvania, on the increasing use of the Internet by organ donors and recipients to find each other (USA Today, October 26)
Originally published on November 18, 2004
— Elijah Anderson, sociology professor, on the difficulty of racial assimilation in the workplace (St. Petersburg Times, Oct. 22).
Originally published on November 4, 2004
—Karen Rosenthal, director of special species at Penn’s School of Veterinary Medicine, on the dangers of welcoming these disease-carrying rodents into the home (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 26)
Originally published on April 17, 2003
—Kathleen Hall Jamieson, dean of the Annenberg School for Communication, on whether or not granting access to the media helps the military sell the war (Chicago Tribune, March 21)
Originally published on April 3, 2003
Originally published on March 20, 2003