Two solids made of the same elements but with different geometric arrangements of the atoms, or crystal phases, can produce materials with different properties. Coal and diamond offer a spectacular example of this effect.
Bassett will receive a five-year, $625,000, no-strings-attached grant. She is being recognized for her research that uses network science to better understand on how the brain can learn and adapt.
Study after study has proven it true: exercise is good for you. But new research from University of Pennsylvania scientists suggests that exercise may have an added benefit for cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy.
For Christopher B. Murray, the promise of major investments in nanoscale science and technology—including a commitment to build what is now the world-class Krishna P. Singh Center for Nanotechnology—lured him from a big-time career in industry to a whole new world at Penn.
Penn Medicine and Wistar Receive $12 Million NCI Melanoma Grant to Help Fast Track Lab Discoveries into TreatmentsSeptember 17, 2014
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Kermit Roosevelt III of the Law School discusses his presidentiaal relative and a documentary, “The Roosevelts: An Intimate History.”
Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy & Practice talks about research on domestic violence and family violence.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education expresses her thoughts on the American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees union partnering with TMCF.
The Penn Musesum’s Richard Leventhal and Brian Daniels are quoted about damage to historical buildings due to civil war in Syria.
Sunil Singhal of the Perelman School of Medicine and David Holt of the School of Veterinary Medicine are quoted about studying a way to make tumors glow in order to detect cancer.