A team of University of Pennsylvania engineers has used a pattern of nanoantennas to develop a new way of turning infrared light into mechanical action, opening the door to more sensitive infrared cameras and more compact chemical-analysis techniques.
The University of Pennsylvania baseball team had four players receive All-Ivy recognition on Thursday, as senior Ryan Deitrich and junior Rick Brebner garnered first-team All-Ivy recognition in a vote among Ivy League head coaches.
In 1700, a massive earthquake struck the west coast of North America. Though it was powerful enough to cause a tsunami as far as Japan, a lack of local documentation has made studying this historic event challenging.
This week, when Oscar-winning actress and humanitarian Angelina Jolie revealed that she underwent surgery to remove her breasts after learning that she carries one of the BRCA gene mutations that put her at high risk of developing breast and ovarian cancer, the news hit home here at the University of Pennsylvania.
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Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School comments on the cost of living abroad in comparison to living in the U.S.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is highlighted for her research on historically black colleges and universities.
Garret FitzGerald of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about studying aspirin.
Debbie Cohen of the Perelman School of Medicine is cited for leading a study about the impact of yoga on hypertension.
Natasha Mirza of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on paralysis of a vocal chord.