After training for months and then running the equivalent of nearly six marathons in six consecutive days in the Atacama Desert in Chile, University of Pennsylvania student Jesús Pérez now feels empowered to tackle any challenge he encounters.
Actin is the most abundant protein in the body, and when you look more closely at its fundamental role in life, it’s easy to see why. It is the basis of most movement in the body, and all cells and components within them have the capacity to move: muscle contracting, heart beating, blood clotting, and nerve cells communicating, among many other functions.
Thanks to its Garden Club, the courtyard at Kings Court English College House is replete with fruit trees, herbs, flowers and other plantings, fishponds and plenty of shady benches and tables where students can study and relax.
Four new members were officially added to the defending Ivy League champion University of Pennsylvania women's basketball team on Monday when head coach Mike McLaughlin announced the Class of 2018.
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Penn Study: Incisionless Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Surgery Associated with Shorter Hospital StaysJuly 24, 2014
Jeffrey Vagle Named Executive Director of Penn Law’s Center for Technology, Innovation & CompetitionJuly 21, 2014
Penn in the News
Mark Pauly of the Wharton School shares his thoughts on insurance premiums during the first year of the Affordable Care Act marketplace.
Laura Perna of the Graduate School of Education comments on efforts to tie funding to performance metrics.
John Yasuda of the School of Arts & Sciences is cited in an editorial about China and food-safety regulations.
Barbie Zelizer of the Annenberg School for Communication discusses the role of social media in the coverage of the Israel-Palestinian conflict.
Charles Kane of the School of Arts & Sciences discusses a concept called braiding and Majorana particles.