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Science Is Changing What It Means to Be Dead July 27, 2014 | New Republic

Lance Becker of the Perelman School of Medicine talks about the possibility of long-term cryogenic preservation.

Temple Scientists Edit Out HIV From Cultured Cells July 23, 2014 | “Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

Paul Bates of the Perelman School of Medicine shares his thoughts on the results of an HIV research project.

For Rats, a Break from Stress Isn’t Worth the Relief July 22, 2014 | Science News

Seema Bhatnagar of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted about habituation to a tough situation as a coping mechanism.

Working to Eradicate HIV and Positively Reinforce Teenagers July 23, 2014 | Philadelphia Inquirer

Bridgette Brawner of the School of Nursing is featured for leading Project Gold, a program that teaches teenagers with mental illnesses how to avoid HIV.

Why Seven Hours of Sleep Might Be Better Than Eight July 21, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

David Dinges of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on how repeatedly getting 30 minutes less than the minimum sleep recommendation of seven hours can slow cognitive speed.