Douglas Smith of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on a study about newer football helmets that could decrease concussion risk.
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Adam Grant of the Wharton School writes about what makes a job meaningless.
Beth Linker of the School of Arts and Sciences writes about football’s “concussion crisis.”
Joseph Turow of the Annenberg School for Communication discusses big data and online advertisement.
Jeremy Greenwood of the School of Arts and Sciences shares his thoughts on marriage and economic inequality.
Peter Dodson of the School of Veterinary Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences is quoted about the discovery of a new species of titanosaur.
Katherine Milkman and Jonah Berger of the Wharton School are mentioned for analyzing “shareability.”
John Gearhart of the Perelman School of Medicine shares his comments on a Japanese study in which scientists have made a new type of stem cell using acid.
Joao Gomes of the Wharton School contributes commentary about developing economies.
Mark Liberman of the School of Arts and Sciences analyzes political rhetoric in State of the Union speeches from presidents Harry Truman to Barack Obama.
Peter Snyder of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses researching testosterone treatment.
Sarah Tishkoff of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences comments on Neanderthal DNA.
Xiaowei Xu of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “This is the first time anyone has made scalable amounts of epithelial stem cells that are capable of generating the epithelial component of hair follicles.”
Ethan Mollick of the Wharton School comments on entrepreneurs connecting with like-minded consumers.
Michael Katz of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for research about poverty in America.
George Xu of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about successfully converting adult cells into stem cells that regrew human skin cells to help cure baldness.
Laura Perna of the Graduate School of Education says, “It’s good news that the high school graduation rate among Hispanics has increased, but it still is considerably below the average.”
The Wharton Social Impact Initiative is mentioned as a collaborator in FastFWD that works with Impact Hub Philadelphia.
Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School is cited for collaborative research on Americans’ financial literacy.
Dean Michael Fitts of the Law School is quoted about adjunct professor Randy Mastro being a part of Governor Christie’s “Bridgegate” defense team.