Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center is highlighted for studying fact checking.
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Cynthia Otto of the School of Veterinary Medicine is interviewed about using detection dogs to help with ovarian-cancer screenings.
Vijay Kumar of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is quoted about microrobot-development research.
John Lewis of the School of Veterinary Medicine discusses caring for a puppy with a cleft palate.
Devesh Kapur of the School of Arts and Sciences shares his thoughts about the Asian Development Bank.
Mark Alan Hughes and Elise Harrington of the School of Design pen an op-ed about the value of legacy assets.
Working under the supervision of Jonathan Fiene, undergraduate students of the School of Engineering and Applied Science are highlighted for their development of an exoskeleton prototype.
Benjamin Abella of the Perelman School of Medicine joins a discussion focusing on resuscitation science.
Steve Barnes of the Law School discusses the School’s Web site.
Vijay Kumar and doctoral student Matthew Turpin of the School of Engineering and Applied Science are quoted about developing quadrotors.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on the significance of endorsements in elections.
Michael Katz of the School of Arts and Sciences and Katherina Rosqueta of the School of Social Policy & Practice’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy comment on the impact of charities on the poor.
The development of an exoskeleton prototype called the TitanArm created by undergraduate students of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is highlighted.
Susan Wachter of the Wharton School shares her comments and predictions on the housing market recovery.
Gregory Sonnenberg of the Perelman School of Medicine is profiled.
Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences comments on how parents deal with math-challenged children.
The School of Social Policy & Practice’s Social Impact of the Arts Project is mentioned for its involvement with a new website called CultureBlocks.
Penn’s Ryan Hospital has been named one of the nation’s first trauma centers for animals.
Kevin Volpp of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School discusses health-care costs.
A lawsuit against Harvard provides rare detail on the issues involving a diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder from a student-health department. Johnny Edwards, who had just finished his freshman year, received his diagnosis in June 2007 and was prescribed Adderall after a single examination at Harvard University Health Services. Mr. Edwards killed himself six months later after he was also prescribed antidepressant medications at the clinic.