Interdisciplinary research at the University of Pennsylvania is showing how cells interact over long distances within fibrous tissue, like that associated with many diseases of the liver, lungs and other organs.
A team of University of Pennsylvania researchers is turning kirigami, a related art form that allows the paper to be cut, into a technique that can be applied equally to structures on those vastly divergent length scales.
Professors James Eberwine, of the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine and Shu Yang, of Penn’s School of Engineering and Applied Science, have been
A double major in science, technology and society and philosophy, Paul Marett’s interest in the historical figures, who both predicted and influenced their futures, has led him down a unique path. For his senior thesis, he’s researching a collection of largely forgotten books published in Britain between World War I and II.
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Dennis Discher of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is cited for stem cell lineage specification research.
Toen Castle and Randall Kamien of the School of Arts & Sciences are featured for their kirigami research.
Mark Liberman of the School of Arts & Sciences discusses word aversion.
Andrew Huemmler of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is quoted about nuclear and coal plants.
Joshua Plotkin and postdoctoral researcher Alexander Stewart of the School of Arts & Sciences are quoted about using game theory in a decision-making study.