Penn Researchers Model the Mechanics of Cells’ Long-range Communication

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.

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Penn in the news

Reprogramming Redux December 18, 2014 | TheScientist.com

Dennis Discher of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is cited for stem cell lineage specification research.

La matematica degli origami (per farci tutt’altro) December 15, 2014 | Wired.it (Italy)

Toen Castle and Randall Kamien of the School of Arts & Sciences are featured for their kirigami research.

‘Gift’ Is Not a Verb December 12, 2014 | TheAtlantic.com

Mark Liberman of the School of Arts & Sciences discusses word aversion.

The Great Energy Debate: Pa. Weighs Its Carbon Future December 1, 2014 | U.S. News & World Report

Andrew Huemmler of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is quoted about nuclear and coal plants.

Scientists Used Game Theory to Prove That Being Selfish Pays Off December 26, 2014 | Business Insider (Australia)

Joshua Plotkin and postdoctoral researcher Alexander Stewart of the School of Arts & Sciences are quoted about using game theory in a decision-making study.

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