Penn Research Shows Way to Design ‘Digital’ Metamaterials

Figuring out the necessary composition and internal structure to create the unusual properties of metamaterials is a challenge but new research, borrowing concepts from binary computing, presents a way of simplifying things.

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Penn in the news

Polarizing Foods November 26, 2014 | Slate.com

Paul Rozin of the School of Arts & Sciences comments on food aversions.

Introducing the Psychology Podcast With Dr. Scott Barry Kaufman November 21, 2014 | Scientific American

Scott Barry Kaufman of the School of Arts & Sciences writes about hosting a podcast with insights into healthy thinking.

Penn Celebrates Innovation and Pennovation Ground Breaking November 17, 2014 | American Entrepreneurship Today

President Amy Gutmann and the Pennovation Center groundbreaking are featured.

Video: Thinkfest 2014: Jim Gardner’s Conversation With Amy Gutmann November 14, 2014 | WPVI-TV (Philadelphia)

President Amy Gutmann is interviewed about Penn’s investment in innovation and technology.

Brain-Sharpening Ice-Chewing Compulsion May Be a Vestige of Mammalian Evolution November 11, 2014 | Nova Next, WHYY

Melissa Hunt of the School of Arts & Sciences is featured for studying why people with iron deficiency often crave ice and how that might provide a cognitive boost.

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