Very little is known about the dynamics of so-called “living fluids,” those containing cells, microorganisms or other biological structures. Penn researchers have shown how a model organism's swimming strokes change along with a fluid's elasticity.
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Angela Duckworth of the School of Arts & Sciences is mentioned for her research on “grit.”
President Amy Gutmann, Presidential Bioethics Commission chair, writes about three key areas of ethical concern in neuroscience research and application.
Joseph Kable of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted about how discounting can affect decisions including personal finances.
Postdoctoral fellow Alexander Stewart of the School of Arts & Sciences writes about a new approach to game theory he studied with Joshua Plotkin of the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Engineering and Applied Science.
Nader Engheta of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is quoted about metamaterials.