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Who Needs Keys? This Siri Hack Can Unlock Your Car April 17, 2014 | NBC News

Four undergraduates from the School of Engineering and Applied Science and the Wharton School are highlighted for developing “GoogolPlex,” a Siri hack that helps control other devices.

Brain Scans: Don’t Throw Out the Baby With the Dead Salmon April 11, 2014 | Discover Magazine

A report on the trustworthiness of neuroimaging studies led by Martha Farah of the School of Arts and Sciences is highlighted.

Video: Popular Science Picks Best Inventions for 2014 April 12, 2014 | CBS News

The “Titan Arm” developed by students of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is featured.

Immunity to Lyme Disease Bacteria Is Strain-specific April 14, 2014 | “Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

Dustin Brisson of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses his research on strain-specific immunity for Lyme disease.

Invention Awards 2014: A Powerful, Portable and Affordable Robotic Exoskeleton April 2, 2014 | Popular Science

Elizabeth Beattie, Nicholas McGill, Nick Parrotta and Nikolay Vladimirov of the School of Engineering and Applied Science are featured for developing the Titan Arm.