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Four Penn Students Built a Smart Thermometer to Help Parents Monitor Their Kids’ Fevers Anytime, Anywhere August 22, 2014 | Business Insider (India)

Undergraduates Collin Hill and Aaron Goldstein of the Wharton School and William Duckworth of the School of Engineering and Applied Science and School of Arts & Sciences alum Becca Goldstein are featured for developing a smartphone-app thermometer.

All the Cords You Use to Charge Your Phones Might Be Obsolete Soon August 21, 2014 | Business Insider

Rahul Mangharam of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is quoted about how wireless charging works.

Penn Finds Quite the Skeleton in its Closet August 5, 2014 | Philly.com

Janet Monge and William Hafford are highlighted for re-discovering a 6,500-year-old skeleton in the Penn Museum’s collection.

OKCupid, Say It Ain’t So! July 29, 2014 | Psychology Today

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences discusses how social networks can undermine trust.

Audio: Penn Physicists Probe Atomic Structure of Graphene, Computing’s Next Silicon July 28, 2014 | “Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

Charlie Johnson and Marija Drndic of the School of Arts & Sciences discuss measuring the performance of graphene while visualizing its atomic structure.