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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.

Challenges and Optimism on Tech’s Role in Philly April 8, 2014 | Philadelphia Inquirer

Dawn Bonnell of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is quoted about Penn’s role in technology research in Philadelphia.