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

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.

Audio: Solving Mysteries Key to Next Generation of Computers July 22, 2014 | “Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

Charles Kane of the School of Arts & Sciences discusses a concept called braiding and Majorana particles.

Researchers Aim for an Electrical Memory Prosthesis July 18, 2014 | Science

The Penn DARPA project is mentioned, and Michael Kahana of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted.