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Grit Trumps Talent and IQ: A Story Every Parent (and Educator) Should Read October 15, 2014 | National Geographic

Angela Duckworth of the School of Arts & Sciences is highlighted for her approach to teaching students grit.


In Quest for Better Treatments, Penn Prof’s ‘Avatars of Human Organs’ Simulate Lungs October 14, 2014 | “Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

Dan Huh of the School of Engineering and Applied Science discusses “organs on chips.”


Could Insects Be the Wonder Food of the Future? October 14, 2014 | BBC Horizon Documentary

Paul Rozin of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted about insects as food.


Gender Gap Draws Thousands From Google, Apple to Phoenix October 9, 2014 | Bloomberg Businessweek

Rita Powell of the School of Engineering and Applied Science comments on the increased popularity of the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing.


Clever Clams and Algae Show How Best to Harvest Light October 7, 2014 | New Scientist

Alison Sweeney of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted about researching clams and living iridescent cells.