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U.S. Scientists Invent Football Helmet Material That Changes Colour to Detect Concussions Faster August 18, 2015 | International Business Times

 

Shu Yang of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is highlighted for leading research on inventing a color-changing helmet material to help detect brain trauma.

How Positivity Makes You Healthy and Successful August 10, 2015 | Entrepreneur

 

Martin Seligman of the School of Arts & Sciences is cited for researching how pessimism is not good for health.

A New Spin in Silicon August 5, 2015 | Spectrum.ieee.org

 

Ritesh Agarwal of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is featured for leading a group of scientists to discover a photonic spin sensor.

Take the Quiet Revolution Personality Test August 5, 2015 | Huffington Post

 

Scott Barry Kaufman of the School of Arts & Sciences is cited for co-developing a test to indicate where an individual falls on the introvert-extrovert spectrum.

Sniffing Out Ovarian Cancer August 4, 2015 | Mosaic

Charlie Johnson of the School of Engineering and Applied Science and the School of Arts & Sciences is mentioned as a physicist and director of Penn’s Nano/Bio Interface Center.