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Audio: Can Old Coffee Cause Yellow Fever? October 6, 2014 | “Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

David Barnes of the School of Arts & Sciences talks about his rotten coffee event and yellow fever.


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.