Demographers Samuel Preston of the University of Pennsylvania and Andrew Stokes of Boston University set out to solve a puzzle: Why is it that study after study shows obese or overweight people with cardiovascular disease outliving their normal
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When John Medaglia joined the University of Pennsylvania a year ago as a postdoctoral fellow, he didn’t yet have a precise path. Now it’s a little clearer, thanks to a prestigious honor given out to just 16 young scientists across the country.
New research out of the University of Pennsylvania is filling in gaps between two prevailing theories about how the brain generates our perception of the world.
Through her research, an undergraduate at the University of Pennsylvania is unearthing a nearly 100-year-old murder mystery, a government cover-up and silenced justice in Northern Ireland.
In 1915, the University of Pennsylvania's Trustees fired economist Scott Nearing in retaliation for his activism in the campaign against child labor. Nearing's termination sparked a national debate and helped to rewrite the history of academic freedom in America.
The words people use on social media can reveal hidden meaning to those who know where to look.
Penn’s Kleinman Center for Energy Policy Awards the Inaugural Carnot Prize to IHS Vice Chairman Daniel Yergin
John L. Jackson Jr., dean of the School of Social Policy & Practice at the University of Pennsylvania, is harnessing the power of faculty and student expertise to address some of the most pressing social justice issues in America.