Alison Sweeney of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted about researching clams and living iridescent cells.
School of Arts & Sciences
To help policymakers understand the terror and risks experienced by victims of domestic abuse, a University of Pennsylvania professor has analyzed non-fatal strangulation among intimate partners.
Philippe Bourgois of the School of Arts & Sciences and the Perelman School of Medicine discusses the need for a dat
Mark Liberman of the School of Arts & Sciences is cited for analyzing data from Penn’s World Well-Being Project.
Alison Sweeney of the School of Arts & Sciences discusses her research on how giant clams harness the sun.
Menvekeh Daramay has been playing soccer since age 5.
It’s an early lesson in genetics: we get half our DNA from Mom, half from Dad.
But that straightforward explanation does not account for a process that sometimes occurs when cells divide. Called gene conversion, the copy of a gene from Mom can replace the one from Dad, or vice versa, making the two copies identical.
Evolution in extreme environments has produced life forms with amazing abilities and traits. Beneath the waves, many creatures sport iridescent structures that rival what materials scientists can make in the laboratory.