Sarah Tishkoff of the School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences discusses “Jekyll-and-Hyde genetic variations."
School of Arts & Sciences
PHILADELPHIA –- Collaboration by chemists, physicists and materials scientists at the University of Pennsylvania has created a simple and inexpensive method to rapidly grow centimeter-scale membranes of binary nanocrystal superlattices, or BNSLs, by crystallizing a mixture of nanocrystals on a liquid surface.
Patrick McGovern of Penn Museum and the School of Arts and Sciences uses historical evidence to resurrect ancient brews.
David Barnes of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the investigation of paranormal activity at the historic Lazaretto quarantine station.
With graceful eyelashes, long flaxen hair and serene expression, the "Beauty of Xiaohe" seems to have just softly fallen to sleep-yet she last closed her eyes nearly 4,000 years ago. She was found, and excavated, in 2003, one of hundreds of spectacularly preserved mummies buried in the harsh desert sands of the vast Tarim Basin, in the Far Western Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of China.
Ian Lustick of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on the Gaza flotilla incident.
PHILADELPHIA –- Cognitive psychologists at the University of Pennsylvania and University of California have shown that an image displayed too quickly to be seen by an observer can be detected if the participant first hears the name of the object.
John MacDonald of the School of Arts and Sciences says public transportation encourages exercise.