Lila Gleitman of the School of Arts and Sciences is spotlighted for co-authoring a study on how children learn their first words.
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Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Sciences is interviewed about the effect of vacant homes in the U.S.
PHILADELPHIA — Engineering structures on the smallest possible scales — using molecules and individual atoms as building blocks — is both physically and conceptually challenging. An interdisciplinary team of researchers at the University of Pennsylvania has now developed a method of computationally selecting the best of these blocks, drawing inspiration from the similar behavior of proteins in making biological structures.
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Penn Announces Partnership With Chinese Academy of Sciences for Center of Excellence in Brain Mapping
BEIJING, CHINA –- In a ceremony today, the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) announced a collaboration agreement with the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) to develop a joint Center of Excellence in Brain Mapping for the purpose of collaborative research and education in neuroimaging.
Ted Abel of the School of Arts and Sciences is interviewed for his research on sleep deprivation.
Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for his stance on post-war Detroit and how Gingrich failed to tell the full story of the city’s decline.