Angela Duckworth of the School of Arts & Sciences is cited for her research on the term “grit.”
School of Arts & Sciences
Midshipman Mary Brass is just as strong as her name sounds.
One of the goals of genome sequencing is to identify genetic mutations associated with increased susceptibility to disease. Yet by and large these discoveries have been made in people of European or Asian ancestry, resulting in an incomplete picture of global genetic variation in disease vulnerability.
Cynthia Otto of the School of Veterinary Medicine and A.T. Charlie Johnson of the School of Arts & Sciences discuss cancer detection.
Kevin Platt of the School of Arts & Science shares his opinion about the Latvian capital’s mayor expressing his thoughts on Russian President Vladimir Putin.
University of Pennsylvania researchers have made another advance in understanding how the brain detects errors caused by unexpected sensory events. This type of error detection is what allows the brain to learn from its mistakes, which is critical for improving fine motor control.