Hermann Pfefferkorn of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on being among those to help discover a 300-million-year-old fossil forest in China.
Researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have put sleeplessness on the map — literally. The research team, analyzing nationwide data collected by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), has produced the first state-by-state sleep maps for the United States, revealing that residents of Southern states suffer from the most sleep disturbances and daytime fatigue, while residents on the West Coast report the least amount of problems.
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Blocking autophagy -- the process of "self-eating" within cells -- is turning out to be a viable way to enhance the effectiveness of a wide variety of cancer treatments.
Celia Cameron of the Wharton School shares examples of business course and programs that the Wharton School offers to undergraduates.
PHILADELPHIA -- The University of Pennsylvania today reaffirmed its commitment to an all-grant, no-loan financial-aid program as its Board of Trustees authorized a $181 million financial-aid budget for 2012-13 while increasing total undergraduate charges by 3.9 percent, the second lowest in 44 years.
Joni Finney of the Graduate School of Education discusses higher-education funding in Pennsylvania.
In discussing sleep-apnea surgery, Erica Thaler of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “It’s basically opened up a whole new area of surgery that wasn’t doable before.”
Laura Perna and Joni Finney of the Graduate School of Education are cited for their report about the state of higher education in Maryland.