PHILADELPHIA –- Physicists from the University of Pennsylvania and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology have reported an elegant experimental study of the melting behaviors of thin crystalline films, uncovering a variety of interesting differences between thick films of greater than four layers and thinner or single-layer films.
Historian, musician and now curator of a new Smithsonian exhibit, Penn Professor Guy Ramsey does his best to stay connected to the city of Philadelphia.
PHILADELPHIA –- An international collaboration led by chemists and engineers from the University of Pennsylvania has prepared a library of synthetic biomaterials that mimic cellular membranes and that show promise in targeted delivery of cancer drugs, gene therapy, proteins, imaging and diagnostic agents and cosmetics safely to the body in the emerging field called nanomedicine.
The study appears in the current issue of the journal Science.
Neill Epperson of the School of Medicine and Center for Women's Behavioral Wellness says a child’s development is unique and should not be compared to other children’s.
Philip Gressman and Robert Strain of the School of Arts and Sciences solve a 140-year-old math equation.
Free speech and grammar advice reign on the Language Log, a blog co-founded by Penn phonetician Mark Liberman.