PHILADELPHIA –- A study comparing a University of Pennsylvania method for evaluating a dog’s susceptibility to hip dysplasia to the traditional American method has shown that 80 percent of dogs judged to be normal by the traditional method are actually at risk for developing osteoarthritis and hip dysplasia, according to the Penn method.
Note for TV and radio: The University of Pennsylvania has a satellite uplink facility with live-shot capability near campus and an on-campus ISDN line.
Dr. Benjamin Horton
Assistant Professor, Earth and Environmental Science
University of Pennsylvania Awarded $7.5 Million From NSF to Contribute “Nebula” to Next Internet Architecture
PHILADELPHIA –- A collaboration of network researchers led by Jonathan Smith of the University of Pennsylvania has been awarded $7.5 million by the National Science Foundation to help build a network architecture, Nebula, to support trustworthy “cloud computing” with a secure, more robust next-generation Internet.
The interdisciplinary team includes computer scientists, legal scholars and an economist and will collaborate with industrial researchers from Cisco Systems Inc.
Steven Fluharty, senior vice provost for research, discusses the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
David Premack of the School of Arts and Sciences says, "Dishonesty in cognitive science is somehow more disturbing than dishonesty in biology or physical science."
Leslie Shaw of the School of Medicine is cited for his research on an early Alzheimer’s diagnostic tool.