Research

US Apologises for '40s Syphilis Study in Guatemala

October 2, 2010

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine comments on a case of unethical governmental medical testing in the 1940s.

Article Source: Associated Press

Scientist as Subject

October 1, 2010

James Hoxie, Robert Doms and Carl June of the School of Medicine are cited for their AIDS research.

Article Source: The Scientist

Audio: Podcast: Why Greater Detroit Is So Segregated

October 1, 2010

Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses segregation in Greater Detroit.

Article Source: Time

Video: Secrets of the Silk Road

October 4, 2010

Victor Mair of the School of Arts and Sciences and Penn Museum offers insight into the “Secrets of the Silk Road” exhibit.

Article Source: CNN

Study: Computerized Order Entry System Has Unintended Consequences

September 27, 2010

Brian Strom and other researchers at the School of Medicine are cited for their study involving a computerized physician order-entry system.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460September 29, 2010

Penn Biologists Say Species Accumulate on Earth at Slower Rates Than in the Past

PHILADELPHIA –- Computational biologists at the University of Pennsylvania say that species are still accumulating on Earth but at a slower rate than in the past.

Accident Led to Cancer Treatment for 'Philadelphia Chromosome'

September 29, 2010

Peter Nowell of the School of Medicine is featured discussing his co-discovery of the Philadelphia chromosome.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Grayson Calls Opponent 'Taliban Dan Webster'

September 27, 2010

Factcheck.org of the Annenberg Public Policy Center analyzes the veracity of political attack ads.

Article Source: Washington Post

The Hunt for the Next Drug Test

September 21, 2010

The School of Veterinary Medicine’s New Bolton Center is cited for research on equine toxicology testing.

Article Source: ESPN

FBI Drive for Encryption Backdoors Is Déjà Vu for Security Experts

September 27, 2010

Matt Blaze of the School of Engineering and Applied Science comments on cryptology regulations.

Article Source: Wired