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Meatless Eating Is Hot on Philadelphia College Campuses

October 14, 2010

Victor Galli and Leah Abrams, students in the School of Arts Sciences, and Ian Penkala, a student in the School of Engineering and Applied Science, discuss Penn’s vegetarian dining options.

Article Source: Philadelphia Daily News
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460 October 14, 2010

Penn Bioengineers Awarded DoD Grant to Study the Neuronal Effects of Blasts, Tackles and Collisions

PHILADELPHIA –- A collaboration of biologists and bioengineers, including researchers from the University of Pennsylvania, has received a $6.25 million, 5-year grant from the Department of Defense to study the effects of blast waves on the neural circuitry of the brain.

Combining 'Best' of Two Surgical Techniques for Right Dorsal Colitis

October 10, 2010

The School of Veterinary Medicine’s New Bolton Center is cited for research on equine right dorsal colitis.

Article Source: theHorse.com

How Marriage Survives

October 12, 2010

Justin Wolfers of the Wharton School authors an op-ed citing his and colleague Betsey Stevenson’s research on the social evolution of marriage.

Article Source: New York Times

Pew: Rate of People Moving Into Philly Exceeds Rate of Those Moving Out

October 7, 2010

Janice Madden of the School of Arts and Sciences and the Wharton School discusses Philadelphia in-migration.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

9,000-Year-Old Beer Gets Modern Debut

October 7, 2010

Patrick McGovern of Penn Museum and the School of Arts and Sciences uses historical recipes to recreate ancient brews.

Article Source: Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Gene Test Aims for Better Heart Disease Detection

October 5, 2010

Daniel Rader of the School of Medicine comments on new heart disease detection technology.

Article Source: Associated Press

Developer of In Vitro Fertilization Wins Nobel

October 5, 2010

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine discusses the implications of in vitro fertilization in light of IVF pioneer Robert Edwards's Nobel Prize win.

Article Source: Washington Post

Sniffing .300, Hitters Hunker Down on Last Chances

October 2, 2010

Uri Simonsohn of the Wharton School is cited for co-authoring an analytical study of motivation in Major League Baseball.

Article Source: New York Times

The Math and Science of Baseball

October 5, 2010

Shane Jensen of the Wharton School creates a mathematical model to analyze sports errors.

Article Source: MSNBC