Dan Janzen of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for studying genetic barcodes.
Penn Graduate School of Education to Host National Education Writers Association Annual Seminar in 2012
PHILADELPHIA — The Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania is partnering with the American Educational Research Association to host the Education Writers Association’s 2012 national seminar May 17-19 on the Penn campus.
The conference attracts nearly 250 journalists, communication professionals, scholars and newsmakers each year.
PHILADELPHIA — A pandemic of ailments called the "allergic march" -- the gradual acquisition of overlapping allergic diseases that commonly begins in early childhood -- has frustrated both parents and physicians. For the last three decades, an explosion of eczema, food allergies, hay fever, and asthma have afflicted children in the United States, the European Union, and many other countries.
Anna Marie Chang is quoted about her research, led by Judd Hollander of the Perelman School of Medicine.
Matt Blaze of the School of Engineering and Applied Science led a study of eavesdropping through security flaws.
PHILADELPHIA — An international team of astronomers has discovered a huge mass of warm water vapor in the central regions of a distant quasar, marking the farthest place in the universe that water has been detected.
(PHILADELPHIA) -- In a cancer treatment breakthrough 20 years in the making, researchers from the University of Pennsylvania's Abramson Cancer Center and Perelman School of Medicine have shown sustained remissions of up to a year among a small group of advanced chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) patients treated with genetically engineered versions of their own T cells.