Dick Polman, University writer in residence, authors an op-ed on Missouri opposition to national health-care reform.
Health & Medicine
David Dinges of the School of Medicine says additional sleep on the weekend helps one recover from sleep lost during the week.
Lawrence Holzman of the School of Medicine discusses a study on kidney disease among African-Americans.
Jeffrey Weiser of the School of Medicine says there is such a thing as good bacteria.
Kathryn Schmitz of the School of Medicine discusses the benefits of resistance training.
PHILADELPHIA –- Bioengineers at the University of Pennsylvania have created a system to control the flexibility of the substrate surfaces on which cells are grown without changing the surface properties, providing a technique for more controlled lab experiments on cellular mechanobiology, an important step in the scientific effort to understand how cells sense and respond to mechanical forces in their environment.