David Sarwer of the School of Medicine shares his views and concerns about a new fad diet.
PHILADELPHIA — New research from the University of Pennsylvania demonstrates a more consistent and cost-effective method for making graphene, the atomic-scale material that has promising applications in a variety of fields, and was the subject of the 2010 Nobel Prize in Physics.
As explained in a recently published study, a Penn research team was able to create high-quality graphene that is just a single atom thick over 95% of its area, using readily available materials and manufacturing processes that can be scaled up to industrial levels.
PHILADELPHIA -- New research from the University of Pennsylvania is beginning to crack the code of which strain of flu will be prevalent in a given year, with major implications for global public health preparedness.
Erika Holzbaur and Yale Goldman of the School of Medicine and Haim Bau of the School of Engineering and Applied Science comment on research methods for following the movement of cell parts.
Nehal Mehta of the School of Medicine critiques a study linking diet soda to heightened stroke risk.
James Serpell of the School of Veterinary Medicine comments on animal behavior resembling love.
PHILADELPHIA -- New research from the University of Pennsylvania is challenging some longtime assumptions about why human beings seek and keep their friends, and it reveals a somewhat darker side to the very nature of friendship itself.
President Amy Gutmann comments on a synthetic-biology process that “has the potential for revolutionizing the treatment of a very deadly and prevalent disease.”