Sarah Tishkoff of the School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences is credited for genetic research conducted in Africa.
Philip Gressman and Robert Strain of the School of Arts and Sciences solve a 140-year-old math equation.
PHILADELPHIA –- Two University of Pennsylvania mathematicians have found solutions to a 140-year-old, 7-dimensional equation that were not known to exist for more than a century despite its widespread use in modeling the behavior of gases.
PHILADELPHIA –- University of Pennsylvania bioengineers have demonstrated that the cells that line blood vessels respond to mechanical forces — the microscopic tugging and pulling on cellular structures — by reinforcing and growing their connections, thus creating stronger adhesive interactions between neighboring cells.
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