Adrian Raine of the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Medicine comments on detecting signs of criminal behavior in children.
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.”
PHILADELPHIA – Three faculty members at the University of Pennsylvania have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
They are James C. Alwine, professor of cancer biology; Gideon Dreyfuss, Issac Norris Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator; and John C. Trueswell, professor of psychology.
Fellows of AAAS are selected for their contributions to science and technology and will be recognized at the Fellows Forum on Feb. 19 during the AAAS Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.