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Beagle or Bichon: Can Dog Drool Provide Insight?

September 18, 2009
Urs Giger of the School of Veterinary Medicine comments on dog DNA testing.
Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Another Sex Dispute, but This Athlete Has Four Legs

September 18, 2009
Sue McDonnell of the School of Veterinary Medicine discusses equine gender testing in horse racing.
Article Source: New York Times

Pain-free Animals Could Take Suffering Out of Farming

September 2, 2009
Martha Farah of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses patients with a genetic invulnerability to pain.
Article Source: NewScientist

Radio Coverage: Spotlight Africa

August 30, 2009
Sarah Tishkoff of the School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences discusses her research on the African genome.
Article Source: KPFK Radio (Los Angeles)

Changing Skyline: Getting a Bird's-eye View of the Trees

August 28, 2009
The Morris Arboretum’s "Out on a Limb" exhibit is spotlighted.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Bone Dry

August 28, 2009
Peter Dodson of the School of Veterinary Medicine says we have yet to discover all dinosaur species.
Article Source: Slate

Video Coverage: Eminent Organic Chemists: The Human Side

August 24, 2009
Madeleine Joullié of the School of Arts and Sciences is among top chemists included in featured mini-biopics.
Article Source: American Chemical Society
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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604August 14, 2009

Center for Neuroscience and Society Opens at the University of Pennsylvania

PHILADELPHIA -- The University of Pennsylvania has launched the Penn Center for Neuroscience and Society, a cross-disciplinary endeavor to increase understanding of the impact of neuroscience on society through research and teaching and to encourage the responsible use of neuroscience for the benefit of humanity.

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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604August 4, 2009

Penn Will Host First Neuroscience Boot Camp Aug. 6; News Media Welcome

PHILADELPHIA –- Psychologists, neuroscientists, legal scholars and faculty from the University of Pennsylvania are hosting Penn’s first Neuroscience Boot Camp, a nine-day seminar devoted to educating academics, legal and business professionals, economists, medical ethicists, policy makers, philosophers and writers on the impact of emerging neuroscience research and to foster an interdisciplinary effort to encourage responsible and ethical use of neuroscience for human benefit.

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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604July 27, 2009