PHILADELPHIA –- Collaboration by chemists, physicists and materials scientists at the University of Pennsylvania has created a simple and inexpensive method to rapidly grow centimeter-scale membranes of binary nanocrystal superlattices, or BNSLs, by crystallizing a mixture of nanocrystals on a liquid surface.
William James of the School of Medicine discusses sunscreen’s effectiveness.
Patrick McGovern of Penn Museum and the School of Arts and Sciences uses historical evidence to resurrect ancient brews.
David Barnes of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the investigation of paranormal activity at the historic Lazaretto quarantine station.
Seven faculty members in the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine are recipients of 2010 teaching awards.
Susan Volk and Michael Atchison of the School of Veterinary Medicine discuss veterinarians’ role in translational research.
“Naked: The University Collection Unveiled” opens at the University of Pennsylvania’s Arthur Ross Gallery on Aug. 28.
Featuring 35 paintings, sculptures, prints, drawings and photographs of the nude from the first century B.C.E. to the present, “Naked” showcases the history of beauty and the human body, documenting the evolution of the definition of beauty.
PHILADELPHIA –- Cognitive psychologists at the University of Pennsylvania and University of California have shown that an image displayed too quickly to be seen by an observer can be detected if the participant first hears the name of the object.