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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | | 215-573-6604June 11, 2008

From Canada to the Caribbean: Tree Leaves Control Their Own Temperature, Penn Study Reveals

PHILADELPHIA –- The temperature inside a healthy, photosynthesizing tree leaf is affected less by outside environmental temperature than originally believed, according to new research from biologists at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | | 215-573-6604May 29, 2008

Stress Contributes to Increased Consumption of High Fat, High Calorie Foods, Says Award-Winning Penn Research

PHILADELPHIA -– Two veterinary researchers from the University of Pennsylvania have been awarded the 2008 Ziskind-Somerfeld Research Award given for the top science paper of the year.

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Creationism and High School Biology

Note for TV and radio: The University of Pennsylvania has a satellite
uplink facility with live-shot capability and an ISDN line.


Dr. Michael Weisberg
Assistant Professor of Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania
Co-chair of Penn’s “Year of Evolution”