Technology & Engineering

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Cost the Highest Hurdle for High-Speed Rail in U.S.

August 9, 2010

Robert Yaro of the School of Design discusses high-speed rail systems.

Article Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer

Citizen Science: People Power

August 4, 2010

Michael Kearns of the School of Engineering and Applied Science says, “We're at the dawn of a new era, in which computation between humans and machines is being mixed.”

Article Source: Nature
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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604August 1, 2010

Mechanical Regulation Effects Stem Cell Development, Adhesion

PHILADELPHIA –- Bioengineers at the University of Pennsylvania have created a system to control the flexibility of the substrate surfaces on which cells are grown without changing the surface properties, providing a technique for more controlled lab experiments on cellular mechanobiology, an important step in the scientific effort to understand how cells sense and respond to mechanical forces in their environment.

Computer With Patient Data Stolen From Jefferson

July 30, 2010

Ross Koppel of the School of Medicine comments on digital medical data.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Joseph J. Diorio | jdiorio@asc.upenn.edu | 215-746-1798 July 28, 2010

Annenberg’s Joseph Turow Testifies to U.S. Senate Commerce Committee

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Why Facebook Friends Are Worth Keeping

July 22, 2010

Michael Kearns of the School of Engineering and Applied Science says social networking services can teach one to be more influential.

Article Source: New Scientist
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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604July 21, 2010

Collaboration Leads to Simpler Method for Building Varieties of Nanocrystal Superlattices

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.

Five Robots to Watch

July 15, 2010

The School of Engineering and Applied Science’s GRASP lab’s quadrotor robot is showcased.

Article Source: New York Times

Better Living Through Implants

July 15, 2010

Brian Litt of the School of Medicine is highlighted for his work on brain implant effectiveness.

Article Source: PC World

Letting the Machines Decide

July 13, 2010

Michael Kearns of the School of Engineering and Applied Science says computers are aiding stock market traders in ways experts can’t.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal