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Untangling Alzheimer’s
A remarkable collection of Penn scientists, led by Virginia Lee and John Trojanowski, is attacking the merciless affliction known as Alzheimer’s, along with other neurodegenerative diseases. But the clock is ticking.
By Samuel Hughes

Almost Perfect
Penn’s 1970-71 men’s basketball team was arguably the very best the Ivy League will ever see—even if their 28-0 season did end with a baffling loss that stings even 40 years later. By Dave Zeitlin

Penn Fights the Civil War
As soldiers on the battlefield or doctors in military hospitals, Penn alumni and faculty played remarkable roles in the nation’s bloodiest conflict—serving both North and South. By W. Barksdale Maynard

Passion Play
Sure it’s nice being a giant in the world of psychology, but sometimes Marty Seligman “just can’t wait to get to the bridge screen.” By Barbra Shotel

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MAR | APR 2011
Volume 109, No.4

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