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NOV | DEC 2009

Are Better Brains Better?
Penn neuroscientists Martha Farah and Anjan Chatterjee believe the answer is more complicated than you think. By Trey Popp

Darwinism Comes to Penn
A century-and-a-half after the publication of On the Origin of Species, a Penn microbiologist looks back at how Darwin’s ideas were received by some of the University’s leading thinkers. By Howard Goldfine

“Red and Blue Makes Green”
The University’s new Climate Action Plan is good for the environment—and won’t hurt Penn’s bottom line, either. By John Prendergast

The Justice Who Was of Two Minds
Appointed to the Supreme Court for his crusading prosecution of the Teapot Dome scandal in the 1920s, Owen Roberts went from New Deal obstructionist to enabler after Roosevelt threatened to “pack” the court. Was the alumnus and future Law School dean merely expedient, or a statesman who put country before consistency? By Dennis Drabelle

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Volume 108, No.2
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