The Evolution of Petface
Smithsonian.com | January 31, 2018
James Serpell of the School of Veterinary Medicine is cited for researching the systematic breeding of dogs and how it has impacted their health.
"IV lounges" a Trendy Health Fad, but Are They Safe?
CBS News | January 31, 2018
Stanley Goldfarb of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on IV lounges and says that the practice is “generally unregulated, raising concern among the medical community that fast-buck operators could hurt people through unsafe practices.”
Penn Katz Center Director Wins Book Award
Jewish Exponent | January 31, 2018
Steven Weitzman of the School of Arts and Sciences is highlighted for his book The Origin of the Jews: The Quest for Roots in a Rootless Age, which won the 2017 National Jewish Book Award in the Education and Jewish Identity category.
Hands Off: Our Self-driving Future
WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) | January 30, 2018
Erick Guerra of the School of Design and the Penn Institute for Urban Research discusses how autonomous vehicles will change where and how we live.
Particle Physics on the Brain
Phys.org | January 30, 2018
A recent presentation by Vijay Balasubramanian of the School of Engineering and Applied Science described a physicist's approach to making sense of the brain.