Should Teachers Learn Neuroscience?

June 6, 2012

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences shares his views on whether teachers should learn about neuroscience.

Article Source: Psychology Today

Older People Do Smell Different

May 31, 2012

Johan Lundrstrom of the School of Arts and Sciences is featured for collaborative research about how people smell at different ages.

Article Source: Philly.com

Our Predatory T Cells

May 31, 2012

Andrea Liu of the School of Arts and Sciences blogs about her collaborative research with Christopher Hunter, Tajie Harris and David Christian of the School of Veterinary Medicine about T cells that hunt parasites.

Article Source: The Huffington Post

Reports of the Muslim Brotherhood’s Demise Were Greatly Exaggerated

May 28, 2012

Graduate student Eric Trager of the School of the Arts and Sciences comments on the Muslim Brotherhood.

Article Source: New Republic

You Can Go Home Again

May 30, 2012

Frank Furstenberg of School of Arts and Sciences co-authors an op-ed about college graduates returning home to live with their parents.

Article Source: New York Times

Harvard’s Experiment on the Unabomber, Class of ‘62

May 25, 2012

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences details a Harvard psychological experiment in which Ted Kaczynski, the Unabomber, was included.

Article Source: The Huffington Post

Video: Microscopic Video Reveals T Cells ‘Hunting’ Parasites Like Tiny Sharks

May 30, 2012

Christopher Hunter and Tajie Harris of the School of Veterinary Medicine and Andrea Liu and Edward Banigan of the School of Arts and Sciences are cited for their research about T cells that hunt parasites.

Article Source: The Atlantic

Penn Researchers Look for Benefits in Hallucinogenic Drugs

May 30, 2012

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences comments on research about the potential benefits of psychedelic drugs.

Article Source: CBS Local

T Cells Hunt Like Sharks in Human Body

A cross-disciplinary research team at Penn has arrived at a surprising finding: T cells, which comprise a key part of the immune system, track down parasites using a movement strategy similar to those used by predators such as sharks, monkeys, and blue-fin tuna to hunt prey.

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In Philly, Keeping Tabs on LSD

May 29, 2012

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences and Nese Lisa Senol, a graduate student in SAS, discuss Psychedemia, an upcomingconference.

Article Source: Philly.com