So You Think You Can Be a Morning Person?

November 18, 2011

David Dinges of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses sleep research.

Article Source: New York Times

Police Using Technology to Shield Internal Communications

November 20, 2011

Matthew Blaze of the School of Engineering and Applied Science explains the practical difficulties of encrypted communications.

Article Source: Associated Press

Future Wars May be Fought by Synapses

November 11, 2011

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and School of Arts and Sciences comments on boosting brain functions.

Article Source: ScienceNews

Video: Supreme Court Will Take Up Health Care Law

November 15, 2011

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School for Medicine and the Wharton School discusses how the verdict of the health care law will affect the 2012 presidential race.

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Media Contact:Kim Menard | | 215-662-6183November 13, 2011

Penn: A More Flexible Window Into the Brain

PHILADELPHIA - A team of researchers co-led by the University of Pennsylvania has developed and tested a new high-resolution, ultra-thin device capable of recording brain activity from the cortical surface without having to use penetrating electrodes. The device could make possible a whole new generation of brain-computer interfaces for treating neurological and psychiatric illness and research. The work was published in Nature Neuroscience.

Panel Emphasizes Safety in Digitization of Health Records

November 8, 2011

Ross Koppel of the School of Arts and Sciences and the Perelman School of Medicine comments on a report about digitizing health records.

Article Source: New York Times

Video: Domino Display Draws Attention to Penn Museum

November 7, 2011

A Penn Museum domino display shines a spotlight on the University’s Year of Games.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

VIDEO: Dual degrees

Law School alum Remy Nshimiyimana says the globally focused dual degree programs at the University are helpful to his career in business law. (Penn Law)

Fraud Case Seen as a Red Flag for Psychology Research

November 2, 2011

Joseph Simmons of the Wharton School comments on “the general tendency of humans to draw the conclusions they want to draw….”

Article Source: New York Times

Training Athletes for M.B.A.s

November 3, 2011

Kenneth Shropshire of the Wharton School comments on M.B.A programs geared toward athletes.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal