How to Untangle Any Conflict

October 10, 2011

Richard Shell of the Wharton School comments on how to settle conflicts.

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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | | 215-573-6604October 10, 2011

Penn Team Wins Entrepreneurial Innovation Award

PHILADELPHIA — The National Science Foundation (NSF) has selected a University of Pennsylvania team as a member of its inaugural class of NSF Innovation Corps awards. The I-Corps Awards recognize research that has the potential for commercial applications and connects scientists to entrepreneurial resources.

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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | | 215-573-6604October 7, 2011

Penn Physicists’ New Manufacturing Technique Means Higher Quality Nanotube Devices

PHILADELPHIA -- Major advances in materials science and nanotechnology promise to revolutionize electronic devices with unprecedented strength and conductivity, but those promises can’t be fulfilled if the devices can’t be consistently manufactured.

Legal Experts: Loughner’s Only Defense Is Insanity

October 1, 2011

Stephen Morse of the Law School and the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the suspect in the U.S. Rep Gabrielle Giffords shooting.

Article Source: Associated Press

The Goal: A Nation of Chess Players – and Thinkers

October 2, 2011

Frances O’Connell Rust of the Graduate School of Education comments on how chess helped improve students’ cognitive capacities.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Foreclosures Are Killing Us

October 2, 2011

Julia Lynch of the School of Arts and Sciences co-authors an op-ed about housing foreclosures.

Article Source: New York Times
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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | | 215-573-6604October 3, 2011

Penn Researchers Find a New Twist in a Blindness-causing Disease Gene

PHILADELPHIA — After more than three decades of research, University of Pennsylvania veterinarians and vision-research scientists, with associates at Cornell University, have identified a gene responsible for a blindness-inducing disease that afflicts dogs. In the process, the Penn scientists may have discovered clues about how retinal cells, and perhaps even neurons, can be regenerated.

Insurance Companies Seek Profits In-Network

September 22, 2011

Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine shares his views on insurance companies seeking profits in-network.

Article Source: BusinessWeek

Penn Researchers Study Football Concussions

October 1, 2011

Steven Galetta and Laura Balcer of the Perelman School of Medicine are highlighted for work on the King-Devick test.

Article Source: Philadelphia Magazine

Spat a Battle of Parties

September 26, 2011

Rogers Smith of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on the Republican proposals for Electoral College voting in Nebraska and Pennsylvania.

Article Source: Omaha World-Herald