Justin Wolfers of the Wharton School comments on advanced concepts illustrated in children’s literature.
Walter Licht of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on the history and impact of personal connections for job seekers.
Jason Burdick of the School of Engineering and Applied Science and Robert Mauck of the Perelman School of Medicine discuss their efforts to regrow cartilage that might lead to better treatments.
PHILADELPHIA — University of Pennsylvania Health System (UPHS) is partnering with the Leonard Davis Institute Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics of the University of Pennsylvania on a new initiative to be called the UPHS Center for Innovations in Health Care Financing.
PHILADELPHIA — A $10 million grant from the National Cancer Institute will fund a new center at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania focusing on the relationship between exercise, weight loss, and improving the length and quality of life for the nation's 12 million cancer survivors.
Projects in the Penn Transdisciplinary Research on Energetics and Cancer (TREC) Survivor Center will include:
PHILADELPHIA — A team of University of Pennsylvania physicists has shown how to disrupt the “coffee ring effect” — the ring-shaped stain of particles left over after coffee drops evaporate — by changing the particles' shape. The discovery provides new tools for engineers to deposit uniform coatings.
Al Filreis of the School of Arts and Sciences is spotlighted for his approach to poetry.
Matt Blaze of the School of Engineering and Applied Science led a study of eavesdropping through security flaws.