They’re, Like, Way Ahead of the Linguistic Currrrve

February 27, 2012

Mark Liberman of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on a variety of speaking trends and what it means that young women are leading the curve.

Article Source: New York Times

Healthbeat: Research Just Beginning to Uncover Why Autism Diagnosed Later in Minority Children

February 27, 2012

David Mandell of the Perelman School of Medicine is cited for his research about minority children receiving autism diagnoses much later than white children.

Article Source: Washington Post

Wealthy More Likely to Lie, Cheat; Researchers

February 28, 2012

Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “Support for free-market capitalism will collapse if those who do well don’t do good.”

Article Source: Bloomberg

How to Fix Executive Compensation

February 27, 2012

Alex Edmans of the Wharton School shares his insights on how to reform executive compensation.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Where You Live Might Predict How Well You Sleep

February 27, 2012

Michael Grandner of the Perelman School of Medicine shares his thoughts on a study about sleep disturbances illustrated through state-by-state sleep maps.

The Sorry Lives and Confusing Times of Today’s Young Men

March 1, 2012

Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education is highlighted for his new book, College Men and Masculinities.

Article Source: Philadelphia Magazine

Southerners Sleepiest, U.S. ‘Sleep Map’ Shows

February 23, 2012

Michael Grandner of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on a study about sleep disturbances illustrated through state-by-state sleep maps.

Article Source: HealthDay

Firms Aren’t Sure Lin’s a Slam-Dunk

February 24, 2012

Kenneth Shropshire of the Wharton School shares his views of the recent popularity of New York Knicks player Jeremy Lin.

Article Source: Los Angeles Times
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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604February 22, 2012

Penn Researchers Build First Physical “Metatronic” Circuit

PHILADELPHIA -- The technological world of the 21st century owes a tremendous amount to advances in electrical engineering, specifically, the ability to finely control the flow of electrical charges using increasingly small and complicated circuits. And while those electrical advances continue to race ahead, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania are pushing circuitry forward in a different way, by replacing electricity with light.

Do Seniors Really Want to Know Life Expectancy?

February 20, 2012

David Casarett of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on life expectancy.

Article Source: USA Today