Kate Davis and Ravinder Reddy of the Perelman School of Medicine are quoted about a new imaging technique in development to treat epilepsy patients.
More and more, scientists have realized that DNA is not the only way that a parent can pass on traits to their offspring. Events experienced by a parent over a lifetime can also have an impact.
Katharyn Hanson stands on stage at the World Café Live in Philadelphia in front of a crowd of several dozen. Behind her flash images of antiquities and artifacts that make up much of the cultural legacy in places like Syria and Iraq. Sprinkled throughout are photos of explosions, dark gray plumes masking former heritage sites.
Penn Team Maps First Comprehensive Profile of Non-Protein-Coding RNAs to Provide Clinicians with New Way to Diagnose Array of Cancers
Growing insights about a significant, yet poorly understood, part of the genome – the “dark matter of DNA” -- have fundamentally changed the way scientists approach the study of diseases.
Being able to understand speech is essential to our evolution as humans. Hearing lets us perceive the same word even when spoken at different speeds or pitches, and also gives us extra sensitivity to unexpected sounds.
Because plants cannot pick up and move, they have evolved a plethora of strategies to cope with environmental stresses, whether they bring a harsh spell of drought or a browsing deer.
While new evidence suggests that Mars may harbor a tiny amount of liquid water, it exists today as a largely cold and arid planet. Three billion years ago, however, the situation may have been much different.