Proper nutrition during childhood can positively affect a child’s social behaviors and development.
Two professors from the University of Pennsylvania have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
In the Puerto Rican rain forest, a strong storm can drop a meter of rain in a single day. All that water rushes into mountain rivers and causes a torrent as the water overflows the riverbanks and charges downstream.
Atopic dermatitis, or AD, a chronic inflammatory skin condition and the most common form of eczema, is estimated to afflict as much as 10 percent of the population in the United States, and it is much more common now than it was 50 years ago. Veterinary clinical estimates also show that approximately 10 percent of dogs have atopic dermatitis.
Michael Platt of the University of Pennsylvania has received a five-year, $2.9 million Method to Extend Research In Time, or MERIT, award from the National Institute of Mental Health to continue his work on the neural circuits that mediate compl
Penn/Vanderbilt Study: Genetic Risk Factors of Disparate Diseases Share Similar Biological Underpinnings
The discovery of shared biological properties among independent variants of DNA sequences offers the opportunity to broaden understanding of the biological basis of disease and identify new therapeutic targets, according to a collaboration between the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Arizona Health Sciences,
The Barbara and Edward Netter Center for Community Partnerships at the University of Pennsylvania has named Herman Beavers and the West Philadelphia Cultural Alliance as the recipients of the inaugural Netter Center Faculty-Community Partne
The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology has recognized the University of Pennsylvania’s William Beltran with the ARVO Foundation’s 2016
The cellular response to the lack of oxygen fans the flames of flare-ups in a rare bone disorder. In fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva (FOP), a mutation triggers bone growth in muscles, which limits motion, breathing, and swallowing, among a host of progressive symptoms.
What better place to stage a 2,500-year-old Greek play than amidst ancient artifacts, many depicting mythological figures and deities?
By Christina Cook
Pulling an all-nighter may seem like a good way to cram before a test, yet science tells us memory suffers when sleep is sacrificed.
A new study suggests that it doesn’t have to.
For a group of University of Pennsylvania students from André Dombrowski’s fall 2014 curatorial seminar, the excitement of curating an exhibition in the Penn Libraries and creating an accompanying catalog came rushing back when the
At first glance, it might seem that community gardening and beryllium isotopes have little in common.
Penn's Marwan M. Kraidy Receives Andrew Carnegie Fellowship to Study the Spectacle of the Islamic State
The video shows a Jordanian pilot in an orange jumpsuit standing in a cage, his head bowed. A match hits unseen gasoline, and what follows is unspeakable. The pilot burns to death at the hands of the Islamic State, multiple cameras recording it in detail. The event itself was perhaps a minute, but the official edited video drags on for 22 minutes.
Dancing in water is much more challenging than people think, Eileen Wang says.
Wang, a senior at the University of Pennsylvania, is one of this season’s 13-member synchronized swimming club. Known as Penn Synchro, the club has a 70-year history.