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December 5, 2015
Meredith Tamminga, an assistant professor in linguistics and director of the University’s Language Variation and Cognition Lab, and Jami Fisher, a linguistics lecturer and Penn’s ASL Program coordinator, are working to document what they’re calling the Philadelphia "accent" of American Sign...
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December 1, 2015
The Penn Program in the Environmental Humanities bridges disciplines.
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December 1, 2015
Junhyong Kim and his collaborators pursue innovation in a sea of data.
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December 1, 2015
The Continued Long-Term Consequences of Mass Incarceration in the United States
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December 1, 2015
by Sacha AdornoPhoto courtesy of Jean Lee
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December 1, 2015
Before you set out for your next hike, make sure you bring sturdy boots, ample water, and an understanding of the cognitive underpinnings of your sense of direction.
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December 1, 2015
By Rebecca GuenardThe Claw! Descending into a congregate of plush toys, the claw pulls out a single prize and isolates it from the pack. We are all familiar with the popular arcade game; now imagine such a mechanism put to use at the atomic level. Eric Schelter, associate professor of chemistry,...
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December 1, 2015
Racial Differences in Education’s Impact on Net Worth
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December 1, 2015
Penn-in-Cannes Program Inspires Adventurous Scholarship
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November 30, 2015
In a new report in the journal The Plant Cell, a team of biologists led by Assistant Professor Brian Gregory and graduate student Lee E. Vandivier used material from both humans and plants to examine chemical modifications to messenger RNA, or mRNA.
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