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News from the University of Pennsylvania for Wednesday, August 10, 2016
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farah, martha

Interdisciplinary

The SCAN program, run by Martha Farah of Arts & Sciences, enables grad students across the University to learn about neuroscience and relate it to their own studies.

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bassett, danielle

Living Maps

According to IEEE Pulse, Engineering’s Danielle Bassett is one of the world’s top experts on dynamic network neuroscience, or “how the brain talks to itself.”

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Collaboration

Engineering students Carissa Lim, Jessica Soe and Xiaoye Zhang worked with Medicine’s Center for Health Care Innovation to design a crib that helps prevent newborn falls.

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albenberg, lindsey

Gut 'Holiday'

In a new study, Lindsey Albenberg of Medicine and CHOP will administer a combination of antimicrobial drugs to patients with Crohn’s disease to reduce microbes in the digestive tract.

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jimenez, katerine

In India

Katerine Jimenez, a rising senior from New York City, recounted taking time off from work as an intern in Bangalore to travel to a rural space and explore nature. (Photos/Video)

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stevens, robin

'Digital Hood'

On WHYY, Robin Stevens of Nursing discussed how social media amplifies a neighborhood’s danger for teens, with endless posts about violence and harassment. (Audio)

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