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Penn News Today
News from the University of Pennsylvania for Thursday, August 4, 2016
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Michael Platt

Monkey Island

For more than 20 years, PIK Professor Michael Platt has studied the relationships of rhesus macaques on Cayo Santiago, work profiled for autism-research site Spectrum.

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Kathleen Hall Jamieson

Disjuncture

On Canadian radio, Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center discussed the “unusual” media coverage of this year’s presidential election. (Audio)

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Matthew Levendusky

Political Recap

Matthew Levendusky of Arts & Sciences sat down with Omnia to talk about the most memorable moments of the Republican and Democratic National conventions. (Video)

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Camilo Toro

Interning Abroad

Rising senior Camilo Toro of Boston blogged about finding peace in a busy Indian city, acclimating to a new environment and working at an eye-care medical center.

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Eric VanEpps

Beating Impulse

A study led by Eric VanEpps of Medicine showed that people chose food options with fewer calories when they ordered in advance instead of when already hungry.

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'Silent Epidemic'

A survey conducted by the Annenberg Public Policy Center reported that few Americans took precautions in the past three months to protect themselves from the Zika virus.

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