University of Pennsylvania

New book explores racial literacy in schools

Racism and racial stereotyping still haunt America's schools and foster academic underachievement, but "racial literacy" may pave the way toward better understanding and stronger, more successful students. ...

May 20, 2014
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Are infant growth charts misleading?

Pre-term infants who are born either smaller or larger than expected for their gestational age face an increased risk of poor growth and development. Smaller babies are in greater danger of experiencing neurodevelopmental ...

May 21, 2010
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Researchers integrate origami and engineering

(Phys.org) —The quintessential piece of origami might be a decorative paper crane, but in the hands of an interdisciplinary University of Pennsylvania research team, it could lead to a drug-delivery device, ...

Jun 06, 2013
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App helps prevent healthcare miscommunication

iscommunication in a healthcare setting can have dire consequences, and is more likely to occur when clinicians and patients don't speak the same language. While some healthcare settings have access to interpreters, ...

May 31, 2013
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