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Business Insider

The hidden expense that’s sucking $74 billion out of the economy

Mark Pauly of the Wharton School says that insurance companies are raising premiums because they’ve already suffered substantial losses in their homeowners business or are trying to protect against that happening in the future.



Trailblazer Elon Musk pushes a profane new frontier

Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School says that Elon Musk wishes to see himself as a rock star, not a business leader who needs to take account of many constituencies.



Looking back at the transformative first year of ChatGPT

Michael Kearns of the School of Engineering and Applied Science says that ChatGPT could be remembered one day as being as important as the invention of the iPhone, or even the internet itself.


USA Today

Why do millennials know so much about personal finance? (Hint: Ask their parents.)

Mauro Guillén of the Wharton School says that the Greatest Generation generally didn’t discuss money with their children, shielding the baby boom generation from the horrors of war and poverty.


Philadelphia Inquirer

Mystery respiratory dog illness has pet owners concerned. Here’s what vets are saying

Deborah Silverstein of the School of Veterinary Medicine says that a mysterious respiratory canine illness is likely a resurgence of some of the organisms seen with kennel cough.


Big Think

The psychology of persuasion, as told by an Ivy League professor

Jonah Berger of the Wharton School shares three strategies for getting peers and target audiences to say “yes.”


Pennsylvania dog owners take precautions as mysterious illness continues to spread

Deborah Silverstein of the School of Veterinary Medicine suggests that dog owners be on the lookout for symptoms similar to kennel cough, like bouts of coughing, sneezing, eye and nasal discharge, and lethargy.


Most dinosaurs were killed by climate change, not a meteorite, new study suggests

In his recent book “Our Fragile Moment,” Michael Mann of the School of Arts & Sciences details how the history of life on Earth is inextricably tied to the alterations that occur in its climate.


Philadelphia Inquirer

More than 260,000 Penn Medicine patients have agreed to share their DNA for research, and the discoveries are just getting started

More than 260,000 people have signed up to participate in Penn Medicine BioBank, co-directed by Marilyn Ritchie and Dan Rader, which cross-references DNA with electronic health records to discover genetic variants of medical conditions.


NBC Philadelphia

A family affair: Three sisters stick together as they attend Penn Dental Medicine at the same time

Joanna Haddad, Mira-Belle Haddad, and Anna-Maria Haddad are making history as one of the few groups of three or more siblings to be simultaneously enrolled in the School of Dental Medicine.