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The soils beneath the solar fields

How do solar farms impact soil health? It’s a question that master’s student Hannah Winn is exploring at the central Pennsylvania site where solar energy production is helping Penn progress toward carbon neutrality.

Katherine Unger Baillie

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Philadelphia Inquirer

A burial for 19 Black Philadelphians, 200 years in the making

Penn Museum Director Christopher Woods says that the interment of 19 Black Philadelphians at Eden Cemetery represents a reckoning with the Museum’s colonial past and an act of reconciliation with the local community.



Why Amazon and Uber investors might wish those stocks weren’t joining Dow indexes

A study by Jeremy Siegel and Jeremy Schwartz of the Wharton School found that stocks deleted from the S&P 500 outperformed their replacements on average.


The New York Times

Can your personal medical devices be recycled?

A lab at the School of Engineering and Applied Science led the development of a COVID test made from bacterial cellulose, an organic compound.


The Washington Post

I used AI work tools to do my job. Here’s how it went

Ethan Mollick of the Wharton School says that AI hallucinates and makes up details when applied to work.


Christian Science Monitor

Meet Sora: AI-created videos test public trust

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center says that AI video-creation can manipulate images in ways that make them seem more real than the original artifacts.


Chronicle of Higher Education

AI will shake up higher ed. Are colleges ready?

Ethan Mollick of the Wharton School says that GenAI tools like ChatGPT-4 could make learning more equitable by providing services such as personalized tutoring.


Philadelphia Inquirer

Penn Medicine had steady financial results in first half of fiscal 2024

Penn Medicine reported a small increase in profitability in the six months ending Dec. 31, with remarks from Keith Kasper.


Jerusalem Post

Early humans had ADHD, scientists say after making people play game online

A collaborative study by researchers from Penn suggests that the impulsive component of ADHD may provide a competitive advantage to learn from rivals and “catch” new methods of achievement.


Las Vegas Review-Journal

Ranked ‘avoid’: Ranked choice voting increases ballot errors

A study from Penn found that votes in ranked-choice races are nearly 10 times more likely to be rejected due to an improper mark than votes in non-ranked choice races.


Yahoo! Finance

Most Americans flunk when it comes to retirement literacy, study finds

Rachel M. Werner of the Leonard Davis Institute, Wharton School, and Perelman School of Medicine says that the U.S. lacks any sort of comprehensive approach to funding for long-term care.