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Penn Researcher Wins MacArthur Foundation 'Genius Grant'

By Mike Dougherty

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A researcher from the University of Pennsylvania was among 21 people awarded a prestigious grant Wednesday.

“It’s worth $625,000.” 203 more words


Linked or Glued?

Mint was an avid research scientist who was probing on proximity relation between individuals. He was analyzing various social network sites..

He got into discussion with Sarah who was his associate.. 262 more words

Mademoiselle Scientist September Birthday Spotlight: Irène Joliot-Curie

September is my favorite month and this month I have many things to celebrate. In my last post I talked about how September 2nd marked my… 548 more words

Women In Science

‘Criminalising the Purchase of Sex: Lessons from Sweden’ - Dr Jay Levy Discusses His New Book

Can you tell me about your new book Criminalising the Purchase of Sex: Lessons from Sweden?

My book deals with the outcomes of Sweden’s sex purchase law, a law that criminalises the purchase of sex and that has been hugely internationally influential. 1,302 more words


Genetic Mosaics

This is a brief research project for a friend. I’ve chosen the bullet format since it conveys the material easily, and since it’s a fast research project, it should be understood quickly!  334 more words


Why do some businesses fail while others succeed? Part I: Background

This is Part I in a series.

Today is just looking at the basics: what does someone have to do to become small business owner. This is really important when considering… 521 more words



This is mainly an experiment for myself, to see how much I can research on my own and where I can take my interests. I do not have a specific development plan for this – I am more interested in seeing where I can take this and where it’ll lead me. 34 more words