University of Pennsylvania

Stanley W. Mann, 96, World War II veteran and heating-oil business executive

Stanley Wean Mann, 96, formerly of Philadelphia, a World War II veteran and business executive in the city, died Friday, Sept. 15, of lymphoma at a …

Philadelphia

How computers are predicting crime - and potentially impacting your future

Four months before he allegedly took part in a botched robbery that left a Spring Garden father bleeding to death in front of his young daughter, …

Justice

Schoolmasters as School Horses

Do retired, well-schooled horses really make good beginners' horses?

Horses

Netsil Visualizes the Performance of Microservices

Microservices architectures require rethinking of traditional application performance management approaches to provide greater visibility into …

DevOps

Philly's got nano

When people think of technology hubs in the U.S., they tend to think of Silicon Valley or New York City. However, the mid-Atlantic, especially …

Nanotech

University Studied How Men With Shaved Heads Are Perceived

A study from the University of Pennsylvania examines how people view men with shaved heads. Turns out, people see men with shaved heads as more dominant than guys with thinning hair or thick hair.

Hair

Under Trump, Most Americans Lack Basic Knowledge to Understand Current Events, Study Finds

Only 26 percent could name all three branches of the government.

Freedom of Religion

Bald men seen as more attractive, scientists say

There's a new study that the folically challenged are going to like.<p>According to researchers at the University of Pennsylvania, hair is greatly …

End-of-life decisions can be difficult. This doctor thinks ‘nudges’ can help

Six states have aid-in-dying laws. But doctors and advocates say not all health care providers are willing to assist patients in dying. Photo by …

Health Care

The incredible story of Elon Musk: from getting bullied in school to the most interesting man in tech

What can't Elon Musk do?<p>As CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, founder of The Boring Company, and cofounder of OpenAI, Musk seems to be everywhere all at once, …

Elon Musk

Amber Brandes, Elana Caplan

Amber Rachael Brandes and Elana Beth Caplan were married Sept. 16. Rabbi Harold S. Loss officiated at the Townsend Hotel in Birmingham, Mich., with Rabbi Ellen Bernhardt taking part.<p>Dr. Brandes (right), 32, is a psychologist. She is a senior clinical associate at the Institute for Behavior Therapy, …

How To Focus Better In a Distracted World

With improved technology, the number distractions for us when we work or study is too high. And the expected productivity despite all the …

Mindfulness

Amazon hopes its culture travels well

In planning Amazon.com Inc.'s second headquarters, Chief Executive Jeff Bezos faces a new challenge: how to maintain the online retail giant's carefully cultivated culture when he can't be in two places at once.<p>The answer to his riddle may lie in one defining element of Amazon's business practices. …

Business

The top-ranked business programs for undergrads

The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania has the best undergraduate business program in America, according to the US New News & World Report.<p>Wharton boasts some impressive former students, from billionaire investor Warren Buffett to President Donald Trump.<p>The results are based solely on …

College & University

Here’s what women really think of bald men

Many men try to prevent hair less as they get older, but a new study has revealed that bald men may actually be sexier to women.<p>The research found …

Lifestyle

JDs from middle-ranked schools in states with many public colleges may give best investment return

• Home<br>• Daily News<br>• JDs from middle-ranked schools in states…<p>Legal Education<p>Shutterstock.com<p>Between 2010 and 2014, net tuition declined the most at …

Education

Morgan Stanley Uses Snapchat to Recruit College Students

Snap Inc.'s (SNAP) Snapchat is helping Morgan Stanley (MS) recruit college students as potential bankers. While banking may get a bad rap as a staid, …

Snap Inc.

Canadian diplomats affected by mysterious sonic attacks in Cuba

HAVANA -- Raul Castro seemed as rattled as the Americans.<p>The Cuban president sent for the top American official in the country to address grave …

Canadian News

Bald Men Perceived As More Attractive, Dominant, Study Says

<b>CBS Local —</b> According to a new study, bald really is beautiful. Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have released the results of a survey …

Hair

The outrageously mythical ‘teacher shortage’

A nationwide shortage of teachers threatens quality education, according to the education establishment and its advocates in the media. But as with …

Education

Tectonic plates 'weaker than previously thought,' say scientists

Experiments carried out at Oxford University have revealed that tectonic plates are weaker than previously thought. The finding explains an ambiguity …

Earth Science

Yet Another Celebrity Has Come Forward with a President Donald Trump Dating Story

Find out what the Hollywood legend thought of the future president.<p>Ever since Donald Trump became president, we've been learning about several of his …

Donald Trump

Pennsylvania delays $1.7B in payments amid budget stalemate

Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf will delay more than $1.7 billion in payments due to Medicaid insurers and school districts amid an unprecedented cash …

Business

Poll: Almost Four Out Of Ten Americans Cannot Name A Single Right Under The First Amendment

Thomas Jefferson called an educated public as “the only safe depositories of their own liberty.” If so, a new poll conducted by the University of …

First Amendment

Today in Entertainment: Grant Hart dies at 56; Comedy Central extends Trevor Noah through 2022

Here's what's new and interesting in entertainment and the arts:<p>Grant Hart, Husker Du's co-founder and drummer who rewired fans' brains, dies at 56<br>• Comedy Central extends Trevor Noah through 2022<br>• Dee Rees and the cast of 'Mudbound' create a vibrant, intertwined history<br>• Elvis Presley's holiday …

Chester Bennington

76ers Owner Josh Harris Reportedly Buys $45 Million NYC Home

<i>PHILADELPHIA (CBS) —</i> Sixers owner Joshua Harris is living large.<p>According to <i>The Real Deal</i> via ESPN’s Darren Rovell, Harris bought a 21,000 square …

Darren Rovell

Psychology Assistant Professor in the Area of Cognitive or Affective Science

Position Information<p>School<p>Position Title<p>Psychology Assistant Professor in the Area of Cognitive or Affective Science<p>Position Type<p>Social/ Behavioral …

Psychology

Hurricanes Highlight Failure to Enforce Flood Insurance Rules

As the floodwaters of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma recede, they may reveal more than moldy drywall and fetid trash. They could lay bare the federal …

Business

Lego must press the ‘reset button’ to regain growth

A 5 per cent decline in sales is hardly fatal. But when it comes after more than a decade of continuous double-digit percentage increases, it can …

Lego Batman Movie

Researchers lay groundwork to better understanding optical properties of glass

Glass is everywhere. Whether someone is gazing out a window or scrolling through a smartphone, odds are that there is a layer of glass between them …

Chemistry