Tech

01/31/16 11:00am
Imagine a list containing every single Wawa location on the planet. Such an enormous amount of information seems impossible to conceive — but soon, computer science students at Penn will begin to make some sense of it.
01/30/16 11:00am
Futuristic advances in genetics are coming faster than we could have ever predicted, and scientific organizations are scrambling to unpack their potential ethical consequences.
01/29/16 11:00am
“Free two-day shipping” are familiar words for any Amazon Prime user. For Penn students, however, the promise of a speedy delivery often translates into extra days of delay and frustration.
01/28/16 5:29am
Wall Street and Silicon Valley may be 2,562 miles apart, but at Penn, finance and tech are becoming increasingly intertwined.
01/28/16 5:17am
So far, over 49,000 pages have been digitized and archived, out of the 158,000 that will eventually make up the collection.
01/25/16 6:01am
Early in the fall semester, staff members at Counseling and Psychological Services contracted out the development of an app designed specifically for students to improve and maintain their mental health.
01/25/16 5:34am
This year's PennApps winning project can send a piece of code from one computer to another using only radiofrequency—not wifi, ethernet or Bluetooth.
01/21/16 7:17am
A group of Penn professors is working to make tech failures a little less common.
01/20/16 3:45am
PennApps, which takes place from Friday to Sunday, pits individual hackers and teams of up to four people in a 36-hour race against the clock to create innovative new hardware and software focusing on topics ranging from humor to health.
01/19/16 4:39am
AppItUP, a competition run by Penn Center for Innovation, challenges anyone with a Penn email and a big idea to build a business.
12/09/15 6:30am
The program is not only a philanthropic endeavor that provides treatment for animals that otherwise may have to face amputation or euthanasia, but is also a learning opportunity for residents, interns, and students.
12/08/15 7:19am
While Platt is not scheduled to begin teaching until the fall 2016 semester, he is interested in mentoring undergraduates and involving them in his research, as his laboratory is established.
12/03/15 5:38am
What would happen if the entire Penn Police force’s security communication system went dark due to a simple power outage or a natural disaster?
11/18/15 5:33am
Pymetrics, a 2012 startup cofounded by Harvard graduates Frida Polli and Julie Yoo, has recently landed on Penn's campus.
11/15/15 7:00pm
If you have a great idea which addresses a significant world problem, then you could be the next millionaire.
11/12/15 6:25am
Earlier this month, the GRASP Lab received a three-year, $5.5 million Department of Defense grant to develop new flying robots capable of autonomously navigating environments that humans cannot physically see or access themselves.
11/12/15 1:45am
WeissLabs will be the first 24/7 physical space on campus for students to work on their startup ideas.
11/11/15 6:39am
This past month, Penn Professor Shu Yang and her research team made a breakthrough that hopes to bring a new solution for injuries, and most specifically concussions, to the table.
11/10/15 3:58am
Instead of working directly with the dangerous Ebola virus, the Penn scientists worked with non-infectious viral-like particles that have similar matrix proteins and bud in a similar form to Ebola
11/10/15 3:55am
For 14 days, from Oct. 22 to Nov. 5, their entire lives were on camera on a continuous live feed for the world to see.