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What Is ChatGPT and How Does It Work?
Rosina Weber, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Computing & Informatics, was a guest on the Jan. 26 edition of WTXF-TV (FOX-29)'s "Good Day" to discuss the natural language algorithm application ChatGPT.
Can Limiting Screen Time Improve Autism Symptoms?
Karen Heffler, MD, a researcher in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a Jan. 24 Disability Scoop article on research led by Heffler on reducing screen time to decrease symptoms among children with autism.
Community Newsletter: Null on Biomarkers; Dopamine; Sleep Issues; Funding
Anne Roux, a research scientist and director of the Policy Impact Project at the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, was quoted in a Jan. 22 Spectrum News article about recent highlights in autism-related research, including an inaugural grant from the Autism Science Foundation. Giacomo Vivanti, PhD, an associate professor in the Autism Instiute, is leading one of the four projects receiving a grant from the Autism Science Foundation.
The Health Risks of Gas Stoves Explained
Josiah Kephart, PhD, an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Jan. 19 Scientific American story about the health risks posed by gas stoves.

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Quinlan’s research focuses on identifying potential unique food safety risks for minority racial/ethnic and low-income populations. Quinlan co-developed the Don’t Wash Your Chicken campaign based on surveys conducted by her laboratory finding that washing raw poultry is a common unsafe handling practice across multiple demographics. Her laboratory also conducts basic research on Campylobacter jejuni, a leading bacterial cause of foodborne illness, which is common on chicken.
Criminology & Justice Studies
D'Ovidio researches the intersection of computer technology, crime and the criminal justice system. He directs Drexel's research program in computer crime and digital forensics. In the past, he has worked with the New York City Police Department and Philadelphia Police Department on research projects involving computer crime. His work with the law enforcement community also includes training investigators on techniques to trace Internet communication and seize electronic evidence and cell phones.
creative arts therapies
Kaimal’s research focuses on understanding the way that creative self-expression affects human emotions and other brain processes. Her work particularly focuses on the ways people's experiences influence what they create, and how art-making can be used to reduce stress and stress-related issues.

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