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All In The News tagged "Smithsonian"

‘The Great Gatsby,’ Songs by Ma Rainey and Other Classic Works Are Now in the Public Domain

Paula Marantz Cohen, PhD, dean of the Pennoni Honors College and Distinguished teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Dec. 31 Smithsonian article about canonical books, songs and films that became free to use in 2021.

What ‘Racism Is a Public Health Issue’ Means

Sharrelle Barber, ScD, an assistant research professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a July 20 Smithsonian article about how the coronavirus has disproportionally sickened and killed marginalized communities.

Are Spray-On Antennas the Future of Wearables?

Yury Gogotsi, PhD, Distinguished University and Bach professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a Sept. 26 Smithsonian story about his research on spray-applied MXene antennas.

Earthquakes Rumble Under East Antarctica Much More Frequently Than Thought

Amanda Lough, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a June 7 Smithsonian story on her study looking at seismic activity in East Antarctica — and finding it wasn't as quiet as once thought.

Would You Eat Food Made With “Trash”?

Jonathan Deutsch, PhD, a professor in the Center for Food and Hospitality Management, was quoted in a Dec. 28 Smithsonian magazine story about a recent Drexel study on consumer acceptance and the marketability of value-added surplus food products. Hasan Ayaz, PhD, an associate research professor in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, as well as Rajneesh Suri, PhD, vice dean for research and strategic partnerships in the LeBow College of Business, also contributed to the study.

An App to Make You a Better Public Speaker

Danish Dhamani, an undergraduate in the College of Engineering, and Paritosh Gupta, an undergraduate in the College of Computing & Informatics, were featured in a May 23 Smithsonian.com story about their startup company, in the Baiada Institute, that is developing a personal speech-coaching app called Orai.

Fossilized Dinos Are Bones Turned to Stone — But Sometimes, Part of the Original Dino Survives

Alison Moore, PhD, a post-doctoral researcher in the Academy of Natural Sciences, was quoted in a Nov. 9 Smithsonian story about her discovery of preserved proteins that covered a dinosaur's claw. The finding is a unique and rare example of carbon material surviving fossilization.

These Are Some of the Weirdest Ways Paleontologists Find Fossils

Jason Poole, Dinosaur Hall and Fossil Preparation Lab coordinator at the Academy of Natural Sciences, was mentioned in a June 24 Smithsonian story about the strange ways in which some fossils are discovered.

Can You Really Tell the Difference Between Bourbon and Rye?

A study on rye and bourbon whiskeys by Jacob Lahne, PhD, assistant professor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was featured in a Smithsonian story on May 4.

Why People Turn to Lemurs and Other Endangered Animals For Dinner in Madagascar

Drew Cronin, PhD, a postdoctoral research fellow in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a March 25 Smithsonian.com story about the bush meat trade in Madagascar.

Tiny Robots Can Clear Clogged Arteries

MinJun Kim, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a July 1 Smithsonian magazine story about his international collaborative micro-robotics research.

Tiny Robots Can Clear Clogged Arteries

MinJun Kim, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a July 1 Smithsonian magazine story about his international collaborative micro-robotics research.