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Pretty Much All Reputable Legal Scholars Agree With Paul Ryan, Not Donald Trump, on Birthright Citizenship

Anil Kalhan, JD, a professor at Drexel's Kline School of Law was quoted in a Nov. 4 Quartz article about President Trump's claim that he can end birthright citizenship through and executive order. Kalhan explained that while the argument has no legal basis, it has political capital managing to turn a settled legal issue into a controversy.

Anti-vaxxer parents are organizing “pox parties” on Facebook

Neal Goldstein, PhD, an assistant research professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an Oct. 20 Quartz story about how vaccine-hesitant parents are using social media to spread false information.

We Need to Talk Frankly About Our Rapid Population Growth in Africa if We Want to Beat Poverty

Alex Ezeh, PhD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, authored a Sept. 23 opinion piece for Quartz about rapid population growth in Africa and how it is going to affect education and public health.

Stories Literally Put Our Brain Waves in Sync

Research about the synchronization of brain waves between speakers and listeners by Hasan Ayaz, PhD, an associate research professor in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, was mentioned in a June 6 Quartz story.

The Emerging, Devastating Evidence that Childhood Trauma Could Affect the Next Generation

Félice Lê-Scherban, PhD, an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a June 6 Quartz magazine article on her study looking into how childhood trauma can have effects through generations.

Scientists Realized East Antarctica has Been Having Regular Earthquakes All Along

Amanda Lough, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in Quartz magazine June 4 in a story on her study into seismic activity in East Antarctica, which previously was thought to be mostly devoid of earthquakes. She was also quoted in stories on her study in Newsweek and Inverse the same day.

Modern Heart Transplants Owe Their Origins to a Fungus Found in the Dirt

Howard Eisen, MD, the Thomas J. Fischer Professor of Medicine in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a Dec. 3 Quartz story about the history of cyclosporine, an immunosuppressant drug that revolutionized heart transplants.  

111 Iconic Objects That Defined the Last Century of Fashion, According to New York’s MoMA

Items in the Robert & Penny Fox Historic Costume Collection were featured in a Oct. 2 Quartz article about iconic objects that have defined the last century of fashion, according to New York's Museum of Modern Art.

Trump is Holding DREAMers Hostage for His Border Wall With Mexico

Anil Kalhan, JD, an associate professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a Sept. 5 Quartz article about the Trump administration using the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program as a bargaining chip in immigration reform and the construction of a border wall. Kalhan was also quoted in a second Quartz article on Sept. 5 regarding U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who announced the administration’s decision to rescind the program.

Doodling is Scientifically Proven to Boost Brain Activity 

Research on how drawing and doodling can activate the brain's reward pathway, conducted byGirija Kaimal, EdD, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured in a July 12 Quartz story.

Scientists Have Created Self-Healing Fabrics That Protect Wearers From Harmful Chemicals

Research on self-healing materials produced using special proteins found in squid tentacles, which was led by a team from Penn State in collaboration with Genevieve Dion, an assistant professor in Westphal College and director of the Shima Seiki Haute Technology Lab, was featured in a July 26 Quartz story.