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All In The News tagged "National Geographic"

Which Houseplants Should You Buy to Purify Air? None of Them.

Michael Waring, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in Nov. 14 CNN.comNational Geographic and WPVI-TV (6-abc) stories about his research showing that potted plants do not contribute to improving indoor air quality.

This Ancient Sea Creature Fossilized in Tree Resin. How'd That Happen?

Jocelyn Sessa, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences was quoted in a May 13 National Geographic article about the recent discovery of an ammonite shell in a land-formed fossil.

Why Leonardo da Vinci’s Brilliance Endures, 500 Years After His Death

A partnership between the College of Medicine and the New York Academy of Art, to provide art and medical students the opportunity to sketch and study human physiology, was featured in the May edition of National Geographic in a story about the legacy of Leonardo da Vinci. 

It's Official: Stunning Fossil Is a New Dinosaur Species

Alison Moyer, a postdoctoral researcher at the Academy of Natural Sciences, was quoted in an Aug. 4 National Geographic story about a fossil unearthed in 2011 that offered the world an unprecedented glimpse into the anatomy and life of armored dinosaurs. The Atlantic and Tech Times also reported the story.

Giant Catfish Fossil Found in Egyptian Desert

John Lundberg, PhD, an emeritus professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and emeritus curator of Ichthyology in the Academy of Natural Sciences, was quoted in a March 10 National Geographic story about the discovery of a giant catfish fossil in Egypt.

Why Music is Good Medicine for Cancer Patients

Joke Bradt, PhD, associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, had her research on music therapy’s positive effects on cancer patients’ anxiety, fatigue and pain featured in a dozen international publications Aug. 18–22, including the Polish edition of National Geographic and in an article by the Australian Associated Press, which was featured in outlets including Stuff New Zealand and the Parent Herald.

Beyond Trump—America’s Obsession With Presidential Hair

Robert Peck, senior fellow at the Academy of Natural Sciences, was quoted in a National Geographic story June 7 on presidential hair that the Academy will be exhibiting during the Democratic National Convention.

Monkey Hunting Could Drive These Species Extinct

Drew Cronin, PhD, a postdoctoral research fellow in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed for an April 4 National Geographic story on research he's leading looking into the affects of hunting on monkey populations on Bioko Island, near Cameroon.

Turn Food Waste Into Ice Cream for Fun and Profit

A food waste program piloted by Drexel’s Center for Hospitality and Sport Management was featured on National Geographic’s “The Plate” on Sept. 15. Jonathan Deutsch, PhD, director of the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was quoted.

Watch: Bizarre Caterpillar With Erupting Tentacles Filmed

Jason Weintraub, collection manager of entomology at the Academy of Natural Sciences, was quoted in a National Geographic article on April 27 about rare video footage of a four-tentacled caterpillar in the Peruvian Amazon.