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Confirmed: No Link Between Autism and Measles Vaccine, Even for 'At Risk' Kids

Kristen Lyall, an assistant professor in the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, was quoted in a March 4Live Science post about a new study confirming that there is no link between the MMR vaccine and autism.

What Is X-Ray Spectroscopy?

Yury Gogotsi, PhD, Distinguished University and Bach professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a Dec. 5 LiveScience story about x-ray spectroscopy technology and how it is currently being used for research and development.

The Galápagos Islands: Laboratory of Evolution

Loÿc Vanderkluysen, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a June 22 LiveScience article about the Galápagos Islands.

Scientists Find Dozens of Hidden Earthquakes Buried Under Antarctica's Ice

Amanda Lough, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a June 5 Live Science story on her study that found earthquakes in East Antarctica weren’t nonexistent but actually just going undetected. Also, a June 4 Quartz story on the study that quoted Lough was picked up in Yahoo! Finance and Gizmodo’s Earther quoted Lough in a June 5 story on the study.

How Did an Opera Singer Hit the Highest Note Ever Sung at the Met?

Robert T. Sataloff, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a Nov. 21 Live Science story about how opera singers are able to hit extremely high notes.

Trump Executive Order May Foul US Drinking Water Supply

A March 10 Scientific American story, about the affect of President Trump’s executive order to roll back the 2015 Clean Water Rule, that quoted Charles Haas, PhD, LD Betz Professor of Environmental Engineering and head of the College of Engineering’s Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, was picked up by LiveScience on March 12.

Your Drunken Urge for Pizza and Wings, Explained by Science

Jessica R. Barson, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a Jan. 10 Live Science story about how drinking alcohol may activate brain cells that normally make people feel hungry. 

B. Rex: Giant Armored Fish Was King Before Dinosaurs

Jason Downs, a research associate at the Academy of Natural Sciences, was quoted in an Oct. 14 LiveScience article about his discovery of a new, large, extinct armored fish named B. rex.

New Therapy Helps You Lose Weight Despite Feeling Tired & Hungry

Evan Forman, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Sept. 27 Live Science story about a study he led, which showed how a behavioral therapy that teaches people to accept feelings of discomfort helped them lose weight.

Time on His Side? Jagger a Dad Again at Age 72

Brian Lee, PhD, associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Live Science article July 15 on the risks babies face when they’re conceived by older fathers. This article, which was also picked up by Yahoo! News, was in light of Mick Jagger announcing that he will be having another child at age 72.

Autism: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatments

Anne Roux, research scientist with the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, was quoted in a Live Science article May 12 in which she discussed the finding of the first National Autism Indicators Report.

Why Don't Fish Have Necks?

Ted Daeschler, PhD, associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and associate curator of Vertebrate Biology in the Academy of Natural Sciences, was quoted in a Live Science article April 18 exploring why fish evolved to not have necks.