In honor of its 40th anniversary, the Penn Women’s Center presents Voices of Change, a video series featuring a diverse range of women leaders and activists. These brief interviews with students, staff, faculty, alumni, and community leaders capture some of the history of the center, and provide unique snapshots of women’s experiences at Penn over the past 40 years.
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Engineering and Applied Science have now used DNA to make a crystal that can switch into a more stable configuration under the right temperature conditions, much like heat-treated steel.
The research was conducted by associate professor John Crocker and professor Talid Sinno, alongside graduate students Marie Casey, Raynaldo Scarlett, W. Benjamin Rogers and Ian Jenkins, all of the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.
Their work was published in Nature Communications.
When I started my 2L year in August, one of my top priorities for the year was to take advantage of as many of the extracurricular events offered at the law school as possible. The last two days were among the…