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|Penn's THORwIn Takes Home Gold at RoboCup|
The University of Pennsylvania's robotic soccer team continues its international reign, winning the Robot Soccer World Cup's AdultSize Humanoid League for the second year in a row. Its robot, THORwIn, a collaboration with UCLA, beat Iran’s Team Baset in a 5-4 shootout.
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|Penn and German Researchers Help Identify Neural Basis of Multitasking|
Danielle Bassett, Skirkanich Assistant Professor of Innovation with appointments in the Departments of Bioengineering and Electrical and Systems Engineering, is senior author on a study that investigates networks of activity in the brain's frontal cortex; a region associated with control over thoughts and actions.
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|PennApps Brings World's Largest Collegiate Hackathon to Wells Fargo Center Sept. 4-6|
This year two thousand of the world’s top young coders will descend on the Wells Fargo Center from Friday, September 4 to Sunday September 6, battling for over $30,000 in prizes at the world’s largest collegiate hackathon: PennApps.
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|Penn Helps Develop Algorithm Aimed at Combating Science's Reproducibility Problem|
Aaron Roth, an assistant professor in the Department of Computer and Information Science, is developing new mining tools that can help tell when they have unearthed a nugget of truth, or what amounts to fool’s gold: a correlation that seems to have predictive value but actually does not because it results just from random chance.