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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 engineers design material that could help diagnose concussions|
Shu Yang, a professor in the School of Engineering and Applied Science, has led a team of researchers in developing a polymer-based material that changes colors depending on how hard it is hit. The goal is to someday incorporate this material into protective headgear that could give an early warning sign of a concussion.