In need of a microscope to heat shock and image transgenic plants but with a limited budget, Associate Professor of Biology Nick Kaplinsky turned to eBay, finding the hardware he needed to build his custom RootScope for under $10,000.
27-Apr-2015 8:15 AM EDT
Researchers discovered that visual cues associated with overweight or obese people can influence one’s sense of smell, and that the perceiver’s body mass index matters, too.
7-Apr-2015 8:15 AM EDT
A new study suggests that a person’s sense of smell may reveal a weight bias, one that is likely more pervasive than previously believed.
26-Mar-2015 8:25 AM EDT
Valerie Smith, a distinguished scholar of African American literature and culture and current Dean of the College at Princeton University, was named the 15th president of Swarthmore College on Saturday, Feb., 21, following unanimous agreement by its...
21-Feb-2015 12:30 PM EST
The preliminary findings from a new study conducted by a team of Swarthmore College researchers indicates that a combination of financial incentives – even as little as $10 – and an endorsement from close friends might by the best way to...
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The study shows that the familiar anatomical features of birds – such as feathers, wings and wishbones – all first evolved piecemeal in their dinosaur ancestors over tens of millions of years. However, once a fully functioning bird body shape...
25-Sep-2014 12:15 PM EDT
A new study from a team of Swarthmore professors illustrates how the Federal Reserve was aware of potential problems in the financial markets prior to 2008, but did not take the threats seriously.
15-Sep-2014 11:00 AM EDT
Music producer Don Mizell '71 is donating the Grammy Award he won in 2005 as a producer of the Ray Charles album “Genius Loves Company" to his alma mater Swarthmore College at a ceremony on Saturday, June 7, from the Black Cultural Center.
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What Convinces College Students to Get Flu Vaccines? Money and Peers, Say Swarthmore College Economists
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