How Covid Affected College Applications

Our story starts in 1926, the year the SAT was born. Designed to measure aptitude, it was supposed to let colleges assess applicants who did not have an elite background. Jumping ahead to now, our story ends with schools making…

The Best and Worst Ways to Stop Smoking

Expensive for employers and society, smoking is a habit that requires cleverly designed commitment devices for successfully getting people to quit.

Drones That Can Deliver Your Pizza

It looked like a swarm of model airplanes. But actually they were drones that were hovering near me at a University of Pennsylvania engineering school demonstration. The purpose of the workshop was to explain the practical application of unmanned aerial…