Research

Temple psychologist’s research on teen brain in ‘New Yorker’
Temple psychologist Laurence Steinberg, one of the world’s foremost experts on adolescence, is prominently featured in an article in the Aug. 31, 2015, issue of 'The New Yorker' that addresses teen behavior.
August 27, 2015
New form of carbon could speed up electronics
Research from Temple University's College of Science and Technology shows that a new virtual form of carbon could significantly speed up computers and other electronics.
August 13, 2015
Fox study suggests Uber reduces drinking and driving fatalities
A new study conducted by the Fox School of Business suggests that the driving service Uber has reduced the number of drinking and driving deaths in California.
August 13, 2015
College of Education awarded nearly $1 million
The William Penn Foundation awarded nearly $1 million to the College of Education for two new research projects, one being the first of its kind.
Study finds closing achievement gaps will boost economy
A study supported by Temple's Center on Regional Politics released Monday showed that closing the gaps in Pennsylvania’s student achievement levels would result in major economic gains.
Temple researchers link bacterial biofilms to lupus
New research from the Temple University School of Medicine determined that bacterial communities, or biofilm, may play a role in the development of lupus. This discovery could shed light on other autoimmune diseases.
Research links brain activity and chronic itch
Using advanced fMRI imaging, researchers at the Temple University School of Medicine found that areas of the brain involved in motor control and reward processing were more activated in chronic itch patients than in healthy subjects.
Temple graduates exceed predictions in Brookings report
Temple graduates performed better than expected in midcareer earnings and student-loan repayment according to the Brookings Institution’s “Beyond College Rankings” 2015 report.
Temple participating in trial for new COPD treatment
Temple University Hospital is the lead institution participating in a nationwide Phase II clinical trial on an investigational oral tablet therapy used to suppress inflammation and ease breathing in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Engineering partners with NASA to launch experiment
The College of Engineering has teamed up with NASA to collect biological samples of both the upper atmosphere and near outer space.
Study reveals HIV therapy should start at diagnosis
HIV-infected individuals have a much lower risk of developing AIDS or other serious illnesses when taking antiretroviral drugs immediately upon diagnosis, according to the findings of a major international clinical trial in which Temple University Hospital is participating.
BIO conference to showcase Temple technologies
Temple will showcase faculty-created technologies and seek license and commercialization opportunities during the 2015 BIO International Convention, June 15-18, in Philadelphia.
New class of expanding magnets has potential to energize the world
A new class of magnets that offers a host of possible energy applications has been discovered by researchers at Temple University and the University of Maryland.