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2014-05-13 23:02:08

Nearly 41,000 students at two local universities have a new dedicated resource to support their entrepreneurial aspirations as Blackstone LaunchPad offices are open at Philadelphia University and Temple University. Executive Directors are on board and ready to support student entrepreneurs. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Nearly 41,000 students at two local universities have a new dedicated resource to support their entrepreneurial aspirations. Students at Philadelphia University...

2014-04-29 23:01:06

Best Online Colleges, the premier website for rankings of the top online programs and online schools, has released its annual rankings of the Best Online MBA Programs. (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 BestOnlineColleges.org is a pioneer in online educational resources for students. A remarkable shift has occurred in America’s higher education system over the last few years. While online education was once considered a niche industry, top colleges and universities are now offering online course...

2013-12-12 12:03:40

The function of two tumor-suppressing genes could play a vital role in helping to control obesity and other diseases such as diabetes, heart disease and cancer, according to researchers in Temple University's Sbarro Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine. The researchers published their findings, "Silencing of RB1 and RB2/p130 during adipogenesis of bone marrow stromal cells results in dysregulated differentiation," in the Feb. 1, 2014, issue (online Nov. 25) of the journal...

Baby Brains Wired To Learn By Imitation
2013-10-31 10:33:40

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Since we weren’t able to talk during the first couple years of our lives, we had to learn how to make simple movements by watching our parents and imitating them. New research from Temple University and the University of Washington published in the journal PLOS ONE has revealed some of the neural mechanisms behind how babies learn through imitation. "Babies are exquisitely careful people-watchers, and they're primed to learn from...

2013-03-26 10:54:12

Contrary to convention, vegetation, when well-maintained, can lower the rates of certain types of crime, such as aggravated assault, robbery and burglary, in cities, according to a Temple University study, "Does vegetation encourage or suppress urban crime? Evidence from Philadelphia, PA," published in the journal, Landscape and Urban Planning. "There is a longstanding principle, particularly in urban planning, that you don't want a high level of vegetation, because it abets crime by...

2012-12-10 16:39:14

Angiocidin, a novel tumor-inhibiting protein, has been shown to reduce acute myeloid leukemia (AML) cells in vivo by almost two-thirds in pre-clinical experiments. George P. Tuszynski, a professor of neuroscience in Temple University's School of Medicine who discovered Angiocidin, will present the findings during the American Society of Hematology's national meeting in Atlanta on Dec. 9. AML causes certain white blood cells to stop maturing, resulting in their uncontrolled...

2012-11-19 12:57:00

Decreased kidney function is associated with decreased cognitive functioning in areas such as global cognitive ability, abstract reasoning and verbal memory, according to a study led by Temple University. This is the first study describing change in multiple domains of cognitive functioning in order to determine which specific abilities are most affected in individuals with impaired renal function. Researchers from Temple, University of Maine and University of Maryland examined...

2012-10-03 10:03:40

A study of widely used complimentary offers at Atlantic City casinos finds that common giveaways such as free rooms and dining credits are less profitable — and lead to unhealthy competition among casinos — than alternative comps such as free travel and parking. The research, co-authored by Seul Ki Lee, an assistant professor at Temple University's School of Tourism and Hospitality Management, analyzed monthly promotional allowance and expenditure data from 11 casinos in the...


Word of the Day
glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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