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2011-04-27 01:56:53

Hospitals and physician practices that form care-coordinating networks called "Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs)," under provisions of the new health-care law could reap cost-savings and other benefits.

2011-04-22 13:00:35

During embryonic development, cells migrate to their eventual location in the adult body plan and begin to differentiate into specific cell types.

2011-03-16 07:00:00

LONG BEACH, Calif., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Epson, the number one selling projector brand worldwide(i), today announced The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, in partnership with Philadelphia-based audio-visual solutions provider Cenero, has initiated a campus-wide projector upgrade program to convert all analog audio-visual classroom technology to pure HD-compatible digital systems using Epson's PowerLite Pro line.

2011-03-03 12:27:47

An interdisciplinary group of researchers at the University of Pennsylvania has, for the first time, identified the neurological and cellular signaling mechanisms that contribute to satiety — the sensation of feeling full — and the subsequent body-weight loss produced by drugs used to treat type 2 diabetes.

2011-03-03 00:00:28

26 Teams Named Semi-Finalists with Concepts Including: Vice-stopping mobile app; Disposable Flip Flops for Public Showers; Nasal Allergy Drug Therapy; Probiotic “Healthy” Soda; Brazilian Baby Buying Site Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) March 2, 2011 The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania announces that the Wharton Business Plan Competition has chosen its 26 semi-finalists.

2010-12-17 12:07:00

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Penn Transplant Institute, the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and the Division of Plastic Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) have collaborated to form the Penn Hand Transplant Program.

2010-08-12 12:01:00

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania: The Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands is releasing a 23-minute documentary for Constitution Day.

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2010-08-02 08:01:37

Bioengineers at the University of Pennsylvania have created a system to control the flexibility of the substrate surfaces on which cells are grown without changing the surface properties, providing a technique for more controlled lab experiments on cellular mechanobiology, an important step in the scientific effort to understand how cells sense and respond to mechanical forces in their environment.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.