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2013-10-03 23:26:49

Esteemed Program, Famous for Studies of "Lean Production," Will Build On Auto Industry Expertise Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 The Mack Institute for Innovation Management at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce it is expanding its research network through the addition of the Program on Vehicle and Mobility Innovation (PVMI). The integration of PVMI expands the application of the Mack Institute’s expertise and rigorous...

2013-09-18 23:02:37

Markowitz, a Nobel Laureate, is being recognized for his “Game of Life” computer simulation, which considers individuals’ retirement plans Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce that Nobel Laureate Harry Markowitz is the inaugural recipient of the Wharton-Jacobs Levy Prize for Quantitative Financial Innovation. The award will be presented to Markowitz at the Forum on Quantitative Finance hosted by the...

2013-08-29 23:28:03

A new study from one of the country’s top mesothelioma research centers suggests that light-based cancer treatment, in combination with lung-sparing surgery, may dramatically improve the odds of survival. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Research published in The Annals of Cardiothoracic Surgery and reported by Surviving Mesothelioma finds some encouraging results among malignant pleural mesothelioma patients who underwent lung-sparing mesothelioma surgery and photodynamic therapy...

All-Terrain Robot Can Go Anywhere
2013-08-14 04:38:50

[ Watch the Video: University of Pennsylvania Unveils Acrobatic Robot ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) have created a new all-terrain, six-legged walking robot that has been specially designed with jumping and climbing capabilities that could help it complete military reconnaissance, rescue or supply transportation missions. The robot is named RHex (pronounced “Rex” and short for “robot...

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