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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

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

Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania 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.

2013-07-26 18:43:55

A small percentage of people diagnosed with a mysterious neurological condition may only experience psychiatric changes - such as delusional thinking, hallucinations, and aggressive behavior.

2013-07-16 23:01:05

Gift will allow expansion of learning network and community that connects business leaders, researchers, faculty, and students. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July

Technology Detects Skin Cancer Scent
2013-06-14 09:19:17

Unique odors from human skin cells can be used to identify melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, and may lead to early, non-invasive detection and diagnosis of the disease.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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