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Research Shows How To Improve Stem Cells’ Cartilage Formation
2013-06-05 09:17:52

Bioengineers are interested in finding innovative ways to grow new cartilage from a patient’s own stem cells, and, thanks to a new study from the University of Pennsylvania, such a treatment is a step closer to reality.

2013-05-20 23:04:44

Stemedica Cell Technologies, Inc., a leader in adult allogeneic stem cell manufacturing, research and development, announced today that Robert L.

2013-04-30 23:02:15

Win by Wharton Computing & MBA for Executives program highlights its success enhancing teaching through technology. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 30, 2013

2013-03-27 12:57:58

Certified Primary Stroke Centers are three times more likely to administer clot-busting treatment for strokes than non-certified centers.

Obesity Study Looks At Brown Fat Cells
2013-03-15 06:11:35

Many of us don't know the difference between brown fat cells and white fat cells. But researchers at the University of Pennsylvania are looking at brown fat cells to better understand how they develop.

2013-02-12 17:09:19

A new study from researchers at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania reports that endoluminal (endoscopic) therapies, combining resection and ablation techniques, for patients with Barrett's esophagus and high-grade dysplasia or early mucosal cancer have a high success rate, with durable results and a low risk of complications.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.