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2011-11-10 22:55:00

Wharton Digital Press author Paul Schoemaker considers mistakes as âœportals of discoveryâ that can lead to breakthrough innovation. (PRWEB) November 10, 2011 Penicillin, the light bulb and Harry Potter all have one element in common: they each resulted from mistakes. In 'Brilliant Mistakes: Finding Success on the Far Side of Failure' (Wharton Digital Press), Paul Schoemaker calls human errors âœportals of...

2011-08-26 07:00:00

A Summer of Celebrations with PM @ Penn Museum Summer Nights Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) August 26, 2011 The Young Friends and others at the University of Pennsylvania, closed out their Summer season on Wednesday night with drink specials and live music in the Penn Museum garden. The festivities lasted from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM and admission was free for Penn Museum members. âœThis was another wonderful season of live music, lively discussion, and a great...

2011-08-09 15:08:00

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), the leading Democratic appropriator for scientific research, today announced the award of $978,242 from the National Science Foundation for three research grants - including two dealing with nanotechnology - for projects at the University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University in Philadelphia's University City science district. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110323/DC70526LOGO)...

2011-07-26 11:54:00

PHILADELPHIA, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Raymond and Ruth Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania announces the launching of a first-of-its-kind interdisciplinary center focused on discovering novel treatments for orphan diseases. The Center will bring together, without institutional walls, all necessary approaches to attacking and treating orphan diseases: establishing dedicated research support facilities, translating findings into therapies,...

2011-07-12 00:00:55

PM @ Penn Museum Summer Nights to be held every Wednesday night from 5-8 p.m. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 11, 2011 Join the Young Friends and others at the University of Pennsylvania's garden with drink specials, and live music every Wednesday from June 22nd to August 24th this summer from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM. The event takes place at 3260 South Street in Philadelphia, PA and is free to Penn Museum members. "A wonderful garden party, drinks and live music "“ the place to be on...

2011-07-11 08:00:00

AAPD and HSHC Partner with the Wharton School to Provide Advanced Leadership Development Program to Members CHICAGO, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the authority on children's oral health, and Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children (HSHC), the Foundation of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), announced today that they have partnered with the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in the establishment of an...

2011-07-07 03:00:00

BLUE BELL, Pa., July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE Amex: INO), a leader in the development of therapeutic and preventive vaccines against cancers and infectious diseases, announced today that it has expanded its existing license agreement with the University of Pennsylvania, adding exclusive worldwide licenses for technology and intellectual property for novel DNA vaccines against prostate cancer, CMV (cytomegalovirus), malaria, hepatitis B, RSV (respiratory...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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