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Witold Rybczynski thinks New York's Hearst building, designed by the British architect Norman Foster, is emblematic of what's wrong with "starchitects."
ClockEndGooner writes Philadelphia's NPR affiliate, WHYY FM, reported today on their Newsworks program that a research team at the University of Pennsylvania have released their preliminary findings on the use of graphene as a conductor in the next generation of computer chips .
According to the Health Department, both babies developed lesions on their genitals shortly after having the metzitzah b'peh , a practice in which the mohel - a person trained to perform the "covenant of circumcision" - uses a direct oral suction technique to swab blood from the infant's penis, was performed on them.
Ken Burns is used to telling stories that have been told before. That comes with the territory when you work on documentaries covering momentous points in history, including the Civil War, World War II and the Prohibition era.
Students graduating from U.S. medical schools in 2012 feel they've received a better education in health policy issues than graduates surveyed in 2008, according to a multi-center study led by the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, and published online this month in Academic Medicine .
Many executives of Indorama Ventures, one of a handful of global firms based in Thailand, showed up at the Thailand Management Association's conference last week including its CEO Aloke Lohia.
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A Pennsylvania psychiatric patient has been arraigned on charges including murder and attempted murder for allegedly shooting his caseworker in the head in a hospital office and then engaging in a gun battle with a doctor who tried to subdue him.
A 5-year-old boy was shot to death late Saturday night and his mother seriously injured in what Ridley Township police said was a shooting rampage by the child's father, who then shot himself in the head.
Patients with heart failure engage in a delicate balancing act all year, taking care not to drink too much liquid because the weakened heart muscle cannot cope with excess fluid.
When Barb Sciandra, of Pittston, was diagnosed with stage III cancer in her left breast and stage II cancer in her right, she was aggressive with her treatment.
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Yen Tran, from Pennsauken High School, right, gives AIM program assistant Nina Mercado, left, a big hug as she comes forward to recieve her graduation certificate from the 3 week program on the Rutgers campus Friday afternoon.
"Professor Jennifer Adams from DePauw University will lead a discussion on academic freedom on Monday, July 28, at 7 p.m. at the Good Life Center in Harborside," notes an item in Maine's Ellsworth American .
"My parents were not musicians, but they loved music, and one of their favorite performers was Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass.
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 12:30 am
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