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One day, when Kerry Burke-McCloud was in seventh grade at Fletcher Middle School, he was called to the office.
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Researchers remove the genetic material from an unfertilized human egg cell in the first step toward creating a cloned human embryo A new stem cell discovery has reawakened controversy about human cloning - though technical challenges mean scientists are far from being able to create human babies as in Michael Bay's 2005 sci-fi flick "The Island." ... (more)
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We call it Fact Check Friday , and we have help from factcheck.org, a nonpartisan non-profit part of the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia On Monday, President Barack Obama said, "The IRS, as an independent agency, requires absolute integrity and people have to have confidence that they're applying it ... (more)
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Arthur Henshey Moss, 82, of Wayne, who practiced law in Philadelphia for 40 years, died Thursday, May 9, of complications from pneumonia at his home.
John Doerffel never thought his clothes would land him in the internal suspension room for a half-day, but that's what happened to the William Tennent High School senior this week.
Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation , a procedure traditionally used during cardiac surgeries and in the ICU that functions as an artificial replacement for a patient's heart and lungs, has also been used to resuscitate cardiac arrest victims in Japan, Taiwan, and South Korea.
Every scientist has three key experiences that helped them on the road to a career in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM: 1) being born with a desire to learn; 2) having opportunity to apply STEM principles; and 3) guidance from an effective mentor .
Drexel University has announced plans to build a new 13,000 square-foot Center for Jewish Life at 118 N. 34th St., according to a May 6 University press release.
Lee Allen Howard Lee Allen Howard earned a BA in English from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
ConsumerAffairs' founder and editor, Jim Hood formerly headed Associated Press Broadcast News, directing coverage of major news events worldwide.
The Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania has released the application deadlines for the 2013-2014 MBA admissions cycle.
Angelina Jolie says she underwent a double mastectomy after she found out she carried the "faulty" BRCA1 gene and was told she had an 87 percent chance of developing breast cancer.
Eve J. Higginbotham, SM, MD, has been named the first Vice Dean for Diversity and Inclusion at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania , effective August 1, 2013.
The incident happened at about 9:20 p.m. on the 2600 block of South Daggett Street in the Elmwood section.
A member of a local motorcycle club is in jail after police say he shot his girlfriend in the head.
Results show that every one-hour increase in sleep duration was associated with a 72 percent decrease in the likelihood of moderate or high suicide risk, in comparison with low risk.