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2 hrs ago | Archinect School Blog
Witold Rybczynski, the architect and emeritus professor of urbanism at the University of Pennsylvania, complained recently about "starchitects" who often work in cities they are unfamiliar with, creating buildings that are out of sync with their surroundings.
6 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com
The alumni association of southwestern Ohio's Wilberforce University, founded in 1856, says graduates have committed to raise $2 million in cash donations, including $400,000 pledged at last weekend's alumni conference.
7 hrs ago | Wired
In 1986, a two-and-a-half year-old girl named Michelle Funk fell into a stream and drowned.
7 hrs ago | Medical News
The best way to cure most cases of cancer is to surgically remove the tumor. The Achilles heel of this approach, however, is that the surgeon may fail to extract the entire tumor, leading to a local recurrence.
Cats are generally low-maintenance: feed them, pet them , and clean their litter boxes, and they are often happy.
Beth and Austin Lavin didn't meet until after they attended the University of Pennsylvania , but today, as New Orleans residents , this duo enthusiastically supports the school, with Austin as the President of the University of Pennsylvania Alumni Club of Louisiana .
Kalab Groulx's severe case of psoriasis - with more than 90 per cent of his body covered - has led to psoriatic arthritis.
The restructured agreement eliminates a milestone payment due upon the commencement of a Phase 3 clinical trial in humans and modifies milestone payments relating to first regulatory approval which to more fully utilize its financial resources on the current clinical development of its Lm -LLO cancer immunotherapy technology and it provides success ... (more)
But going to a clinic would mean less exercise time - and less independence - for Davern, who joined a growing segment of kidney patients receiving dialysis at home, often with help from family members.
New research from Penn Medicine shows that incisionless transcatheter aortic valve replacement surgery cuts length of hospital stay by 30 percent and has no impact on post-operative vascular complication rates when compared with conventional transfemoral TAVR, which requires an incision in the groin.
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.
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 11:48 am
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