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59 min ago | AHRQ Innovations Exchange
By Tamra E. Minnier, RN, MSN, FACHE; Chief Quality Officer, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center; Member, Innovations Exchange Editorial Board Sustainability is a crucial consideration when planning and implementing health care innovations, because without sustainability we will find ourselves solving the same problems over and over again.
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5 hrs ago | The Daily Beast
A strange scene can be found on Wednesdays at the Elks Lodge: tattooed and pierced youngsters join with their nursing home elders for drinks, merriment, and some damn good banjo music.
7 hrs ago | GPB.org
Growing up in West Virginia in the 1960s and '70s, Susan Brown would have a slice of salt rising bread, toasted, for Saturday morning breakfast.
7 hrs ago | University Business
When it became clear that the scientific equipment in hundreds of labs across the University of Pittsburgh campus was not being maintained effectively, professionals in the university procurement department began looking for a new provider to do the job.
8 hrs ago | New Scientist
Intelligence agencies hire lots of mathematicians, but would-be employees must realise that their work is misused to snoop on everyone, says Tom Leinster FOR the past 10 months, a major international scandal has engulfed some of the world's largest employers of mathematicians.
12 hrs ago | POP City
With the goal of reducing Downtown Pittsburgh's impact on the environment by 2030, the Green Building Alliance launched the Pittsburgh 2030 District in 2012.
Thomas H. Ryan, 55, of Warren, died Monday, April 21, 2014 at home with his family, following a brief battle with cancer.
Grammy-nominated New Jersey Pianist Geri Allen To Serve As Artistic Director New Jersey Performing Arts Center , in collaboration with Montclair State University will offer a new, All-Female Jazz Residency as part of NJPAC's arts education offerings.
A former University of Pittsburgh professor who engaged in an affair with a research assistant can continue with his defamation case against the assistant over claims she affected his ability to get another teaching job and sent a picture of his penis to his wife and 37 associates.
ALA TechSource announces an exciting new workshop, Supporting Digital Scholarship with Karen Calhoun and Aaron Brenner.
Almost everything important takes place in the microbial world, argues Nicholas Money in his lively but rather disorganised book The Amoeba in the Room WHAT comes to mind when you think of biology? For most people, it is lions, birds, butterflies, trees... the things we see around us.
Western Pennsylvania's population growth for the next several years will be from moving vans rather than the stork, experts say.
During the past 20 years, immigrants and young people have transformed the demographics of urban America.
You know that miracle cures are too good to be true, but did you know that these other belly fat "facts" have been debunked? By Amanda MacMillan It's no surprise to any of us that abdominal fat is bad for your heart and your lungs, but recent studies show that it's also detrimental to your bones.
John Downs of Bethel Park reacts to the news that he will receive his history degree from the University of Pittsburgh at commencement on April 27. Photo courtesy Emily Eppard As John Downs' five daughters were sorting through memorabilia in preparation for his 90th birthday, they discovered paperwork from 1950 that was sent to their father to ... (more)
SHIPPENSBURG >> Nearly 400 Shippensburg University students will participate in the university's annual Celebration of Student Research Conference April 22. The event highlights the year-long efforts by students who collaborate with faculty to conduct research in various areas.
Malfunctions in the molecular "proofreading" machinery, which repairs structural errors in DNA caused by ultraviolet light damage, help explain why people who have the disease xeroderma pigmentosum are at an extremely high risk for developing skin cancer, according to researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and the University ... (more)