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  1. Obituary: Albert B. Ferguson Jr. / Founder of the University of...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    When then-University of Pittsburgh Chancellor Edward H. Litchfield, with Richard Mellon's financial support, invited Albert B. Ferguson Jr. to found a Pitt Department of Orthopaedic Surgery in 1954, the New York City native and Harvard Medical School faculty member wasn't so sure about Pittsburgh.

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  2. LPPD's Fleming Recognized for Five Years of ServiceRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | TheAlternativePress.com

    ... the presentation, Fleming was a 1997 graduate of Bensalem High School , after which he attended the University of Pittsburgh before joining the field of law enforcement. "Peter entered law enforcement with the Philadelphia Police Department in May ...

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  3. No Right to Jury Trial Under Pennsylvania's Whistleblower StatuteRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | JD Supra

    ... statute makes clear that Appellant did not possess a statutory right to a jury trial." Bensinger v. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center t/a/d/b/a Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic , 2014 Pa. Super. LEXIS 2861 (August 19, 2014). Because a ...

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  4. UN reports 191,000 dead in Syria conflictRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Jurist

    ... by a team of 30 law student reporters and editors led by law professor Bernard Hibbitts at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. As an educational service, Paper Chase is dedicated to presenting important legal news and materials rapidly, ...

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  5. Panthers Add Two to 2014-15 Softball RosterRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Pitt Panthers

    University of Pittsburgh softball head coach Holly Aprile has announced the addition of Jenna Modic and Erin Hershman to the Panthers roster for the upcoming 2014-15 season.

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  6. Drug Shown to Save Monkeys from Close Relative of EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Scientific American

    ... are going to be too ill to recover", says Amesh Adalja, an infectious-disease physician at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pennsylvania. Experimental medicines are often available only in small quantities, so understanding exactly ...

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  7. Optimal Perfusion Computed Tomographic Thresholds for Ischemic Core...Read the original story

    Apr 28, 2014 | Circulation

    ... Military General Hospital of Beijing PLA, Beijing, China (G.Z.); and Department of Neurology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA (T.J.). Background and Purpose- This study aims to determine whether perfusion computed tomographic (PCT) ...

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  8. What Your Sleep Style Says About YouRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Switched

    ... night and wake up at around the same time each morning. What this could mean: Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh tracked the sleep patterns of 46 couples over a 10-day period, and also asked each person to assess their relationship. Those ...

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  9. Best polio vaccine? Oral and injectable, used in tandem, new study saysRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Fort Francis Times

    ... of (poliovirus) transmission," he said in an email. Henderson is a distinguished scholar at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center's Center for Health Security. On the other side of the argument, Dr. T. Jacob John celebrated the findings. A ...

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  10. Eating fish weekly may prevent brain ageing regardless of omega-3 content: StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | NutraIngredients

    ... of how much omega-3 fatty acid it contains, according to an American study. Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine tested 260 cognitively normal individuals over the age of 65 for ten years between 1989 and 1999. Participants ...

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  11. OpenStax digital textbooks learn as you learnRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Electronics Weekly

    ... and serving such large-scale products. We need start-ups for that," says Peter Brusilovsky of the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania, one of the designers of the interactive learning system ELM-ART (Episodic Learner Model - The Adaptive Remote ...

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  12. Federal judge rules Florida same-sex marriage ban unconstitutionalRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Jurist

    ... by a team of 30 law student reporters and editors led by law professor Bernard Hibbitts at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. As an educational service, Paper Chase is dedicated to presenting important legal news and materials rapidly, ...

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  13. Indonesia high court upholds presidential election resultsRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Jurist

    ... by a team of 30 law student reporters and editors led by law professor Bernard Hibbitts at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. As an educational service, Paper Chase is dedicated to presenting important legal news and materials rapidly, ...

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  14. Digital Textbooks are the Best Things since PDAsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | I4U Future Technology News

    ... and serving such large-scale products. We need start-ups for that," says Peter Brusilovsky of the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania, one of the designers of the interactive learning system ELM-ART (Episodic Learner Model - The Adaptive Remote ...

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  15. B.K.S. Iyengar, Indian guru who helped popularize yoga in West, dies at 95Read the original story

    23 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    ... aura while being continually made and remade in the image of a modern commodity," Joseph Alter, a University of Pittsburgh anthropologist who has written widely on the history and development of yoga in the West, said Wednesday. Iyengar was 95 at ...

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  16. US Media Hail Iyengar as One of the Greatest Yoga GurusRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newindpress

    ... aura while being continually made and remade in the image of a modern commodity," Joseph Alter, a University of Pittsburgh anthropologist who has written widely on the history and development of yoga in the West, was quoted as saying by the Los ...

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  17. Green infrastructure comes to Schenley ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Post-gazette.com

    ... with the contractor, Eisler Landscaping. Graduate students in geology and planetary sciences at the University of Pittsburgh have been monitoring water movement for several years at the golf course and in Panther Hollow. Assistant professor Daniel ...

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  18. What Your Commute Might Have To Do With Your Body WeightRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Switched

    ... where you live and work, according to Dr. Frank Ghinassi, associate professor of psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh. "The attribution is that it's the traffic that's making us anxious," Ghinassi tells The Huffington Post. "But the control ...

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  19. Go merry for Pittsburgh, a hidden artsy jewelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Washington Post

    ... Aviary, the international outdoor food market in the Strip District; the Nationality Rooms at the University of Pittsburgh's Cathedral of Learning; and the Hill District, the setting for many of playwright August Wilson's dramas. Next trip. How ...

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  20. Women's Soccer Hosts Steel City Classic Over WeekendRead the original story

    Thursday | Pitt Panthers

    ... Greg Miller . The 2014 season marks the second as part of the Atlantic Coast Conference for the University of Pittsburgh and the Pitt women's soccer program. Eight ACC women's soccer teams are ranked among the nation's top-25. *Twenty-three ...

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