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Researchers Unlock Molecular Origin of Blood Stem Cells

(PhysOrg.com) -- A research team led by Nancy Speck, PhD, Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, has identified the location and developmental timeline ...

dateJan 09, 2009 in
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The science of decisions

You may not realize it, but you just made a decision: namely, to read (or at least start to read) this article. Why? What process just occurred in your brain to cause you to be reading this sentence right now? How and why ...

dateNov 18, 2010 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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Are infant growth charts misleading?

Pre-term infants who are born either smaller or larger than expected for their gestational age face an increased risk of poor growth and development. Smaller babies are in greater danger of experiencing neurodevelopmental ...

dateMay 21, 2010 in Health
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Researchers integrate origami and engineering

(Phys.org) —The quintessential piece of origami might be a decorative paper crane, but in the hands of an interdisciplinary University of Pennsylvania research team, it could lead to a drug-delivery device, ...

dateJun 06, 2013 in Engineering
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App helps prevent healthcare miscommunication

iscommunication in a healthcare setting can have dire consequences, and is more likely to occur when clinicians and patients don't speak the same language. While some healthcare settings have access to interpreters, ...

dateMay 31, 2013 in Software
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