University of Pennsylvania

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, ...

Jun 06, 2013
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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, ...

May 31, 2013
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Hospital nurses dissatisfied with health benefits

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have found that nearly 41 per cent of nurses working in American hospitals and health-care settings were dissatisfied with their health-care benefits. The figure is more than ...

Feb 14, 2011
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The geography of violence

At this year's meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Douglas J. Wiebe, PhD, assistant professor of Epidemiology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine will present portions of an ...

Feb 22, 2010
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