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Bette Kroening, pioneering owner of Bettes Oceanview Diner, dies Born Bette Caminez in New York City in 1945, Ms. Kroening moved to the Bay Area in 1971 after obtaining her bachelors degree in English at the University of Pennsylvania and a masters degree in social work at the University of Southern California. While a | 5 hours, 12 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from San Francisco, California
Penn vet team identifies new therapeutic targets for tropical disease leishmaniasis Each year, about 2 million people contract leishmaniasis, which results in disfiguring skin ulcers that may take months or years to heal and in rare cases can become metastatic, causing major tissue damage. Now a team led by University of Pennsylvania Sch
EurekAlert! | Feb 24, 2017 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Tired teens 4.5 times more likely to commit crimes as adults University of Pennsylvania professor Adrian Raine discovered that teenagers who experience sleep problems and exhibit anti-social behavior are more likely to commit violent crimes as adults.
EurekAlert! | Feb 23, 2017 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Exyn unveils AI to help drones fly autonomously, even indoors or off the grid A startup called Exyn Technologies Inc. today revealed AI software that enables drones to fly autonomously, even in dark, obstacle-filled environments or beyond the reaches of GPS. A spin out of the University of Pennsylvania’s GRASP Labs, Exy
TechCrunch | Feb 21, 2017 8:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
T cells support long-lived antibody-producing cells, Penn-led team finds A group led by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, has come to a better understanding of how long-lived, antibody-producing plasma cells are maintained.
EurekAlert! | Feb 21, 2017 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Penn/Wistar study finds 'sweet spot' where tissue stiffness drives cancer's spread Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania and The Wistar Institute have now found that physical forces exerted between cancer cells and the ECM are enough to drive a shape change necessary for metastasis. Those forces converge on an optimal stiffnes
EurekAlert! | Feb 21, 2017 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Mystery of the ancient 'Tully Monster' is far from solved A new study led by University of Pennsylvania researchers claims that the 300 million-year-old Tully Monster is in fact not a fish, reigniting a mystery that has puzzled scientists for decades.
Mail Online | Feb 20, 2017 4:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Bloomsburg fall 2016 graduates Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania has recently released its list of Fall 2016 graduates. The following are local residents who have graduated:Carbon County: Shawn M. Albert, Nathan Binder, Nathaniel Kresge, Katie Mongi and Scott Sauchinitz.Lehigh Coun
The Times News | Feb 18, 2017 2:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Lehighton, Pennsylvania
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Stem cells from fat could be used in anti-aging treatments Amy WallaceFeb. 17 (UPI) -- Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have developed a system to collect and use stem cells from fat for use in anti-aging treatments.
United Press International | Feb 17, 2017 4:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Michael Klein CLOSER LOOK Hometown: Brookfield Education: Bachelor of science degree, economics/real estate, The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania Past experience: Analyst, Phelan Development Inc.; analyst, Cross Properties; acquisitions associate, Post | Feb 17, 2017 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend