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K-9 Member Joins University Of Pennsylvania’s Police Force

Socks, an 18-month-old yellow Labrador retriever, is settling in to her new job as an ordinance detection specialist.

01/18/2014

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Philadelphia Lawmakers Examine The Future of Internet-Delivered Doctoring

Having a doctor’s appointment over the Internet, via Skype or similar services, may be more common in a few years, according to local health care experts who testified today at a City Council hearing on the future of telemedicine.

01/16/2014

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University Of Pennsylvania Grads Take Aim At Inadvertent Dozing

Imagine a device that would nudge you awake if you’re nodding off at a crucial time.

01/06/2014

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Penn Falls To George Mason 80-77

Hicks paced the Quakers with 23 points while Dougherty finished with 17 points and eight boards.

01/02/2014

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Philadelphia Concerts To Look Forward To In 2014

From classical to jazz, there are many concerts scheduled for the spring in Philadelphia to choose from.

01/02/2014

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Local Engineers Send Smart Robots To Department Of Defense Competition

Some of the top human engineers in the area are working to create the best robot.

12/18/2013

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Maybe Not Sci-Fi, But Robots Readied For Big Tests

The real world has not caught up yet with “Star Wars” and its talking, thinking robots, but some of the most sophisticated units that exist are heading to Florida this week for a Defense Department competition.

12/15/2013

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Univ. of Pa. Competition Eyes What’s Ahead in Smartphone Apps

These apps designed by students, staff, and faculty at the University of Pennsylvania have generated a lot of buzz among software development firms and venture capitalists.

12/05/2013

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The Penn Museum Tells Blind Visitors: Please Touch!

Angel Ayala has never been a big fan of museums. Blind since birth, the high school student says the exhibits are so sight-dependent that he can’t enjoy them. But he’s making an exception for the Penn Museum, an archaeology and anthropology center that offers touch tours for the blind and visually impaired.

12/04/2013

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New Research Shows 3-D Mammograms Increase Cancer Detection

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania used 3-D Mammography to screen more than 26,000 women, They found that cancer detection rates increased from 3.51 to 5.24 per 1,000 women.

12/03/2013

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Penn Handles Niagara 85-66

Tony Hicks scored a career-high 33 points Tuesday night, and Pennsylvania easily took care of Niagara 85-66 in the two teams’ first meeting since 1986.

11/26/2013

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Penn Loses To Iowa 86-55

Darien Nelson-Henry scored 13 points to lead Penn (1-3).

11/22/2013

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Penn Travels To Harvard Saturday

The Penn Quakers have two games left in the season, and despite two-straight losses, they are still alive for a piece of the Ivy League title.

11/13/2013

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Penn’s Veterinary Hospital Features Patients In New Billboard Campaign

There were four contest winners: a rabbit, a cat, and two dogs.

11/13/2013

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Cartwright Scores 25 As Penn Tops Monmouth 79-73

Miles Jackson-Cartwright made 5 of 8 from beyond the 3-point line and scored 25 points as Penn topped Monmouth 79-73 on Tuesday night.

11/12/2013

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