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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Need a hand lifting something? A robotic device invented by University of Pennsylvania engineering students can help its wearer carry an additional 40 pounds. Titan Arm looks and sounds like part of […]
The ads tout testosterone treatments for “low T,” but surprising new research shows a different hormone may play a role in less sex drive and more fat as men age. Estrogen — the female hormone […]
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Researchers trying to develop a diagnostic tool for ovarian cancer are hoping dogs’ keen sense of smell will lead them down the right path. An early detection device that combines old-fashioned olfactory […]
CHICAGO (AP) — Amid the debate over government surveillance, there’s been an assumption: Young people don’t care about privacy. Turns out, the generation that puts much of the “social” in social networking is much more […]
LONDON (AP) — For decades, health officials have battled malaria with insecticides, bed nets and drugs. Now, scientists say there might be a potent new tool to fight the deadly mosquito-borne disease: the stench of […]
(AP) – Is there a doctor on board? Surprisingly often, there is — in half of in-flight medical emergencies — and sick airline passengers almost always survive, a new study finds. The research is the […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers have more job openings than at any other time in nearly five years. That’s in part because they seem in no hurry to fill them.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A dealer of rare historic documents is selling a letter from Martin Luther King Jr. to a Philadelphia police officer who was assigned to protect him, expressing gratitude for the officer’s concerns.
From a sprawling United Auto Workers hall outside Detroit, John Zimmick has seen factories close and grown men cry when their jobs disappear. Through all the economic uncertainties of life in auto country, there has […]
PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Dozens of prison artifacts are set for display at the historic Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia. The brief exhibit opens Saturday and runs for 10 days.
OK, so you smoked a few joints, and maybe even tried something stronger. You’re thinking that sharing your experiences with your kids will help drive home the anti-drug message. But a new report suggests you re-think that approach.