Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences says, “Scientists often fail to foresee where their research is headed.”
Penn Study: For Cardiac Stenting Procedures, Wrist Access Offers Cost Saving Benefits Over Groin Access
In the United States, radial artery (wrist) catheterization is performed in the minority of diagnostic angiograms and cardiac stenting procedures despite the benefits it offers to patients in terms of reduced complications and faster mobility after the procedure.
PHILADELPHIA— Being the top dog — or, in this case, the top gelada monkey — is even better if the alpha male is willing to concede at times to subordinates, according to a study by researchers from the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Michigan and Duke University.
Alpha male geladas who allowed subordinate competitors into their group had a longer tenure as leader, resulting in an average of three more offspring each during their lifetimes.
Bioengineers have been steadily advancing toward the goal of building lab-grown organs out of a patient’s own cells, but a few major challenges remain.
Engineering researchers are cited for improving living tissues with three-dimensional printed vascular networks made from sugar.
Most visitors to the Caribbean hope that their stay won’t coincide with a major tropical storm.
Hyejung Lee hoped for exactly the opposite.