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"I myss ye earth so much/I miss my wyfe/Tis lonely out in Space!/On syche a ty-y-ymeless flyte! I'm a Rocket Catte!" A researcher at the University of Pennsylvania was startled, gazing at a recently digitized manuscript, to notice what appeared to be a 16th-century cat in a jet pack.
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Humans have long used animals as means to wage war. Historians at the University of Pennsylvania recently uncovered illustrations from the 1500s that show cats and doves with some kind of jetpacks strapped to their backs.
Black boys are viewed as older, less innocent than whites, research finds. The police are likelier to use force against black children when officers 'dehumanize' blacks, the new study says.
Some major breakthroughs in HIV and AIDS research are changing the conversation among medical experts.
A few weeks ago, I wrote about the suicide of a 19-year old University of Pennsylvania student .
A technician at the University of Pennsylvania removes a case of T cells that have been genetically modified to resist HIV infection from cold storage.
Global warming could have dramatic consequences for ocean circulation in the Antarctic, according to new research in Nature Climate Change.
What: You're invited to experience a symposium where Dorothy Roberts, JD headlines a lecture titled, "The New Biopolitics of Race and Public Health."
The 70-year old Fumo, whose series of health problems is eclipsed only by his series of legal problems, is receiving proton radiation -- a sophisticated, high-tech cancer treatment -- five days a-week at the University of Pennsylvania's Roberts Proton Therapy Center.
You're a 16th century German prince plotting to crush a peasant rebellion, or perhaps you're leading an army against the Ottoman Empire or looking to settle the score with a rival nobleman.
A new gene therapy approach that engineers a person's T cells so that they become resistant to the human immunodeficiency virus has shown early signs of success, researchers said Wednesday.
The device, which lasts for up to three months, delivers contraceptive medication and drugs that protect against HIV and herpes.
Fanciful illustrations from a circa-1530 manual on artillery and siege warfare, digitized by the University of Pennsylvania, seem to show jet packs strapped to the backs of cats and doves.
A second baby born with the AIDS virus may have had her infection put into remission and possibly cured by very early treatment - in this instance, four hours after birth.
By JEFF BARNARD Associated Press The investigative arm of Congress on Wednesday agreed to look into problems with state health exchange websites around the country.
A man who took cellphone photos up the skirts of women riding the Boston subway did not violate state law because the women were not nude or partially nude, Massachusetts' highest court ruled Wednesday.
Mathew Martoma, the SAC Capital Advisors LP employee found guilty last month of insider trading, is no longer a graduate of the Stanford Graduate School of Business, the school confirmed Tuesday.