• October 23, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Can the intersection of art and medicine lead to better patient care?

    On a recent Friday afternoon, a half-dozen residents from Chestnut Hill Hospital's Family Practice Program are doing something they rarely do.
  • October 17, 2014 |  The Pulse

    8 reasons why we love science even more

    Dear Science — this week, the Pulse team crafted a special show that's like a love letter to you. Here are all the reasons we love science even m...
  • October 21, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Quality of words, not quantity, key in child language development, Temple researcher says

    It's not the quantity of words a child is exposed to at an early age, but the quality of those words that may be key in his or her development.
  • October 16, 2014 |  The Pulse

    The blue LED’s Nobel-worthy lineage traces through N.J.

    In explaining its decision last week, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, the group that selects the Nobel Prize winner for physics, declared that ...
  • October 16, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Ebola: Threat to humanity or disease of the week?

    The Times' Carl Zimmer on battling viruses that hide in humans.
  • October 9, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Why shared decision making may not be that simple

    You're facing a big medical decision. Who will help you call the shots? And what's your doctor's role in it all?
  • October 10, 2014 |  The Pulse

    The emotional weight of ebola for families in Philadelphia and beyond

    Philadelphia is home to thousands of Liberians and other West African immigrants. That means the ebola outbreak abroad is really hitting home for a lo...
  • October 9, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Despite protests, massive Mauna Kea telescope breaks ground

    When the average person thinks about high-tech telescopes, they usually conjure images of the space age Hubble Space Telescope. Those old enough to re...
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