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Renovating abandoned Philadelphia houses such as this one appeared to reduce the rate of gun violence nearby, a new University of Pennsylvania study finds.

Renovating abandoned homes reduces rates of gun violence, Penn study finds

Hammers and screwdrivers can be effective tools in preventing gun violence. That’s the conclusion of a new study by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania, who measured crime rates near clusters of abandoned Philadelphia homes with new doors, windows and other upgrades. Previous research has shown that crime decreases when vacant homes are repaired, but …

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Intel and Penn Medicine Announce Results of Largest Medical Federated Learning Study |  leader of times

Intel and Penn Medicine Announce Results of Largest Medical Federated Learning Study | leader of times

SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–December 5, 2022– Intel Labs and the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania (Penn Medicine) have used federated learning — a distributed machine learning (ML) artificial intelligence (AI) approach — to help healthcare institutions and international research centers to identify malignant brain tumours. The largest medical federated learning study …

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Peanuts, Herbs & Spices May Positively Impact Gut Microbiome |  Penn State University

Peanuts, Herbs & Spices May Positively Impact Gut Microbiome | Penn State University

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pennsylvania — Adding an ounce of peanuts or about a teaspoon of herbs and spices to your diet daily may affect the composition of gut bacteria, an indicator of overall health, according to new research from Penn State. In two separate studies, nutrition scientists investigated the effects of small changes on the average …

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