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Doctors save man's burned hand by tucking it into belly

...sounded crazy," Casey Reyes said.Dr. Vijay Gorantla, a plastic surgeon and hand transplant expert at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, said the operation is not novel, but many doctors don't realize it is an option."It...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-09-06/bold-move-save-mans-hand-doctors-se
Book explains why Halloween attractions make us "Scream"

...living, and loves to scare herself as part of her research.Kerr is a sociologist with a Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh, and just in time for Halloween, she's written a book called Scream: Chilling Adventures in the Science of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-10-24/book-explains-why-halloween-attract
US small businesses feel mixed impact from China's economy

...overall may feel little impact from the weakness in China's economy, says Ravi Madhavan, a professor at the University of Pittsburgh's Katz Graduate School of Business who specializes in international business. Unlike big industrial companies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-04/us-small-businesses-feel-m
Racial identity of "Black Lives Matter" activist questioned

...or offer scholarships based on race.Damaging labels have long been applied to high-profile leaders, said University of Pittsburgh historian David Garrow, who has written extensively about the FBI's efforts to label Dr. Martin Luther King...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-08-24/racial-identity-black-live
Stem cells still uncharted territory in sports

...Society. "The market kind of outpaces the research and the validation."Dr. Freddie Fu, head physician for University of Pittsburgh athletics, refuses to use stem cells on humans because of uncertainty over what manipulated cells will do once...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-05-18/stem-cells-still-uncharted-territ
Brain scans could help spot concussion-related disease, study shows

...results were released Monday by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.Dr. Joseph Maroon, of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, who was not involved in the study, called the results "a major step forward in detecting CTE...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-04-06/brain-scans-could-help-sp
Dale Earnhardt raises awareness about concussions

...personal story of his own battle with a concussion in a video made for the Sports Medicine Concussion Program at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. UPMC on Wednesday launched the Web site ReThinkConcussions.com to detail treatments.Featured...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-10-22/dale-earnhardt-raises-awar
Zirkle, King battle for title as Iditarod reaches final stages

...the people. It's like family now."Scott Hughes was helped hammer nails at the finish line Sunday. The University of Pittsburgh student made his first trip to the Iditarod and the nation's northernmost state as part of a church group doing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-03-10/zirkle-king-battle-t
Tesla opening access to its electric car patents

...the Model S has a much larger battery and costs twice as much as a Leaf.Prashand Kumta, a professor at the University of Pittsburgh's school of engineering, said Tesla's lithium-ion battery technology isn't unique. But how the company...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-12/tesla-opening-access-its-e
GreenJackets Player Report: Ray Black

Ray BlackRHP6-5, 225Drafted 7th round, University of Pittsburgh, 20112014 A: 31.1 IP, 3.73 ERA, 1.45 FIP, 50.8 K%, 11.1 BB%, .333 BABIPA+: 4 IP, H, R, ER, 2 BB, 7 K...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2014-09-04/greenjackets