Science

Pennsylvania Game Commission falcons
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Pat Loeb
May 19, 2019 - 11:59 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Mom and Dad falcon were none too pleased to see Arthur McMorris show up for his yearly invasion of their privacy. The Pennsylvania Game Commission falcon expert made his annual trip to Philadelphia City Hall last week to check on the family of falcons that have been...
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In this April 25, 2019, photo, science teacher Sarah Ott speaks to her class about climate literacy in Dalton, Ga.
Sarah Blake Morgan/AP Photo
May 15, 2019 - 10:38 am
By Michael Melia, Associated Press When science teacher Diana Allen set out to teach climate change, a subject she'd never learned in school, she fell into a rabbit's hole of misinformation: Many resources presented online as educational material were actually junk. "It is a pretty scary topic to...
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Spotted lanternfly
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Mark Abrams
May 13, 2019 - 12:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Penn State researchers who are trying to stop the spread of the invasive spotted lanternfly have recently discovered a natural predator that could be an effective and massive tool to kill the bug. Specialist Heather Leach, based in the Department of Entomology at the...
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Luke Perry
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May 06, 2019 - 1:10 pm
By Harmeet Kaur (CNN) — When Luke Perry was laid to rest in Tennessee last month, he was buried in a mushroom suit , according to his daughter, Sophie Perry. The daughter of the "Beverly Hills 90210" actor revealed the detail in an Instagram post Friday. "In December I went to San Francisco with...
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Adam Schofield holds his tabby cat named Sgt. Stubbs.
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May 03, 2019 - 5:22 pm
OAK CREEK, Wis. (AP) — A tabby cat has new back legs, with the help of some University of Wisconsin-Madison students and a 3D printer. Community Cat shelter vice president Sarah Close says Chicago Animal Care and Control found the stray with infected legs last September and turned him over to the...
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Philadelphia Science Festival
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John McDevitt
April 26, 2019 - 4:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Franklin Institute has kicked off its ninth annual Philadelphia Science Festival with a big blast. . @TheFranklin kicks off 9 day science festival with a big blast! There will be more than 60 events throughout the region. @KYWNewsradio pic.twitter.com/67aFZZCOsh...
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News Jersey forest
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Mike Dougherty
April 25, 2019 - 2:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There was a two-hour hearing in Trenton on Thursday on the effects of climate change in New Jersey. A recent study finds two out of three people are concerned about global warming, but their level of understanding varies greatly. Each expert present at the hearing...
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Donald Dvorin demonstrates how to use a pollen count machine on a Mount Laurel, N.J,., rooftop.
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Tim Jimenez
April 25, 2019 - 7:58 am
MOUNT LAUREL, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Pollen counts right now are at "extreme levels," says Dr. Donald Dvorin with The Asthma Center. Dvorin is one of the people helping keep track of pollen counts this time of year. On the rooftop of his Mount Laurel, N.J., office, he demonstrated how he collects...
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Pavement cracks
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Mike Dougherty
April 19, 2019 - 1:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Lookout, potholes. Researchers at Drexel University have developed a bacteria that prevents cracks in concrete. "You can use different types of bacteria to produce bio-cement," said Christopher Sales, an environmental engineer and environmental biologist, paired up...
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This image released Wednesday, April 10, 2019, by Event Horizon Telescope shows a black hole. Scientists revealed the first image ever made of a black hole after assembling data gathered by a network of radio telescopes around the world.
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April 12, 2019 - 10:37 am
HILO, Hawaii (AP) — A language professor has given a Hawaiian name — Powehi — to the black hole depicted in an image produced in a landmark experiment. University of Hawaii-Hilo Hawaiian Professor Larry Kimura named the cosmic object, The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Thursday. The world's...
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