Science and Technology

Disney+
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AP News
October 22, 2019 - 12:54 pm
Verizon is offering new and current customers a free year of Disney+ as the battle for streaming customers heats up. Read more here.
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Cheryl Johnson, West Philadelphia, who suffers from hearing loss, puts on her smart caption glasses which she described as "amazing" in helping her to follow the performance of "Dot" at People's Light in Malvern, Chester County.
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Mark Abrams
October 20, 2019 - 4:30 am
Those who suffer from hearing loss will soon be able to experience a live performance in a whole new way thanks to smart caption glasses, tested by a Chester County theater.
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Shirakawa-go and Orionid meteor shower
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John McDevitt
October 19, 2019 - 1:30 pm
If weather conditions are right and you're away from city lights, you may be able to see the Orionid meteor shower Monday night into the wee hours of Tuesday morning.
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Astronauts Andrew Morgan, Christina Koch and Jessica Meir are shown at the International Space Station on Friday, Oct. 18, 2019.
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AP News
October 18, 2019 - 11:54 am
The world's first all-female spacewalking team made history high above Earth on Friday, replacing a broken part of the International Space Station's power grid.
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U.S. astronauts Jessica Meir, left, and Christina Koch pose for a photo in the International Space Station.
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AP News
October 17, 2019 - 8:44 pm
Men have floated out the hatch on all 420 spacewalks conducted over the past half-century.
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Brad Line of Villanova and his sons, Grayson and Nolan, showing off their app, Squishr, for tracking spotted lanternflies.
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Charlotte Reese
October 14, 2019 - 4:30 am
Squishr, developed by a Villanova man and his two sons, lets users upload pictures and track their spotted lanternfly kills with GPS location data.
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Suzanne Monaghan
October 12, 2019 - 6:00 am
Peer pressure can make it difficult for teens to get out of risky situations. But one simple word or phrase can give them an excuse to leave. Read more here.
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Kirtland's warbler, an endangered songbird that lives in the jack pine forests of northern Michigan
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AP News
October 08, 2019 - 11:47 am
The federal government said Tuesday it will remove the Kirtland's warbler from its list of protected species, finding the small, yellow-bellied songbird had recovered more than half a century after being designated as endangered.
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James Peebles
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John McDevitt
October 08, 2019 - 9:08 am
The Nobel Prize in Physics has been jointly awarded to James Peebles, Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz for their work in furthering our understanding of the universe.
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2019 Nobel Prize winners in medicine are Gregg L. Semenza, Peter J. Ratcliffe and William G. Kaelin Jr.
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AP News
October 07, 2019 - 11:09 am
Two Americans and a British scientist won the 2019 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for discovering how the body's cells sense and react to oxygen levels, work that has paved the way for new strategies to fight anemia, cancer and other diseases, the Nobel Committee said.
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