Science

Dogs train to sniff out COVID-19
University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine
John McDevitt
May 15, 2020 - 3:58 pm
The University of Pennsylvania launched a pilot study to see if dogs can sniff out COVID-19 in people, even if they’re asymptomatic. Read more here.
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Bottles of breast milk
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Hadas Kuznits
May 01, 2020 - 4:00 am
As researchers try to further comprehend how COVID-19 antibodies work, new information about breast milk may be a factor in understanding what it would take to protect people from COVID-19. Read more here.
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Gov. Phil Murphy
Edwin J. Torres/New Jersey Governor’s Office via Flickr
KYW Staff
April 27, 2020 - 7:13 am
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced what he called a vision to put New Jersey on the road to recovery. Read the latest here.
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This undated photo provided by Michael Thomas in April 2020 shows a clouded sulphur butterfly in Cromwell, Conn.
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AP News
April 23, 2020 - 9:41 pm
The world has lost more than one quarter of its land-dwelling insects in the past 30 years, according to researchers whose big picture study of global bug decline paints a disturbing but more nuanced problem than earlier research. Read more here.
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Two people playing with paper rockets.
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Suzanne Monaghan
April 20, 2020 - 4:00 am
While children are out of school, there are plenty of livestreams and online activities for kids who enjoy science. Read more here.
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Jacqueline Means doing experiments with kids.
Courtesy of Wilmington Urban Stem Initiative
Cherri Gregg
February 19, 2020 - 4:00 am
Jacqueline Means is the queen of STEM. At 12, with her mom's help, Means decided to create an event where girls could get hands-on experience doing science projects. That's when the Wilmington Urban Stem Initiative was born. Read more here.
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Giant Heart at The Franklin Institute
The Franklin Institute
John McDevitt
February 14, 2020 - 4:02 pm
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the beloved “Giant Heart” exhibit at The Franklin Institute has a new look and sound. Read more here.
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STEM students
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Jim Melwert
February 03, 2020 - 4:45 am
Chester County U.S. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan is trying to address the shortage of women in STEM careers — especially in engineering and math — with the new bipartisan Women in Stem Caucus. Read more here.
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Students build a tower at the new STEAM Lab in North Philadelphia.
Andrew Kramer/KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
January 26, 2020 - 1:00 pm
It's not always easy making learning fun for students, but Philadelphia nonprofit Project HOME hopes to do just that through a new educational lab that opened in North Philadelphia on Wednesday. Read more here.
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This image provided by the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases shows a collection of lung scans of 20 monkeys who were exposed to tuberculosis after receiving different forms of a TB va
JoAnne Flynn, Alexander White and Pauline Maiello/Pitt; Mario Roederer/NIAID via AP
AP News
January 01, 2020 - 3:47 pm
Scientists think they’ve figured out how to make a century-old tuberculosis vaccine far more protective: Simply give the shot a different way. Read more here.
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