Science

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.
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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
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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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Kjetil Wormnes, automation and robotics system engineer, poses with the Space Rover after a training exercise of the European Space Agency.
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AP News
November 28, 2019 - 9:12 pm
The 22 member states of the European Space agency pledged Thursday to boost their funding to support more missions and research projects, including a new generation of satellites to monitor climate change. Read more here.
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Rachel Bergey with her spotted lanternfly trap.
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Jim Melwert
November 03, 2019 - 4:30 am
Two girls from the Delaware Valley each won top prizes at an elite, national science competition in Washington, D.C. last week.
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A rendering of the ancient Carsioptychus mammal taken from the PBS NOVA special, Rise of the Mammals.
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AP News
October 24, 2019 - 5:42 pm
A remarkable trove of fossils from Colorado has revealed details of how mammals grew larger and plants evolved after the cataclysm that killed the dinosaurs.
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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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Baby eating baby food.
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CNN
October 17, 2019 - 7:49 pm
Toxic heavy metals damaging to your baby's brain development are likely in the baby food you are feeding your infant, according to a new investigation published Thursday.
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Vaccine.
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John McDevitt
October 16, 2019 - 7:45 pm
Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania are one step closer to protecting humans against genital herpes.
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