Science

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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Pat Loeb
October 14, 2019 - 6:13 pm
Philadelphia's University of the Sciences has fostered a relationship with Central High School that both schools say has worked well.
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Adam Langley, a Villanova biologist, and a group of students team up with Smithsonian researchers to measure plants and roots in marsh areas along the East Coast to determine the impact of carbon dioxide on growth.
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Mark Abrams
October 06, 2019 - 11:23 am
The future of animals and plant life on the planet is the focus of a new scientific global Center for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Stewardship formed at Villanova University.
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File photo shows an aerial view of large icebergs floating as the sun rises near Kulusuk, Greenland.
Felipe Dana/AP Photo, File
AP News
September 25, 2019 - 1:37 pm
Sea levels are rising at an ever-faster rate as ice and snow shrink, and oceans are getting more acidic and losing oxygen, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change said in a report issued as world leaders met at the United Nations.
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Mütter Museum
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Tom Rickert
August 20, 2019 - 4:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — How do you turn a human body into a museum exhibit? That’s what the Mütter Museum had to figure out, and quickly, after Carol Orzel left her body in the care of the collection of medical oddities. Carol Orzel was 59 years old when she died of fibrodysplasia ossificans...
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