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Plasma you can control, real-time, from your computer

Plasma you can control, real-time, from your computerThe Princeton Plasma Physics Lab allows students to experiment on plasma remotely, in real time, right from their computers, with the Remote Glow Discharge Experiment.

After splintering over Convention Center terms, Philly unions divided by picket line

After splintering over Convention Center terms, Philly unions divided by picket lineIt's a hot August day, and construction workers in Center City are marching with protest signs that read "End the Lockout" and "Shame on You." Alongside them is an inflatable fat cat whose paw is wrapped around the neck of a

Teens shouldn't start school before 8:30 a.m., pediatricians say

Teens shouldn't start school before 8:30 a.m., pediatricians sayThe sun is hot. Water is wet. Teenagers like to sleep in. These truths we know to be self-evident.

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In conversation with Acel Moore

WHYY's Elizabeth Fielder recently sat down with journalist Acel Moore, who blazed a trail through Philadelphia's journalism community, to talk about the 1964 North Philadelphia riots, and their lingering effects today.
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1964 North Philly riots: Why destroy their own neighborhood?

Long after the fires from the riots had finally burned out, one question lingered: "Why did they destroy their own neighborhood?" Judge Frederica Massiah-Jackson thinks back to those days in August 1964, when Columbia Avenue

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Atlantic City shutters third casino this year as Revel closes its doors

Atlantic City shutters third casino this year as Revel closes its doors

The economic meltdown continues for Atlantic City. Revel Casino is shutting down its hotel and gambling operations, leaving more than 3,000 people jobless.
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Pregnant Pa. inmates continue to be shackled, despite state law

Pregnant Pa. inmates continue to be shackled, despite state law

In 2010, Pennsylvania passed a law prohibiting the shackling of pregnant inmates after their second trimester, but as reporter Audrey Quinn discovered, enforcing it has proved challenging.
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