• March 21, 2017

    N.J. strives to encourage use of 'smart' thermostats

    New Jersey lawmakers are considering several bills to encourage homeowners to use "smart" thermostats that allow users to adjust heating and...
  • March 18, 2017

    Google to appeal case that could require it hand over emails to FBI

    Whether you use Gmail or Microsoft Outlook or something else, your emails may be stored in servers outside the U.S. and potentially out of reach for l...
  • March 16, 2017 |  PBS

    Trump’s budget cuts drastically into science and health programs

    The White House'sbudget proposal for 2018, released Thursday, seeks cuts in science and health agencies across the board. Yet, some budgetary wal...
  • March 16, 2017

    Cyclical slowdown may be dimming New Jersey's solar expansion

    Nationwide employment in the solar industry increased 25 percent last year, but solar employment in New Jersey fell 15 percent. Although plenty of pro...
  • March 8, 2017

    Philadelphia's opioid task force considers 'safe injection sites' for drug users

    A city task force is considering a recommendation that Philadelphia create a site where people can legally use heroin.
  • February 23, 2017

    Pouch protocol aims to keep cellphones holstered at Philly criminal courthouse

    If you're planning a visit to Philadelphia's criminal courthouse, then also plan on another thing: having your phone locked up.
  • January 25, 2017 |  Radio Times

    Steven Johnson, 'Wonderland: How Play Made the Modern World'

    In his new book,Wonderland: How Play Made the Modern World,STEVEN JOHNSONargues that fun and leisure have led to the innovations that have shaped our ...
  • January 18, 2017

    Philly firm creates belt with airbags to help protect older adults

    As America's population ages, demand is expected to increase for assisted living facilities, medical assistance and ... air bags?
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