Innovation

  • January 27, 2015 |  Technical.ly

    If Philly becomes an investment hub, it’s because of these two tiny tax changes

    Can a quiet 2008 change to the city tax code and its legislative update in 2012 get more venture capitalists (and the startups who follow them) to set...
  • January 24, 2015

    NASA spacecraft almost to Pluto

    It's showtime for Pluto. NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is nearing the end of its nine-year voyage to Pluto, with just over 100 million mil...
  • January 24, 2015

    GlaxoSmithKline ready to test Ebola drug in Liberia

    A potential Ebola vaccine from pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline has cleared another hurdle.
  • January 23, 2015

    On the local web: A must-have app for Wawa lovers, and a trio of new Philly news sites

    Don't forget to bring along your smartphone on your next Wawa run. The much-loved area retailer has (finally) debuted an app, allowing you to tra...
  • January 22, 2015

    Reports: Google planning to sell wireless phone plans

    Google is planning to sell wireless phone service directly to customers using the networks of Sprint and T-Mobile.
  • January 21, 2015

    Jefferson scientists find clues to safer asthma drug

    Researchers at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia have identified a promising new drug target that points the way to a second generation of a...
  • January 15, 2015

    Academic gender gaps tied to stereotype about genius, Princeton study finds

    The dearth of women in math and science may get all the attention, but in many social science and humanities fields, their numbers are just as low. L...
  • January 15, 2015

    Philly scientist working to help astronauts get a good night's sleep

    It's apparently not easy to catch shut-eye aboard the International Space Station. Lighting, constant interruptions and the understandable excit...
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