• August 28, 2015

    Drexel food lab cooks up solutions to food waste problem

    Even though many Americans go hungry and few are eating enough fruits and vegetables, more than a billion pounds of produce are discarded in landfills...
  • August 27, 2015

    Rutgers scientists probe pregnancy’s 'clock' to fight premature birth

    One of every nine babies in the U.S. is born at least three weeks early. Small and weak, those premature infants are at risk for breathing and neurolo...
  • August 22, 2015

    For teens, mastering driving safely is a simulator ride away [photos]

    After teenagers get their driver's license, often another rite of passage soon follows – their first car crash. In many cases, it can prove deadly.
  • August 21, 2015

    Delaware scientist gets to the heart of watermelon malady

    Have you ever cut open a watermelon, only to find stunning psychedelic designs seemingly borrowed from decades past? The patterns can be downright mag...
  • August 20, 2015

    FDA approves female libido pill, but includes safety warnings

    There's now a pill for women with little interest in sex. On Tuesday, the FDA approved the first drug to treat sexual desire disorder. Sprout Pha...
  • August 20, 2015 |

    What the Philly tech scene can teach Silicon Valley about diversity

    Philadelphia’s tech scene has work to do in terms of racial diversity, but it seems to be doing better than the mainstream tech scene in Silicon Valle...
  • August 20, 2015

    Are local breweries creating papal beers? Is the pope Catholic?!

    If you really want to cash in on Popemania and get Philadelphia-area residents excited about the pontiff's visit, what do you do?Give. Them. Beer.
  • August 19, 2015

    Penn-Inovio DNA vaccine prevents MERS infection in monkeys

    A synthetic DNA vaccine has successfully triggered an immune response in rhesus macaques and protects the animals from Middle East Respiratory Syndrom...
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