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  • December 18, 2014

    Congress OKs ABLE Act to give disabled greater financial independence

    Families of disabled children could create tax-free savings accounts of up to $100,000 if President Barack Obama signs bipartisan legislation headed t...
  • December 18, 2014

    Eva Gladstein on affordable housing, college savings programs, and exploring Philadelphia neighborhoods

    Eva Gladstein is executive director at the Philadelphia Mayor's Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity.
  • December 18, 2014 |  The Pulse

    This week in science: High-fat diets during pregnancy and studying drug addiction through Legos

    Four different animal studies suggest that a high-fat diet during pregnancy may have adverse effects on offspring. Dr. Bethany Brookshire, a science ...
  • December 18, 2014 |  The Pulse

    A first look at how our germs are behaving in space

    Preliminary results are in for a science experiment we've been following (and participating in) on The Pulse, called Project MERCCURI. Darlene Ca...
  • December 18, 2014 |

    This venture-backed mobile app wants to kill the business card

    Contap lets users exchange contact information by pointing their phones at each other.
  • December 18, 2014

    Delaware's long road to a National Park

    Approved by Congress as part of the 2015 National Defense Authorization Act, Delaware's First State National Monument will become a full blown Na...
  • December 18, 2014

    Philly Wakisha Charter school shutting for good earlier than planned

    North Philadelphia's Wakisha charter school is closing its doors this Friday, only the second charter school in Philadelphia history to do so in ...
  • December 18, 2014 |  East Falls

    PhillyU student gets a kickstart to create a replica Dark Knight 'Bat Suit'

    Under the name Armatus Designs, Philadelphia University student Jackson Gordon is creating quite a stir with his plans to design and build a fully fun...
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