• April 24, 2014

    Autism risk increases in children born to older women, Drexel study finds

    Why autism strikes certain kids -- and not others -- has puzzled scientists for half a century. But one trend is clear: having older parents seems to ...
  • April 17, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Caring for caregivers when their lives feel 'a bit like war'

    A look at the challenges of caregiving and the ways in which we can help those providing care for a loved one.
  • April 17, 2014 |  The Pulse

    When it comes to attractiveness of beards, it's about what's rare, not the hair

    New research shows that when beards or clean shaven faces are more rare in a population, they are more attractive.
  • April 17, 2014 |  The Pulse

    From magic mushrooms to skateboarding physics: A Philadelphia Science Festival preview

    Here are the seven events you need to see at this year's Philadephia Science Festival.
  • September 28, 2012 |  The Pulse

    Learning to live and love in spite of a personality-robbing disease

    About nine years ago, Diane Fehon started noticing that her husband Bill Fehon was acting differently — forgetful and childish. "We would take t...
  • April 17, 2014 |  The Pulse

    A UD green chemist turns chicken feathers, soybeans into renewable building material

    In this edition of So, What Do You Do?, Shoshana Martyniak asks UD's Richard Wool how he makes vegan leather out of chicken feathers.