Academy of Natural Sciences
There were squeals of delight and squeals of fear as students got a chance to hold a Madagascar hissing cockroach in the palm of their hand and let it crawl around a little.
Hurricane Sandy blew some species of birds normally found along the coast and on the open sea off course and into the Philadelphia area.
A new barbecue joint in Fishtown, a veggie-vs.-meat steak sandwich cook-off, and an event delving into the Academy of Natural Science’s 18 million specimens are all on Hadas’ menu this week.
Local video game developers, computer programmers and film makers were among those recognized for their work Friday night during 2nd annual Philly Geek Awards at the Academy of Natural Sciences.
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University is hosting the 5th annual Bug Fest on August 11th and 12th.
If it seems as if you’re getting bitten by mosquitoes around the clock, it may not be your imagination.
You may have noticed it on your evening drive through Center City – that dazzling digital display along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.
The northern snakehead, a predatory fish from China, has been caught at the John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge in Tinicum Township.
A new bicentennial exhibition is opening to the public this weekend at the Academy of Natural Sciences, on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway at Logan Circle.
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University will be hosting a fossil-filled extravaganza this weekend, February 18-19, for the whole family.
Opponents of natural gas drilling in Northeastern Pennsylvania came to Philadelphia on Friday, demanding that the EPA administrator order fresh water deliveries to their town.
We take a look back at the most noteworthy people, places and events of 2011.
Birders sometimes have to get up pretty early to get a glimpse of their feathered friend, but here’s word of an event for which you can sleep in.
Donna Murasko, Dean of Drexel’s College of Arts and Sciences says the new affiliation will be beneficial to both the university and the museum.
If geek is what you seek, then Eric Smith, co-founder of Geekadelphia, is a go-to guy and he figured, let’s honor the best Philly has to offer in new blogs, game design and comic art, among others.