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Stephen Hawking’s Snapshots Of The Universe App

If you’ve got questions about how the universe works, there aren’t many better sources than Stephen Hawking…or his app.

12/10/2014

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Study: Kids As Young As 2 Take Pleasure In The Misfortune Of Others

If you’ve ever found yourself smirking when your annoying co-worker gets yelled at by the boss or felt a pang of satisfaction when that high school bully suddenly gained 50 pounds, relax.

12/01/2014

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Circus Makes STEM Subjects Fun For Kids

The Two Bit Circus in LA makes science, technology, engineering and math – STEM, fun.

11/24/2014

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Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, Nov. 5

Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!

11/05/2014

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For The Love Of Science

The school year has begun, and Debra Palmer’s fifth-grade class is learning the usual subjects. There’s some math, some English – and of course, the kids will also design their own underwater robots.

09/22/2014

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At The Frontiers Of Science

Working with the smallest building blocks of the universe, Raytheon’s scientists are creating new substances and computing technology straight from the pages of science fiction.

09/15/2014

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STEM Education & Why President Obama Has Made It An Educational Priority

Innovation drives the U.S. economy, and employees with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills have become a hot commodity in post-recession America.

08/27/2014

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Study Shows Hurricanes Given Female Names More Deadly

Turns out gender bias even affects the weather. Sort of.

06/03/2014

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New Study Points To Problems And Solutions Training Next Generation For Tech Jobs

STEM is one of the buzziest acronyms in education, but there’s a lot to all the talk about Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. A new study finds some critical shortfalls in the Philadelphia area, but also points to some solutions.

04/29/2014

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Guide To The 2014 Philadelphia Science Festival

Give your inner mad scientist free reign at the 4th Annual Philadelphia Science Festival.

04/24/2014

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Top Ways To Celebrate ‘Pi Day’ In Philadelphia

In Philadelphia, we’ll be celebrating Pi Day in some slightly irrational ways, with many more desserts and circular foods than usual.

03/13/2014

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Author Suggests STEM Employers Change Their Ways In Order To Gain Young Workers

The challenges of juggling work and home life are well-known to a lot of us but a study suggests that they are particularly acute in science fields.

02/22/2014

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Journeys Of Invention App

Journeys of Invention lets you step inside and take a fascinating look at some of science’s greatest hits.

02/20/2014

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Researchers Map Ancestry And Population Migration Through DNA

Move over all of you ancestry-related web sites. Tracking down family history may have just moved beyond old photos, documents and ship registries.

02/19/2014

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Study: Sexual Frustration May Cut Down On Life Expectancy

According to researchers at the University of Michigan, sexual frustration could cut down on life expectancy — at least for fruit flies.

12/17/2013

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