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Wistar Lab (credit: Laura Feragen)

Local Junior Biomedical Researchers Create Horror Movie Parody To Promote Funding

A World Without Postdocs. That’s a name of a video created by a group of postdoctoral researchers at the the nation’s first non-profit biomedical institute — The Wistar Institute in University City.


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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!


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Philadelphia’s Wistar Institute Opening Its New Research Building

One of Philadelphia’s gems gets a little more brilliant today with the opening of the new $100-million research tower.


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Study: Under Pressure, More Scientists Are Falsifying Research

There’s growing pressure to publish papers quickly and receive dwindling research dollars, according to findings published in the “Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.”


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State Funds Breakthrough Cancer Research

Four Philadelphia biomedical groups are sharing about $3.5 million in state grants to exploit breakthroughs against cancer.


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Nikon Small World Exhibition Of Photomicrography Images At Wistar Institute

The Nikon Small World Exhibition kicked off at the Wistar Institute on Friday night.


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Health: Local Researchers Developing Lung Cancer Blood Test

A quick and easy way to find early stage lung cancer. It could save thousands of live. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl says researchers here in Philadelphia are getting close to making that dream a reality.