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6 hrs ago | The Triangle

Academy hosts Earth Day panel

The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University celebrated Earth Day April 22 with a variety of events, including a memorial symposium on the life of renowned scientist Ruth Patrick.

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Related Topix: Earth Day, Environment, Bowling Green State University

14 hrs ago | Business Journal

Philadelphia med school ranks first nationally in number of applicants

Three Philadelphia medical schools made U.S. News and World Report's top 10 list ranking schools by number of applicants.

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23 hrs ago | Philly.com

In Haddonfield, 'diving into history, and learning about nature'

HADDONFIELD Samuel Nicholson Rhoads , the globe-trotting amateur naturalist from Haddonfield, shared his findings with his hometown and the world.

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Yesterday | Black Engineer

Promoting STEM Education

Find out more about your reader demographics, web-traffic, and valued added client services.

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Related Topix: African-American

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Asbury Park Press

Meningitis still poses threat

A deadly disease cycles through college campuses every few years, passed through a kiss or on the rim of a shared water bottle.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Rutgers University, Monmouth University, Princeton University

The Hill

The real-life meningitis scandal

Last Thursday, 10.5 million viewers tuned into the season finale of Scandal on ABC.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Princeton University, UC Santa Barbara

Philly.com

Study: Obesity top factor in stillbirths

A Drexel University study suggests that obesity is the single most important characteristic that increases a pregnant woman's chance of having a rare and heartbreaking occurrence - stillbirth.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Examiner.com

Advancing maternal age linked to increased risk of Autism

A recent study finds that advancing parental age increases risk of offspring autism spectrum disorders and is more strongly linked with ASD and intellectual disability Researchers from the Drexel University School of Public Health in Philadelphia and Karolinska Institute in Sweden provide more understanding on how the risk for autism is linked to ... (more)

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The Bennington Banner

New board members join the Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation

Please join the Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation at Hoosick Falls in welcoming two new members to the Board of Directors.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Hoosick Falls, NY, Hartwick College, University of Pennsylvania, Long Term Care, Health

Philly.com

Philly's coolest school is high-tech heaven

THE COOLEST SCHOOL in Philadelphia has a golden telescope on the roof, where everyone from kindergarten through 12th grade can watch explosions on the surface of the sun.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Dance Dance Revolution, Video Games, iPhone, Robots, Science / Technology

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Philly.com

PUC hearing to promote energy-efficient power

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission will hold a hearing May 5 at Drexel University on the use of combined heat and power , a high-efficiency method of generating electricity and thermal energy from a single fuel source.

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Philly.com

Science Blows Up Real Good in Philly

First as The Franklin Institute welcomes its' latest crop of internationally esteemed "Laureates" to town for demos, a gala award ceremony and this afternoon's first-ever live streamed "Meet the Scientists" discussion with students local and global.

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Advocate

Study: Gay, Lesbian Parents Still Face Bias in Custody Disputes

Judges in child custody cases often do not consider social science research that shows gay and lesbian parents to be as fit as heterosexual ones, says a new study from Philadelphia's Drexel University.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Psychology, Science

Daily Pennsylvanian

CAPS will relocate to an office at 3624 Market St., shown here in a preliminary rendering by the architect that will design the new office space.

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EurekAlert!

Child's autism risk accelerates with mother's age over 30

Older parents are more likely to have a child who develops an autism spectrum disorder than are younger parents.

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Daily Pennsylvanian

University City program connects high school students with internships

Gibbs, a senior at Mastery Charter School-Shoemaker Campus, is participating in his fourth year of the University City Summer Jobs Program.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Newswise

The Future of High-Speed Rail in the U.S. And Beyond

Wayne State University, in partnership with the University of Michigan and Drexel University, has launched a two-and-a-half-year study of the imagination - or l'imaginaire - of high-speed rail in America.

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Related Topix: Wayne State University, California High-Speed Rail, Michigan, us Travel, Travel, France, World News,

CBS Local

Convicted Philadelphia Scammer Back in Court on Fresh Charges

A former Drexel University student who was part of a high-rolling identity fraud scam a few years ago is making headlines again.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA

Philly.com

Jet-setting college swindler back in Philly jail

Jocelyn Kirsch, the jet-setting college swindler whose exploits as a high-flying identity thief earned her tabloid prominence seven years ago, returned to federal custody in Philadelphia - this time on a probation violation charge that could send her back to prison.

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Related Topix: Contra Costa County, CA, University of Pennsylvania

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Black Engineer

Promoting STEM Education

By eighth grade Stephen Cox dreamed of a career in aerospace so he pursued engineering programs throughout high school.

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