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This Local Author Wants to Help You Ditch Your Imposter Syndrome

Imposter syndrome is something almost everyone struggles with at some point. It’s that feeling that you might be a total and complete fraud, that you […]

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Inside a Philly Firm’s Quest to Develop a Coronavirus Vaccine

The recent outbreak of a new strain of a coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in China has led to the declaration of a global health emergency by the […]

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Q&A: Everything You Need to Know About the Future of CRISPR-Cas9

CRISPR, the technology being used to edit genes in humans, remains polarizing. On one end, detractors argue that using the technology for certain purposes, like […]

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Why People of Color Are More Likely to Develop Alzheimer’s Disease

When longtime Philadelphia news anchor Renee Chenault-Fattah stepped down from her role at NBC affiliate WCAU in 2015, she wasn’t sure she’d ever return to TV. Family […]

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Beyonce’s Dad Has Breast Cancer. So Do Thousands of Other Men in America

This week, Mathew Knowles, father of Beyoncé and Solange Knowles, revealed he’s been diagnosed with breast cancer. Many people were surprised by the news. That’s […]

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This Lifelike Brain Could Help Doctors Prevent Traumatic Brain Injury

“Smart brain” sounds redundant because aren’t brains already inherently smart? But truth is, even the slightest head injury can cause major dysfunction in the human brain, sometimes […]

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Meet the 13-Year-Old CEO Taking Over Philly’s Fashion Scene

What were you doing when you were 13? If you were like me, you were playing Xbox and trying to be the best NFL Madden […]

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Q&A: Merck Is Partnering With U.S. Cities to End Maternal Mortality

For decades, pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co. has played a key role in addressing global health issues, including maternal mortality. In 2010, the company launched Merck for Mothers, […]

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Q&A: Pa. Biotech Center to Pour $50M Into Local Life Sciences Startups

The Pennsylvania Biotechnology Center (PABC) has been supporting life science startups for 13 years, providing the office space, labs, mentorship, and other resources the young companies […]

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Q&A: Ben Franklin Tech Partners Is Doubling Down on Philly Life Sciences

Ben Franklin Technology Partners (BFTP) is a force for investment in the region’s early-stage tech companies. The organization has invested in 4,500 Pennsylvania-based tech companies since […]

Business

Q&A: These Local Startup Founders Want You to Never Pack a Suitcase Again

Like all good Philadelphia stories, this one started with an Eagles game. In October, both Ali Moghadam, co-founder and president of the Philly-based travel startup […]

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Q&A: Cancer Gene Therapy Researcher Bruce Levine on the Future of “Cellicon Valley”

Bruce Levine holds many titles. He serves as the Barbara and Edward Netter professor in cancer gene therapy and founding director of the Clinical Cell […]

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Q&A: BIO CEO Jim Greenwood on Philadelphia’s Biotech Future

Next week, nearly 20,000 life sciences professionals from around the world will descend upon Philadelphia for the highly anticipated 2019 BIO International Convention. The mega […]

Business

It’s Time for Philly to Create Its Own Amazon, Says Richard Florida

This week, Drexel University, Thomas Jefferson University and the Science Center announced that urbanist Richard Florida is the inaugural recipient of the new Philadelphia Fellowship. […]

Business

Meet the People Who Make Those Amazing Eagles Hype Videos

The Eagles 2018 season hype video released on Wednesday has already been viewed hundreds of thousands of times across social media, and consensus says it’ll […]