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8 Dangerous Myths About Coronavirus Debunked

No, a saltwater gargle won't kill the virus. Local health experts help us determine what's true and what's false about COVID-19.


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Here’s How Long Until a COVID-19 Vaccine Is Ready

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

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NextUp: The Bioprinting Company Bringing 3D-Printed Cells to Life

Philly-based Allevi wants to eventually help scientists print functioning organs, too.

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Philly-Based Bioquark Wants a Shot at Bringing the Dead Back to Life

The company’s CEO, Ira Pastor, wants to help humans tap into their regeneration superpowers. But is reviving the brain dead ethical or even possible?

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Temple Is the Latest to Join a Nationwide Effort to Diversify Medical Research

Here’s why other local healthcare providers, like Penn and Thomas Jefferson, must do the same.

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NextUp: The Local Company Using Data Analytics to Save Premature Babies

Astarte Medical has developed software that informs real-time decisions for feeding preterm babies in Neonatal Intensive Care Units.

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Inside That Enormous Life Sciences Co-Working Campus in King of Prussia

The Discovery Labs claims it’s the largest co-working facility for life sciences and technology in the world. With capacity for 3,000 workers, it may well be.

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How Data Analytics Has Curbed the Prescription of Opioids in Philly

A new partnership between Jefferson Health and local software company Qlik may be one big step in reducing patients’ exposure to prescription painkillers.



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NextUp: The Cybersecurity Firm Making Medical Devices Hack-Proof

MedCrypt wants to keep pacemakers, X-ray machines, and other healthcare tech safe from unlawful intrusion.

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

The region’s largest tech investor tells us why they are developing an “innovation floor” at the new 3.0 University Place development.

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The Path to a Cure: Temple HIV Treatment Milestone Was 5 Years in the Making

The team still has several years of research ahead before their potential cure can be brought to patients.

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NextUp: The Philly Brain Researcher Working to Eliminate HIV

Temple University professor Kamel Khalili has been researching HIV for more than 20 years and just got one step closer to finding a cure.

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Biotech Tour: Inside University City’s BioLabs@CIC

The new co-working and lab space already has a lengthy waitlist.


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NextUp: WuXi AppTec Is Speeding Up Drug Development Worldwide

The Chinese pharma company based at the Navy Yard is globally recognized for shortening drug discovery and research and development time.

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A New Pharma Conference Is Coming to Philly This Summer

The first ever FWD Pharma Conference wants to teach biotech leaders how to reach patients through digital initiatives.

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Philly’s Life Sciences Industry Is Finally Coming Around to Blockchain

Blockchain technology worked for Bitcoin, but changing the slow bureaucracy of the healthcare industry may be a tougher feat.

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The Eagles’ Autism Research Grants Are a New Approach to Sports Philanthropy

Instead of simply giving away money, the team is granting funds to specific projects at Philly institutions — acting almost like a mini National Institutes of Health.

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