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Philly Brings Science to Women and People of Color

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 9
On March 13-14 in Philadelphia, extraordinary women in science come together to share their powerful stories of success during The Color of Science program.

Google Researching Use of Color in Business

CORPORATE | By Stacey Plaisance | Dec 16
Google is one of the major U.S. corporations researching the power of color in the working world, in everything from workspaces to marketing and branding.

Study: Hotter Days in US Mean Less Cold Cash

FINANCE | By Seth Borenstein | Dec 16
Hotter days mean less cold cash for Americans, according to a new study matching 40 years of temperatures to economics.

UN: Climate Change Costs to Poor Underestimated

SCIENCE | By Karl Ritter | Dec 8
The cost to poor countries of adjusting to ever-hotter temperatures will be two or even three times higher than previously thought, the U.N.'s environment agency said Friday.

Scientists Say Test-Tube Penises Ready in 5 Years

SCIENCE | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 12
Scientists project that within five years, they will be able to test test-tube penises on men "who have suffered a serious injury to the region, had surgery for cancer or are suffering from a congenital abnormality."

Greek Archaeology Site Excites Intense Interest

SCIENCE | By Nicholas Paphitis and Costas Kantouris | Aug 24
The partially uncovered tomb from the end of Greek warrior-king Alexander the Great's reign, which was found inside the mound, has sparked intense media interest amid wild speculation about its contents.

Anti-Cancer Drug Attacks Hidden HIV Reservoirs

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 6
A pilot study by HIV researchers from Aarhus University and Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark has shown that an anti-cancer drug can activate hidden HIV.

To the Moon and Back on 4KB of Memory

SCIENCE | By Rhuaridh Marr | Aug 3
This past week, America - and, indeed, the world - celebrated 45 years since NASA successfully put the first men on the moon... using less computational power than you've got in your iPhone.

CDC: Only 3% of US Population is Gay

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 15
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now says that less than 3 percent of the U.S. population identifies as gay, lesbian or bisexual, according to their National Health Interview Survey.

’Flying Saucer’-Style Mars Probe Splashes Down

SCIENCE | By Christopher Weber | Jun 29
NASA has tested new technology designed to bring spacecraft - and one day even astronauts - safely down to Mars, with the agency declaring the experiment a qualified success.

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