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Youngsters Give Check Ups to Stuffed Animals as Part of Free Education Clinic

Children in Gloucester County got the chance to become doctors for the day, practicing medicine on some of their favorite stuffed friends. On Sunday, April 22nd, Jefferson...

CBS Local

Philadelphia Science Festival Wraps Up With Young Scientists

Young Scientists put their knowledge to the test Jan Carabeo reports.

Philadelphia Inquirer

DO THIS: Science is Golden at this Festival

Checking out this year's Science Festival

WHYY

WHYY: Lots of thought for food at '18 Philly Science Festival

People usually stop by Reading Terminal Market for the juicy roast pork sandwiches, the freshly made scrapple, and the gooey apple dumplings. But for the next week, the...

The Intelligencer

Video: Philadelphia Science Festival begins with a bang

Starting Friday, the Philadelphia Science Festival will offer hands on experiments with more than 80 events around the region. Video by Andy Vineberg

Uwishunu

Essential Guide to the 2018 Philadelphia Science Festival, April 20-28

Get ready to #GetNerdyPHL! The Philadelphia Science Festival returns from April 20 to 28 for a super-charged citywide celebration of science, engineering, technology, math and...

Metro US

7 things you can't miss at the 2018 Philadelphia Science Festival

Calling all science nerds: The 2018 Philadelphia Science Festival kicks off on Friday, April 20, with 83 events over the course of nine days. "This is our eighth year," says...

CBS Local

CBS3 atJefferson: Teddy Bear Clinic Feature

CBS features PSF's Teddy Bear Clinic and Science Carnival Activities

Metro US

Kids awed by STEM at Philly Science Festival

On Saturday, the Philadelphia Science Festival came to a close with its day-long finale carnival on the Parkway. The festival featured 80 events over the course of nine days,...

Philly.com

Science festival comes to an end, posing lots of questions with Parkway party

Most of the questions at the Philadelphia Science Festival's carnival Saturday were perplexing, a few downright gross, and while some discussed salad dressing and slime, others...

Franklin Institute Awards

Philly.com

Franklin Institute to honor John Goodenough for work on battery used in cell phones

More than 260 years ago, Benjamin Franklin wired together a series of lead-lined glass panes to store electrical charge. He called his contraption a battery, and he coined two...

Google

(Cerf)ing the Internet: meet the man who helped build it

Inside Google Managing Editor, The Keyword Published Apr 19, 2018 Editor's Note: Tonight, Google's Chief Internet Evangelist Vint Cerf will accept a Franklin Institute Award...

newsobserver

Duke professor's beautiful law of human progress

It is the most commonly denied undeniable fact: our world just keeps getting better. Even as scholars, pundits and the guy across the bar beat the ancient empty drum of doom,...

Phillystylemag

The 2018 Franklin Institute Awards

On April 19, 2018, The Franklin Institute hosted an awards ceremony and dinner at the museum. The annual black tie gala celebrates the most talented scientists, engineers,...

Newswise

SLAC's Helen Quinn Honored with 2018 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Physics

Helen Quinn, a professor emerita at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University, will receive the 2018 Benjamin Franklin Medal in...

Philly.com

From yogurt bacteria to fighting cancer: Franklin Institute honors gene-editing pioneer

It began with the quest to keep yogurt from going bad. Philippe Horvath, a soft-spoken food scientist who went to work for a French chemical company in 2000, was charged with...

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