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Explore Energy, Sports and More at the Fifth Annual Philly Materials Day

December 15, 2014

Running across liquid, making ice cream in seconds, and bendable glass may sound like special effects from a movie, but these “tricks” can be attributed to the very real field of materials science and engineering. The general public has the opportunity to try these and more at the annual Philly Materials Science and Engineering Day (Philly Materials Day), to be hosted at Drexel University. ... Read More »


How Long Can Ebola Survive Outside the Body?

December 11, 2014

The Ebola virus travels from person to person through direct contact with infected body fluids. But how long can the virus survive on glass surfaces or countertops? How long can it live in wastewater when liquid wastes from a patient end up in the sewage system?... Read More »


Learning to Code… From a Tiny Robot Teacher

December 10, 2014

If Pramod Abichandani succeeds, swarms of tiny robots will invade grade school classrooms throughout the Philadelphia area. While he’s far from an evil genius, Abichandani did have a wild idea a few years ago about how to implement a low-cost STEM curriculum based around robotics and coding. And with the help of his little, robotic sidekicks, he might just make it happen.... Read More »


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If Pramod Abichandani succeeds, swarms of tiny robots will invade grade school classrooms throughout the Philadelphia area. While he’s far from an evil genius, Abichandani did have a wild idea a few years ago about how to implement a low-cost STEM curriculum based around robotics and coding. And with the help of his little, robotic sidekicks, he might just make it happen.

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