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The Birds of America

The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University was featured on KYW Newsradio (1060-AM), in a story about the page-turning of Audubon’s historic publication The Birds of America.

Americans' Health may be Compromised by Attacks on Federal Air Pollution Regulations

Dr. Arthur L. Frank, professor and chairman of the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health for the School of Public Health, was quoted on MedIndia in a story about clean air laws in the U.S.

Hard Work Pays Off

Lijia Xie, student at the Drexel University College of Medicine, was highlighted on PennLive.com for placing first in the college’s Discovery Day 2011 for his research on how to detect liver cancer.

The Prevalence Puzzle: Autism Counts

Dr. Craig Newschaffer, professor and chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the School of Public Health, was quoted on Nature.com, in a story about the prevalence of autism.

Book Report: Who Speaks for the Climate?

Dr. Robert Brulle, a professor in the College of Arts & Sciences, summarized the new book Who Speaks for Climate? Making Sense of Media Reporting on Climate Change by Maxwell T. Boykoff for The New York Times’ “Dot Earth” blog.

The Science of Asbestos: The Arguments for Juries

Dr. Robert I. Field, a professor in the Earle Mack School of Law and the School of Public Health, was quoted on LegalNewsLine in a story about the arguments for juries regarding the science of asbestos.

World Series Alert: Watch Out for Foul Balls

Dr. David Velinsky, a marine biogeochemist at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, was quoted in a Discovery News article about the effects of Delaware mud coating on baseballs.

Ferguson and Richards Return to Drexel

WCAU-TV (NBC-10) reported on the visit to Drexel’s campus by astronauts and engineering alumni Christopher Ferguson ‘84 and Paul Richards ’87.

Drexel Astronauts Talk About Future of Space Program at Alma Mater

Drexel alumni Chris Ferguson (’84) and Paul Richards (’87) returned to their alma mater to discuss the future of the space program on October 26. WHYY/Newsworks.org, KYW-TV (CBS-3) and WTXF-TV (FOX-29) covered the story.

Drexel, Academy of Natural Sciences Join Forces

The Academy of Natural Sciences and Drexel University officially joined forces with the signing of an affiliate agreement. The natural history museum was renamed the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel UniversityWHYY/Newsworks.org, WTXF-TV (FOX-29), WCAU-TV (NBC-10), and KYW Newsradio 1060AM covered the story. The Philadelphia Inquirer published a photo by the Associated Press.

Power Supply for Smart Garments

Energy Harvesting Journal quoted Dr. Yury Gogotsi, a professor and director of the A.J. Drexel Institute of Nanotechnology in the College of Engineering, in a story posted about new power for smart clothing garments.

Academy of Natural Sciences Offers Free Day to Celebrate Partnership with Drexel

Newsworks.org highlighted the Academy of Natural Sciences and Drexel’s “Affiliation Day,” a day of free admission and activities to celebrate the partnership between the two institutions. Drexel President John A. Fry was quoted.