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Inventing the Future: Making Scientists Outside the Lab

"I Love My Science Job" hopes to spark young people to pursue careers in life sciences, a vital element of Philadelphia's new economy.

Inventing the Future: Rethinking Market Street in University City

The Porch at 30th Street Station sparked a makeover of a key stretch of Market St., and this vital Philly corridor will only get more vibrant.

Sharing Love: Social Media the Newest Tool in Farmers' Shed

Love 'n Fresh Flowers' Jennie Love uses Pinterest and Facebook to grow her business and brighten up weddings throughout the region. 

Inventing the Future: At Monell, It's a Matter of Taste

By studying taste and smell, local scientists hope to unlock keys to managing obesity, detecting disease, tracking genetic traits and managing trauma.

Taking Design Out of the Studio and onto the Streets

Alex Gilliam's youth-focused Tiny WPA is a Works Progress Administration for small-scale urban innovation that's helping reimagine Philadelphia's underused spaces.

Share It: The Official Guide to Coworking in Pennsylvania

Nearly 20 spaces are thriving, advising and specializing, and more communities are building as we speak.

KE-TV: Meet the Ambler 17 Year-Old Who Could Help Revolutionize Drug Design

Jordan Kellenbach's work centers on a bioinformatics study that could break new ground in predicting protein binding for drug therapy.

Inventing the Future: Working towards the next cancer breakthrough

Local scientists from Penn Medicine and Adaptimmune are at the forefront of research into T-Cell immunotherapy, a treatment that could potentially cure some types of cancer.

Sun and Earth: How a Small, Green King of Prussia Company Keeps Up with Household Cleaner Kings

Andy Clibanoff has led major enhancements to the company's products, e-commerce and marketing efforts.

LOOK UP: Pennsylvania's 5 Coolest Buildings

Glass, straw bales and good old-fashioned PA steel help make these new buildings among the commonwealth's most impressive.

Inventing the Future: Dynamic Public Spaces Will Transform Drexel's Campus, Neighborhood

Thanks to an Updated Master Plan, Drexel aims to spend half a billion dollars on development in the coming years, urbanizing and greening their campus. University City will never be the same again.

Step Inside Philadelphia's Gym for Innovators

The open-to-all high-tech workshop NextFab Studio has new digs with 3D printers, industrial textile machines and revolutionary software.

Master Planners: Why Philadelphia's Navy Yard is a Leader in Sustainability Strategies

With its Master Plan update, the Navy Yard pushes the envelope on green development and stormwater management.

Pennsylvania Has Enormous Untapped Potential for Investment, Says Venture Capitalist Kush Parmar

5AM Ventures recently led a $23M investment in a Radnor biotech firm. Principal Kush Parmar discusses the investment and PA's venture climate.

Wondergy: Providing the Energy for STEM to Take Root

Marketing entrepreneur Ken Fink combines his loves for science, education and theater into a fast-moving, deep-diving interpretation of scientific explanations.
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