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Monell Scientists at work

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.

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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.

Hive4A

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.

17DrugDesign

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.

Adaptimmune laboratory  Scientist cloning a TCR

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

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.

Edgar N Putnam Pavillion

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.

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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.

Shelley Spector at the NextFab space

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.

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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.

Kush Parmar

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.

Ken Fink of Wondergy

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.

Ghost of the Walls

Philadelphia artist's 3D murals will enliven vacant spaces using light, sound and video

This fall, artist and curator Sean Stoops will invite the whole city to 'Animated Architecture,' an immersive 3D video installation series.

Graphene

Philadelphia Startup at the Forefront of a Consumer Electronics Revolution

Want to roll up a tablet computer and slip it into your pocket? A marvelous new carbon material developed at UPenn could make that a reality.

2013 Who's Next Grammys

It's in the Bag for Pennsylvania Artists at The Grammys

A boutique publicist and a music producer from Philadelphia are working on a Grammys week fundraiser in Los Angeles.
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