Science

Science

Space Habitable Worlds

Cool facts about 7 Earth-size planets circling single star

Hygiene

Skin Bactreria

Adding friendly bacteria to skin lotion wards off bad germs

Science

SpaceX Launch

SpaceX launches rocket from NASA's historic moon pad

Environment

Extreme Life

Biologists find weird cave life that may be 50,000 years old

Odd News

Extreme Life

Biologists find weird cave life that may be 50,000 years old

Disorders

ADHD

Kids with ADHD have some smaller brain regions than normal

Genes

GENE EDITING

No designer babies, but gene editing to avoid disease? Maybe

Food Safety

Oyster Outbreaks

Study finds new bacterial strain can contaminate Atlantic shellfish

Science

Lunar eclipse

Heads up: Full moon, comet and lunar eclipse to occur together this weekend

Science

Hungry Black Hole

Binge Eater: Black hole taking over decade to devour star

Family-Friendly

ANS Frogs

View live frogs from around the world at Academy of Natural Sciences

Science

Doomsday Clock

Scientists move Doomsday Clock 30 seconds closer to midnight

Technology

Cookies

Infrequently Asked Questions: What do my browser's 'cookies' really do?

Science

Hawaii Mars Simulation

Scientists will live in a dome for 8 months to simulate Mars

Science

Hawaii Mars Simulation

Freeze-dried food and 1 bathroom: 6 simulate Mars in dome

Heart

Heart Sleeve

Heart disease? A robotic squeeze could keep your ticker pumping

Science

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Princeton University may want to study your brain

Hospitals

Jefferson Hospital

Jefferson launches new integrative health institute

Wellness

Merry-go-round

Infrequently Asked Questions: Why does spinning make us dizzy?

Science

Hangover

Science has finally figured out why drunk people get the munchies

Science

clean energy wind

President Obama presses Donald Trump not to back away from clean energy

Medicine

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Penn dermatologists discover unlikely source to prevent scarring in wounds

Science

Space Station

WATCH LIVE: Spacewalking astronauts tackle battery work outside International Space Station

Science

Digestive System

New body organ has been hiding inside us all along

Food & Drink

1920's Flapper

Science After Hours: Franklin Institute to transform into 1920s speakeasy

Odd News

Alarm Clock

2016 will last a little longer thanks to a 'leap second'

Science

Obit Rubin

Vera Rubin, dark matter researcher and Philadelphian, dies at 88

Obituaries

Vera Rubin dark matter

Philadelphia native Vera Rubin, who did pioneering work on dark matter, dies

Science

Trump

From Trump and his new team, mixed signals on climate change

Science

Buzz Aldrin

Buzz Aldrin: Altitude sickness forced South Pole evacuation

History

Thomas Edison Auction

Thomas Edison's lab door key, lightbulbs up for auctioning in N.J.

Science

Food Allergies

Science panel urges rewrite of food allergy warning labels

Science

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Wondering how to spot a liar? Hint: It's all in your head

Food Science

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Infrequently Asked Questions: How does canning work?

Innovation

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Pennovation Center poised to rewire science, spirit of entrepreneurship

Catapaulting

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Teams gather in South Jersey to launch pumpkins with medieval machines

Events

Franklin Institute to host 'Gaming and Robotics Weekend'

Science

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People call 'BS' over 'garbage' Bermuda Triangle theory

Infrequently Asked Questions

Infrequently Asked Questions: Bed Bugs

Infrequently Asked Questions: Why have bed bugs seen such a resurgence?

Studies

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CHOP researchers identify gene linked to childhood ear infections

Science

Northern Lights

Infrequently Asked Questions: Why can't we see the Northern Lights outside of the poles?

Events

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Franklin Institute to host its first rooftop happy hour and movie event

Science

Fireflies

Infrequently Asked Questions: How do fireflies light up?

Science

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Putting the latest technology to the test at Virtual Reality Los Angeles

NASA

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IMAGES: Views from the Apollo missions you haven't seen

Lifestyle

Ruler

Infrequently Asked Questions: Why do we still use the U.S. Customary System?

Events

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All are invited to 'The Franklin Institute of Witchcraft and Wizardry'