science Archives - Generocity Philly

science

Here comes the revolution — how shelf-stable film vaccines could change global healthcare purpose

Mar. 5, 2020 10:01 am

Here comes the revolution — how shelf-stable film vaccines could change global healthcare

The idea of developing this film vaccine was inspired by amber and hard candy, says The Conversation's Maria Croyle in her guest column.
Katherine Johnson: NASA mathematician and much-needed role model people

Feb. 25, 2020 11:17 am

Katherine Johnson: NASA mathematician and much-needed role model

In her guest column, The Conversation's Monica Grady celebrates the extraordinary achievements of Katherine Johnson, and why women space scientists and engineers still need role models.
New nonprofit connects life science pros to poverty-fighting volunteer opps purpose

Jan. 28, 2020 1:57 pm

New nonprofit connects life science pros to poverty-fighting volunteer opps

The tie makes sense because, as Life Science Cares Philadelphia's Peter Wolf puts it, those working in the industry "are used to dealing with those large, challenging issues."
Project HOME opens a STEAM lab at Honickman Learning Center purpose

Jan. 27, 2020 6:44 am

Project HOME opens a STEAM lab at Honickman Learning Center

“Quality education for every child should not be a luxury, it’s a basic need,” says Project HOME's cofounder and executive director Sister Mary Scullion.
Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation’s lab leverages big data in fight against cancer purpose

Sep. 11, 2019 9:10 am

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation’s lab leverages big data in fight against cancer

The Childhood Cancer Data Lab, located in Center City, prides itself on “turning researchers who fight childhood cancer into data wizards.”
3 ways to support women in STEM, according to 5 amazing women at #PTW19 purpose

May 9, 2019 2:15 pm

3 ways to support women in STEM, according to 5 amazing women at #PTW19

This panel discussion featured women who want to foster a greater sisterhood in science and inspire young girls to take part.
Esports, AI and more to explore at Introduced’s GROW room purpose

Apr. 29, 2019 12:27 pm

Esports, AI and more to explore at Introduced’s GROW room

These few dozen biz- and science-minded speakers make up just a third of the pros you could hear from at Technical.ly's one-day, one-location conference on Thursday, May 9, as a part of Philly Tech Week 2019 presented by Comcast.
Philly Tech Week and the Franklin Institute team up to award microgrants to Kinetic Derby competitors purpose

Apr. 16, 2019 3:00 pm

Philly Tech Week and the Franklin Institute team up to award microgrants to Kinetic Derby competitors

Although the microgrants are awarded to specific teams participating at the derby, the impact reaches much further. Innovation has the power to inspire communities.
‘In Search of Meaning: Memory Becomes Us’ makes space for science and art purpose

Mar. 15, 2019 1:45 pm

‘In Search of Meaning: Memory Becomes Us’ makes space for science and art

So does the Esther Klein Gallery of the Science Center, where it's being exhibited.
‘Objectivity is critical’: Philadelphia Science Action wants scientists to get vocal results

Apr. 16, 2018 11:29 am

‘Objectivity is critical’: Philadelphia Science Action wants scientists to get vocal

The new local advocacy org on this past weekend's #RallyForScience and its mission of public engagement.

Sign-up for daily news updates from Generocity