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2009-06-07 19:21:56

A young hawk having a hard time making its first flight in Philadelphia was rescued by a wildlife expert before it hurt itself, witnesses said. The red-tailed hawk's misadventure started Saturday morning when it drew a crowd by walking across a street outside the Franklin Institute and taking its perch on a nearby railing.

2009-05-13 16:55:00

Interactive Exhibition at The Franklin together with the hit feature film, 'Star Trek: the IMAX Experience' PHILADELPHIA, May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- STAR TREK: THE EXHIBITION will make its east coast debut Saturday, May 16 in the Mandell Center at The Franklin and run through September 20.

2009-05-11 18:05:00

LOS ANGELES, May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hair color, sense of humor, friends -- what are you made of? Explore how the physical, psychological and social elements in your life unite in Identity: An Exhibition of You.

2009-05-06 12:01:00

Staci Wilson also scheduled to participate in festivities at the May 18th Media Event and Official Unveiling Ceremony to be held at historic downtown landmark, The Franklin Institute PHILADELPHIA, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Philadelphia Women's Professional Soccer (WPS), (Philadelphia Women's Pro Soccer LLC), is proud to announce the recent addition of New Jersey superstar and North Carolina soccer legend Staci Wilson to its coaching staff.

2009-04-20 12:45:00

Media Event and Ceremony to be held at historic downtown landmark, The Franklin Institute PHILADELPHIA, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Philadelphia Women's Professional Soccer team, (Philadelphia Women's Pro Soccer LLC), has scheduled a ceremony for its official signing and unveiling of the team's name and colors.

2009-04-16 08:00:00

Interactive Exhibition Showcases the Star Trek Legacy, 40 Years in the Making TICKETS GO ON SALE FRIDAY, APRIL 17! PHILADELPHIA, April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tickets go on sale tomorrow for The Franklin's newest traveling exhibition, STAR TREK: THE EXHIBITION, which makes its East Coast debut on Saturday, May 16, in the Mandell Center.

2009-03-16 13:00:00

Sponsors IBC, The Health Care Improvement Foundation, and The Franklin Institute announce winners PHILADELPHIA, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Fighting a dangerous superbug that can cause serious illness and even death is anything but child's play, but kids can do a lot to help prevent infection in their schools and community, as demonstrated by Brent Bagdon and Carly Mannon, seventh graders from Log College Middle School in Warminster, PA, and winners of the Students Fight MRSA contest announced...

2009-02-18 04:00:00

Trailblazers in Science, Business and Technology Participate in Week-Long Series of Educational Activities for Students and Community NBC's Robert Bazell Hosts Awards Ceremony Featuring T. Boone Pickens and Other Luminaries PHILADELPHIA, Feb.

2008-10-23 15:00:11

Some would consider Rohm and Haas scientist Mario Mirabelli an expert on molecules, not baseball. Thousands of children across the country, however, know better thanks to Rohm and Haas's celebration of National Chemistry Week (Oct. 19-25).

2008-10-19 15:00:05

Kids everywhere have a ball playing sports. Few of them, however, are aware of the amazing science behind the sports they love. In fact, every kick of a soccer ball or swing of a bat is an experiment. In time for National Chemistry Week (Oct.

Word of the Day
  • The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
The word 'cowpooling' was formed on the model of 'carpooling'.