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2014-09-22 23:08:15

CETICS Healthcare Technologies and Legal Science Partners have taken office space while HaRo Pharmaceutical and Hyalo Technologies have each established laboratory operations at the Port’s facilities at 37th and Market Streets. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 What do legal text coding, nanotechnology drug delivery and the simplification of in-vitro diagnostics have in common? All are being researched and developed by the newest residents of the Science Center’s Port...

2014-09-12 12:25:00

334,000 Square Foot Life Science Facility is Home to Penn Medicine University City, Good Shepherd Penn Partners, Spark Therapeutics and Corner Bakery PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wexford Science + Technology, a BioMed Realty (NYSE: BMR) company, and the University City Science Center today hosted the grand opening of the new 3737 Science Center life science building on the Science Center campus in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Developed...

2014-09-08 23:06:24

The University City Science Center’s newest STEAM program, Polymer Play, will accomplish two goals: introducing a new methodology for materials science education and inspiring city middle-schoolers to explore STEM disciplines and careers. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 What happens when you encourage middle-school students to imagine plastic from start to finish? Give them the raw materials, add a lot of slime, and you’ve got Polymer Play! The University City Science...

2014-08-26 23:04:44

University City Science Center and Monell Chemical Senses Center Partner to Bring Scent-based Installation to Esther Klein Gallery Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 The human nose can detect a trillion different odors, some of which will be featured at A Big Stick of Confidence, a scent-based installation by Canadian artist Clara Ursitti at the University City Science Center’s Esther Klein Gallery at 3600 Market Street in Philadelphia. The exhibit, which is jointly presented by...

2014-07-29 23:07:08

Philadelphia’s newest entrepreneurial incubation space is ready for business, and ready to help businesses get their start. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Philadelphia’s newest entrepreneurial incubation space is ready for business, and ready to help businesses get their start. The Innovation Center @3401, a collaborative effort of Drexel University and the University City Science Center to help attract and nurture start-up businesses in the region, officially opens its doors...

2014-07-14 23:04:28

Seven promising startup companies developing online, mobile and software solutions to healthcare problems have been accepted into the University City Science Center’s first Digital Health Accelerator (DHA). The companies will be located in the new Innovation Center @3401. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Seven promising startup companies developing online, mobile and software solutions to healthcare problems have been accepted into the University City Science Center’s first...

2014-05-22 23:06:59

Art Along the Avenue of Technology Hosts International Artist Duo PolakvanBekkum Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 PolakVanBekkum, an artist duo from the Netherlands, are in Philadelphia to lead a dynamic public art residency program, Art Along the Avenue of Technology (AAAT), at the University City Science Center. Esther Polak and Ivar van Bekkum arrived in May 2014 and will spend six months helping to activate the Science Center’s campus through a groundbreaking, place-making and...

2014-05-19 23:04:46

As the University City Science Center’s QED proof-of-concept program launches its seventh round, one of its newest academic partners, The Pennsylvania State University, has expanded its involvement from the Medical College at Hershey to include its main campus at University Park. Philadephia, PA (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 As the University City Science Center’s QED proof-of-concept program launches its seventh round, one of its newest academic partners, The Pennsylvania State University,...

2014-05-14 23:02:09

David Good, whose incredible story was recently featured on CBS Sunday Morning, will visit the University City Science Center to chronicle a journey deep into the Amazon Rain Forest to reunite with his indigenous mother Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 In 2011 David Good earned his Bachelor’s degree from East Stroudsburg University and began an adventure that would not only connect him with his indigenous roots in the Amazon Rain Forest, but also with his mother, a member of the...

2014-05-06 16:30:32

JERSEY CITY, N.J., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Liberty Science Center will hold its Genius Gala 3.0 on Friday, May 9, 2014, with three distinguished honorees-inventor Dean Kamen, ocean explorer Dr. Sylvia A. Earle, and genomics pioneer J. Craig Venter, Ph.D.-and special guest Erno Rubik. In addition, European Union President Jose Barroso and Academy Award-winning actress and activist Susan Sarandon will pay tribute to Erno Rubik, creator of the Rubik's Cube, and the three Genius Award...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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