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December 14, 2010 | Science Center In The News

Drexel's portable breast cancer scanner receives licensing from Philly-based UE Life Sciences

Every year, foundations for breast cancer awareness tout the importance of getting a mammogram for early detection and prevention of this deadly disease. But for women in other parts of the world who may not have easy access to health care,...

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December 1, 2010 | Science Center In The News

Smart Talk Panel to Explore the Art of Pitching to Funders

PHILADELPHIA--(December 1, 2010) – How can startup companies stand out from their competition when seeking funding in this volatile market? A panel of experts in obtaining and leveraging capital will help answer this question and others...

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December 1, 2010 | Science Center In The News

Breast Cancer Screening Device is Licensed Second Drexel University Technology Supported by QED Proof-of-Concept Program to be Licensed

PHILADELPHIA--(December 1, 2010) – A new device may enable breast cancer screening and cancer detection in populations where mammography is not widely available or successful, including women in developing countries, and those under the age...

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November 11, 2010 | Science Center In The News

Science Center Continues to Support Regional Economy Latest Example: Avid Radiopharmaceuticals Acquisition by Eli Lilly and Company

PHILADELPHIA--(November 11, 2010) – Avid Radiopharmaceuticals’ acquisition by Eli Lilly and Company for up to $800 million is yet another example of the University City Science Center’s role as an engine of economic growth for the City of...

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October 18, 2010 | Science Center In The News

Breadboard launches augmented reality art exhibit throughout city

Public art and augmented reality have collided in Philadelphia.   On Friday, tech arts program Breadboard — an initiative hosted by theUniversity City Science Center — launched the local version of the Virtual Public Art Project, a national...

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October 5, 2010 | Science Center In The News

Philadelphia's Science Center battles the powers that be

Philadelphia's University City Science Center is the oldest urban research park in the nation and a powerful engine of growth for the region's economy. Founded in 1963 as a not-for-profit owned by the city's leading universities and...

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September 20, 2010 | Science Center In The News

iPraxis Furthers its Mission of Involving Minority Children in the Sciences From Its New Home at the Science Center

PHILADELPHIA--(September 20, 2010) – iPraxis, a nonprofit organization that focuses on attracting and involving people of color in science exploration at early ages and increasing the participation of minorities in the business of science,...

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September 14, 2010 | Science Center In The News

Entrepreneur-Turned-Venture Capitalist David King to Share Story with Science Center Entrepreneurs

PHILADELPHIA--(September 14, 2010) – Before he was investing in early-stage companies David King was running them. King will share his experiences as a serial entrepreneur turned venture capitalist with a Smart Talk: Adventures in...

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August 18, 2010 | Science Center In The News

Drexel University Wound Monitor Supported by QED Proof-of-Concept Program

PHILADELPHIA--(August 18, 2010) – Patients with diabetes-associated wounds could receive faster and more effective treatment thanks to a non-invasive device that monitors wound healing and is one step closer to market. Emunamedica LLC, a...

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August 16, 2010 | Science Center In The News

Digital media artists get featured on PECO Building

For the next few months, artists will have a chance to display their digital work on the iconic PECO Building’s crown lights.   The opportunity comes from Art in the Air, a joint project betweenUniversity City Science...

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