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December

    • evolution-limbs

      December 31, 2014

      Dr. Ted Daeschler, vice president for collections and associate professor, Drexel Department of Biodiversity, Earth and Environmental Science, is quoted in a story about the evolution of hands and feet from fish fins.

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    • birds-lice

      December 31, 2014

      Dr. Jason Weckstein, associate curator of ornithology, and associate professor in the Drexel University Department of Biodiversity, Earth and Environmental Science, studies the lice found on birds to gain new insights into pathogens and evolution.

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    • chocolate-arts

      December 28, 2014

      "6ABC Loves the Arts" takes a look at Chocolate: The Exhibition and talks with Exhibits Director Jennifer Sontchi.

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    • chocolate-visit

      December 24, 2014

      A blogger reviews Chocolate: The Exhibition and writes that the Academy offers up a sweet experience for the whole family to enjoy.

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    • all-star

      December 19, 2014

      “If you need some family-friendly fun to fill your days off between Christmas and New Year’s, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University has what you’re looking for: All-Star Days.”

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    • fracking-ny

      December 18, 2014

      Carol Collier, senior advisor for watershed management and policy, comments on New York's decision to ban fracking.

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    • collier-gov

      December 15, 2014

      Senior  Advisor for Watershed Management and Policy Carol Collier is named to Gov.-elect Tom Wolf’s transition review team on environmental protection.

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    • dreadnoughtus-academy

      December 14, 2014

      The Academy hopes to display a replica of Dreadnoughtus schrani, the dinosaur discovered by Drexel's Kenneth Lacovara, PhD.

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    • stem-places

      December 12, 2014

      Philadelphia—with the Academy listed— is named among the 10 places in the U.S. that encourage STEM learning for kids.

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    • chocolate-exhibit

      December 12, 2014

      Exhibits Director Jennifer Sontchi talks about why Chocolate: The Exhibition is appealing to people of all ages.

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    • them-bones

      December 4, 2014

      Paleontologist Ted Daeschler, PhD, discusses the art and science of fossil casting in a story on copyrighting fossil replicas.

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    • largest-snake

      December 1, 2014

      The largest snake that ever slithered around the planet is coming to Philadelphia in February.

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    • titanoboa

      December 1, 2014

      The biggest snake that ever roamed the planet is heading to Philadelphia in February.

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