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The Why: The Philadelphia Tragedy that Changed Gene Therapy
June 21, 2019Freelance writer Meir Rinde talks about his recent Distillations article on gene therapy with WHYY’s The Why.
LiveScience: How Many Chemical Elements Can You Name?
May 31, 2019Science History Institute survey shows one in five Americans can’t name one.
WHYY: New Philly Exhibit Celebrates Lives, Contributions of Scientists with Disabilities
May 29, 2019Research fellow Jessica Martucci talks about the Institute’s new exhibition.
Heritage Day 2019 to Honor Frederick Frank, Henry F. Schaefer III, and Sangeeta Bhatia
May 08, 2019The Science History Institute’s annual event will offer expanded programming and an up-close look at new collections acquisitions.
Mashable: Do Something Good for Earth Day
April 22, 2019The Institute’s Roger Turner talks about rare earth elements in this article about green technology.
Technical.ly Philadelphia: Get a Primer on Fact Checking and Digital Literacy from this Wikipedian in Residence
April 19, 2019The Institute’s monthly program on Wikipedia editing arms people with digital skills. Plus, what does a Wikipedian in residence do all day?
The Chemours Company’s John Sworen to Receive 16th Annual SCI Gordon E. Moore Medal
April 16, 2019Technical Fellow to be honored by the Society of Chemical Industry and Science History Institute at Innovation Day.
Chad A. Mirkin to Receive Society of Chemical Industry’s 2019 Perkin Medal
March 14, 2019SCI will honor the world-renowned chemist and nanoscience expert at a dinner in Philadelphia on September 10, as part of the Institute’s annual Innovation Day.
GreenBiz: Reimagining Rare Earth Elements in a Sacrifice Zone-Free Future
February 06, 2019Institute fellow Roger Turner talks about the effort to find sustainable rare earth mineral extraction.
Nature: Celebrate the Women behind the Periodic Table
January 29, 2019The Institute’s Brigitte Van Tiggelen is cowriter of this feature spotlighting female researchers who discovered elements and their properties.