A new study found wide-ranging differences in lifespan in six major Latin American cities. The findings – which may be the first to give comprehensive, standardized data about life expectancy at birth within small areas of the cities – help researchers pinpoint what forces are linked to these disparities and what lessons can be learned by Philadelphia and other cities experiencing similar issues.
Karen Weaver, EdD, an associate clinical professor in the Sport Management program of the LeBow College of Business, talks about the economics behind college basketball broadcast decisions.
No matter who is in elected office, from time to time, citizens may agree or disagree with specific policies, positions, action or inaction, but public trust in our elected representatives is at a mere 17 […]
A comprehensive analysis of two decades-worth of research on how nanomaterials are being used to improve energy storage technology, published in the latest edition of Science, suggests that they will play an important role in […]
Food entrepreneurs are disrupting the industry with startup businesses that vary in flavor and appeal. From cakes, cookies and tea to fresh meals ready to be cooked and delivered to your doorstep, to food trucks […]
Advances in screening and treatments for a broad range of chronic diseases have led to improvements in health, yet many lack access to such care – leading researchers, health care providers and public health agencies on a long, collective mission to find out why.
The EXO-200 Collaboration, featuring Michelle Dolinski, PhD, published an analysis of neutrinoless double beta decay in Physical Review Letters in October 2019.
It comes as no surprise that coal companies, railroads and electrical utilities are the most numerous and influential members of the Climate Change Countermovement (CCCM). What’s less clear, is exactly who plays a role in […]
Environmental disasters, mass violence, disease outbreaks, and other dangers to health and safety keep cities in constant planning mode. Now, thanks to a public health risk assessment tool (PHRAT) developed at Drexel, Philadelphia and other […]
This month people who love getting scared will have another option for getting their frights in Philadelphia. With some help from researchers and students in Westphal College’s Immersive Research Lab, renowned performance art and dance […]