Science

 By Melissa Poe

North Philadelphia: A Promising Solution with Holistic Healthcare

North Philadelphia: A Promising Solution with Holistic Healthcare

Residents of Yorktown and surrounding communities got a chance learn about and experience Holistic health practices recently. The Philly Wellness Association and the Saint Malachy School on North 11th Street near Master Street presented a Wellness Fair. This event and its services were free. Association members provided education on Homeopathic medicine, acupuncture, yoga, blood pressure, […]

 By Monica Sellecchia

Franklin Institute’s Body World Exhibit: Education or Manipulation?

Franklin Institute’s Body World Exhibit: Education or Manipulation?

The human body is a complex and interesting specimen that some find fascinating and others find extremely disgusting, especially if seen from the inside out. The BODY WORLDS 2 & the Brain exhibit is a collection of authentic human specimens that have been preserved, manipulated and put on display for visitors of the Institute to […]

 By Kelly White

Ridge Avenue’s Giant Brain

Ridge Avenue’s Giant Brain

It’s now the Marketplace at East Falls, but 3747 Ridge Ave. is the birthplace of something bigger. Outside, there’s an inconspicuous, blue historical marker. Think of the cell phone pulsating next to you, the car that whizzed by a second ago, and the platform you are on at this very moment. Philadelphia played a massive […]

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