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Class Act: Grads Take on Reality

The headlines are stark, even dire: "Recent college graduates face educational second thoughts," reports The Philadelphia Inquirer. "Prospects dim for new grads seeking jobs,"...
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The (Mock) Votes Are In

Avi Romanoff spent months preparing to play the role of former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman in a mock school primary.The 15-year-old sophomore at the...
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Wading Into the Gene Pool

  At a recent conference on "Our Heritage and Our Health: The Importance of Being Informed/Understanding Jewish Genetic Diseases," Gary Frohlich, a leading New York...
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Looking for Seed-Stage High Tech in Israel, and Bringing It to Philly

  Looking to Israel for talented start-up companies is hot right now in the business world. But Brian Rosenzweig and his partners at JANVEST Technologies,...
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Seeing Spots Before Your Eyes?

  Among the various childhood rites of passages, many of us will recall a bout of measles as one of them. From a kid's perspective...
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Learning Quality Values From the Start

Tiny hands shoot up as Leslie Maizel selects two volunteers for a role-play exercise at Temple Beth Hillel-Beth El's preschool in Wynnewood. She positions the...

A Date With Bad Breath?

National Bad Breath Awareness Month is happening right now, and here are some tips that make for a breath of fresh air. Just in time...
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Wine at Its Time

Vat's that you say? Here's a toast to Purim with some liquid libations coming from Israel.  Purim is coming -- and with it is the...
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‘Jewcer’ Helps Kick-Start New Firms

For years, Laurel Klein has been dreaming of opening a combination restaurant, bar and performance space where Jewish young adults could gather to eat,...
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Future Shock

Not long ago, macular degeneration, a disease of the retina, meant certain blindness. But scientists are working on an implantable artificial retina that can,...