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Feb 25, 2014The Philadelphia Inquirer: Pew Report: City's Middle Class is Shrinking - Maria Panaritis

Summary: The Philadelphia middle class, a backbone of economic vitality that once made up the majority of residents in most of the city's neighborhoods, has declined in steep numbers since 1970, from 59 percent to 42 percent by 2010, according to a report released Monday, the first of its kind.
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Feb 18, 2014National Geographic: Bluefin Tuna - Kenneth Brower

Summary: Amanda Nickson, director of global tuna conservation at the Pew Charitable Trusts, talks to National Geographic about the population of bluefin tunas.
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Jan 22, 2014Philadelphia Daily News: Pew: Despite Recent 'Boom' Millennials Likely to Leave Philly - Julie Shaw

Summary: The surge in young adults that's fueled an increase in the city's population in recent years is a "fragile boom," a new Pew Charitable Trusts report says.
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Jan 16, 2014Armed Forces See Rise in Renewable Energy - Shan Li

Summary: The use of clean energy technology has seen a sharp rise in military sites in the U.S., as the armed forces push into green sources of power around the country, a report said.
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Jan 05, 2014Los Angeles Times: West Coast Sardine Crash Could Radiate Throughout Ecosystem - Tony Barboza

Summary: If sardines don't recover soon, experts warn, the West Coast's marine mammals, seabirds and fishermen could suffer for years.
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Dec 04, 2013Reuters: Growing Wealth Gap in U.S. Cities Hurting Economic Mobility: Study - Susan Heavey

Summary: Not only is a widening geographic gulf between the haves and have-nots hurting economic mobility, it signals potentially dimmer prospects for some urban areas in a nation where cities have long been seen as beacons for jobs and opportunity, the study said.
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Nov 20, 20132013 Pew Scholar Wins Grand Challenges Explorations Grant from the Gates Foundation - Not Available

Summary: Manu Prakash, a 2013 Pew scholar and assistant professor of bioengineering at Stanford University, has been awarded a Grand Challenges Explorations Grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. As one of 81 winners selected from more than 2,700 proposals, Prakash’s team will develop an inexpensive electromagnetic detection device to diagnose infections of parasitic worms in people.
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Nov 20, 20132010 Pew Scholar Wins $1.8 Million Grant from the National Institutes of Health - Not Available

Summary: Gregory Amberg, a 2010 Pew scholar and assistant professor of biomedical sciences at Colorado State University, has won a $1.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study how high blood pressure develops in people with obesity. With the five-year award, Amberg hopes to identify the underlying causes for the cardiovascular disease, with the aim of developing therapies to prevent its organ-damaging effects.
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Nov 18, 20132013 Pew Scholar Wins Prestigious Packard Fellowship - Not Available

Summary: Bacteria have a bad reputation, but University of Utah pathologist June L. Round, Ph.D., likes to look at their good side–and for the second time this year she’s received a prestigious national award to aid her research into bacteria that actually are good for human health.
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Oct 07, 2013Former Member of Pew Scholars’ National Advisory Committee Wins Nobel Prize - Not Available

Summary: Randy Schekman, a professor at of molecular and cell biology at the University of California, Berkeley, shares the 2013 Nobel Prize for Physiology and Medicine with Yale University’s James Rothman and Stanford University’s Thomas Südhof. Schekman—who served on the national advisory committee for Pew’s scholars program from 1996 to 2002—was recognized for discovering a set of genes required for the transport of molecules within cells.
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