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Philadelphia engineer creates backup ventilators for coronavirus pandemic

The Drexel University team drew on concepts from the 1960s ventilators that were used by the Army or rescue teams.

By Maiken Scott/WHYY

Tower Health clashes with nurses as it takes over St. Christopher’s

Tower Health and Drexel agreed to recognize the union that represents 500 registered nurses, but the new owners did not agree to assume the nurses’ old contract.

By Nina Feldman/WHYY

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Drexel wants to evict food trucks from a busy block of Market Street

It isn’t the first time Philadelphia City Council has considered restricting food vendors that serve Drexel.

By Jake Blumgart/WHYY

Virtual reality meets industry reality at Philly universities

Industries are spending billions of dollars to develop VR applications for their businesses, a trend expected to grow in the next few years.

By Peter Crimmins/WHYY

Prosecutor: Drexel professor spent federal grants at strip clubs

Chika Nwankpa misappropriated grant money from the Navy, the Department of Energy and the National Science Foundation over a period of 10 years, the U.S. attorney’s office said.

By The Associated Press

‘They’re bursting at the seams’: As Hahnemann closes labor unit, concerns over lack of maternity wards in Philly

Philadelphia area nurses, midwives and other medical providers said the loss of a hospital like Hahnemann that takes many low-income, Medicaid-dependent patients is unfathomable.

By Emily Scott/WHYY