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Science molds with artistic creation

Giant bacteria and virus sculptures on display at the Health Sciences Campus now illuminate the atrium of the Luo Auditorium. Philadelphia artist Kate Kaman stood in front of an audience of creative and scientific minds last Thursday in Luo Auditorium of Temple’s Health Sciences Center for the dedication of her sculptural installation, “The Unseen World.” In typical award show-speech fashion, sans the Gaultier gown and Jimmy Choo heels, Kaman sent out thanks to friends and family for support, philanthropists for their generous donations and, most importantly, to the most minuscule and ancient elements of nature – bacteria.…

Walking in the shoes of a world traveler

Award winning journalist Boyd Matson shares his worldly experiences of traveling the seven continents Courtesy Nancy Seward/Photo Illustration Lucas Ballasy National Geographic correspondent Boyd Matson confessed to the audience seated in Bossone’s Mitchell Auditorium at Drexel University on Feb.…

The inked-up lifestyle

WALBERT YOUNG TTN (Above) “Baron” of The Freak Kings hangs an iron from his eyelids to keep attendees occupied. The Philadelphia Tattoo Arts Convention had more than 200 tables of tattoo artists and vendors with musical performances, suspension acts, slip-n- slide bikini bowling and body modification acts.…