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Exhibit explores how childhood toys teach science throughout years

By Abrahm Hurt TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — “See butterflies turn monsters, fingertips become maps and a waterdrop reveal a universe,” read a 1971 ad for Sears microscope sets displayed in a new Indiana State Museum exhibit. Science at Play allows visitors to explore the history of science kits and toys through a collection from the Chemical […]

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Business leaders join the push for statewide pre-K

By Megan Powell TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — The business community is joining the push to expand high-quality pre-K in Indiana. Eli Lilly, Cummins, PNC and other business are forming a coalition with United Way of Central Indiana to work with lawmakers during the 2017 legislative session. “It is our strong belief that high quality early childhood […]

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Indiana Biosciences Research Institute receives $100 million in grants

By Gary Qi TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — A scientific institute has received $100 million to support research for metabolic diseases and poor nutrition. Indiana Biosciences Research Institute, an independent, nonprofit applied biosciences research institute, announced Tuesday they received two grants from Lilly Endowment Inc. and Eli Lilly and Company Foundation. The institute plans to open offices and […]