Franklin Institute Laureates award

CENTER CITY (WPVI) -- It was an impressive meeting of the minds at the Franklin Institute in Center City Tuesday.

Some of the world's most accomplished scientists arrived, as recipients of the prestigious Franklin Institute Laureates award.

Many of them met with students and museum visitors and demonstrated their groundbreaking innovations, from creating a new understanding of cardiovascular disease to uncovering some of the earth's mysteries underground.

Each scientist will receive a medal for their work, at a special ceremony on Thursday.
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