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UAlbany scientist studying hurricane intensity


La Salle Institute middle school students create 'TieMask'
California teens recreate entire school in Minecraft
Saratoga County teen remains optimistic as pandemic interrupts cancer research
DEC offering virtual learning lessons for students
Crossroads Center for Children receives grant to upgrade technology amid pandemic
RPI researchers working to develop virus-killing masks
NASA engineers control device on Mars from home
BOCES Teacher from Saratoga Springs gets help of 3-D printers and students to make PPE
Stay home monitoring for lung disease patients – thanks to a special musical instrument
Hudson Valley Distillers switches production to sanitizer
Products made at GlobalFoundries in Malta power tech used to fight pandemic
Goose in Idaho gets new bill after raccoon fight
Berkshires distillery starts making hand sanitizer
Saratoga Springs 5th graders learning how to code
BHBL senior shares cancer study findings with NYOH
8-year-old Washington state girl's invention could change future of cochlear implants
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After school event brings hands-on STEAM to hundreds of Schoharie kids


High-tech mask offers better breathing


UAlbany’s xCITE lab uses cutting edge tech to analyze data


MiSci exhibit showcases African-American scientists, innovators


Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake senior named finalist in prominent science competition


Facebook sending $50,000 to Albany software coding non-profit


Middle and high schoolers gather in Schenectady for lesson on STEM role models


Musician blends math to help others with STEM


Kids exploring creative arts in North Greenbush


Researchers level playing field for kids with disabilities


UAlbany researchers developing sweat-based alcohol test


Colonie hotel transformed for the day into tech playground


New STEAM Garden in Albany provides incubator for small business, entrepreneurs


Real-life PAC-MAN comes to Phys. Ed. at North Greenbush school


Siena students build and code robots


MiSci exhibit explores STEM of heating and cooling food


GE brings in Miss Virginia to spark kids' STEM interest


New eSports arena opens at UAlbany


STEM brings magic of 'Frozen' to life at Proctors


300 fourth-graders learn science from General Electric


Study finds more women pursuing tech careers


High-tech chestnuts: US to consider genetically altered tree


RPI students create light structure for people with developmental disabilities


New forecasting tool at UAlbany will help superintendents with snow day decisions


Thousands of NY students take part in 'A Day in the Life of the Hudson and Harbor'


All-female spacewalk inspiring Capital Region women to reach for the stars


Artificial intelligence helps train guide dogs for the blind


'Jurassic World Live' brings the very old to a new show


Schumer pushes to train 'robust pipeline' of cybersecurity experts


Program puts Capital Region high schoolers on fast-track for STEM careers


Virtual reality bringing rehab and senior centers into the future


STEMinista program encourages girls to get involved with STEM


Colorado college offers class in science and technology of brewing


New push to get females interested in STEM pays off


RPI team says fungi could be the future of building


RPI's Low helped NASA, Apollo take off


Experiment RPI professor helped create heads to space


Legos and lemons calculate into science careers of the future


Exhibit looks at former RPI president's role in moon landing


Aerial adventure course in Warren County gets $200,000 upgrade


Capital Region sees increasing student interest in trade jobs


New dino theme park opening in Queensbury


Research, businesses affected by helium shortage


New distillery is first of its kind in New York


"Girls Go STEM" teaches female students about science


RPI researchers developing robot to collect debris in space


Siena College honored for success in physics program


Animals help Saratoga Springs kindergartners learn about STEAM


Robot Milo brings efforts to ease autism, teach STEM


Robotics competition for high schoolers held at RPI


Wireless monitors improving the NICU


GlobalFoundries teams up with MiSci for hands-on STEM education


Albany high school robotics team ready to build another champion


Statewide weather network helping meteorologists make better predictions


Broadalbin-Perth students aim to be best cybersecurity team in the nation


Troy museum's hands-on project a real 'eye-opener' for kids


Troy school uses buoyancy to get kids excited about STREAM


BioBus brings science lab on wheels to Troy


'Robotic cats' comforting patients with dementia at VA nursing home in Albany


Amount of STEM children's books on the rise


$50,000 grant helping young tech companies get big ideas to market


Michigan high schoolers invent device to help girl who is disabled


Weather balloon launch nearly perfect for La Salle Institute students


New Siena observatory has largest telescope in Capital Region


RPI freshman improving natural disaster response through coding


Sky Scraper Farms


Domino artist takes classic effect and adds STEM twist


Special 'Sweat Patch' would help people stay hydrated in hot temps


Glenville maple syrup production giving kids a taste of STEM


Utah teen invents device to help protect preemies' hearing


Esports leagues continue to grow at schools


MiSci STEAM Festival nourishing kids' curiosity


Sparking an interest with Manufacturing Day


Verizon helping bridge digital divide for students


Amsterdam summer camp brings STEAM to creative kids


Manned mission to Mars discussed at RPI panel


Schenectady company using modern STEM to take diapers back in time


STEM Aviation Camp gives future aviators first lessons in flight


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Science

Comet streaking past Earth, providing spectacular show

Comet Neowise soars in the horizon of the early morning sky in this view from the near the grand view lookout at the Colorado National Monument west of Grand Junction, Colo., Thursday, July 9, 2020. The newly discovered comet is streaking past Earth, providing a celestial nighttime show after buzzing the sun and expanding its tail. (Conrad Earnest via AP)

US bets on untested company to deliver COVID-19 vaccine

FILE - In this March 16, 2020, file photo, a patient receives a shot in the first-stage safety study clinical trial of a potential vaccine for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, at the Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute in Seattle. When precious vats of COVID-19 vaccine are finally ready, the ability to jab the lifesaving solution into the arms of Americans will require hundreds of millions of injections. 
 (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

WHO experts to visit China to plan COVID-19 investigation

FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2020, file photo, Dr. Gauden Galea, the World Health Organization (WHO) representative in China, speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at the WHO's offices in Beijing. A pair of World Health Organization experts will visit China over the weekend to lay the groundwork for a larger mission to investigate the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)

UN: World could hit 1.5-degree warming threshold by 2024

FILE - In this June 27, 2019 file photo a man runs on a small path as the sun rises in Frankfurt, Germany. The world could see average global temperatures 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 Fahrenheit) above the pre-industrial average for the first time in the coming five years, the U.N. weather agency said Thursday. The 1.5-C mark is a key threshold that countries have agreed to limit global warming to, if possible. Scientists say average temperatures around the world are already at least 1 C higher now than during the period from 1850-1900 because of man-made greenhouse emissions.  (AP Photo/Michael Probst, file)

Appeals court: Judge was right to revive grizzly protections

FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2013 file photo, a grizzly bear cub searches for fallen fruit beneath an apple tree a few miles from the north entrance to Yellowstone National Park in Gardiner, Mont. Wyoming and U.S. officials are urging an appeals court to reverse much of a judge's ruling that blocked state-sponsored hunting of the animals. (Alan Rogers/Casper Star-Tribune via AP, File)

Tech News

Reports: Amazon bars video app TikTok on workers' phones

FILE - This Feb. 25, 2020, file photo, shows the icon for TikTok in New York. Amazon has told employees to delete the popular video app TikTok from phones on which they use Amazon email, citing security risks from the China-owned app, according to reports and posts by Twitter users who said they were Amazon employees. The notice said employees must delete the app by Friday to keep access to Amazon email. Workers would still be allowed to use TikTok from an Amazon laptop browser. (AP Photo/File)

Electric vehicle startup Rivian gets $2.5B in added funding

FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2019, file photo, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker, left, talks with RJ Scaringe, CEO of Rivian Automotive, about the company's innovative electric vehicle chassis called a

Germany seizes server hosting pilfered US police files

FILE - In this May 31, 2020, file photo, protesters march away from the State Capitol in St. Paul, Minn. German authorities, acting at the behest of the U.S. government, have seized a computer server that hosted a huge cache of files from U.S. federal, state and local law enforcement agencies obtained in a Houston data breach last month. The publisher, a transparency collective called Distributed Denial of Secrets, said it got the documents from an outside individual who sympathizes with nationwide protests against police killings of unarmed Black people. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

Google selects Mississippi site for 1st US operations center
UK, Australia investigate Clearview facial recognition firm
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