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Construction startups build homes with 3D printers


NASA's Mars helicopter takes flight, 1st for another planet
Bethlehem students win Regional Science Olympiad Tournament
Facial recognition tech being tested for US flights
Florida teacher immersing students in virtual learning world
Rensselaer County announces new solar power partnership
Rhode Island mechanic tirelessly works to repair wheelchair lift
Aerosciences museum back open in Glenville
Early Edison invention being preserved
Capital Region woman wants more women in land surveying profession
NASA gives all clear: Earth safe from asteroid for 100 years
Special liquid chalk killing COVID at indoor climbing gyms
New high school for STEM kids opens on HVCC campus
Virtual reality transported isolated seniors to far away places during pandemic
Utah technical college has aerospace program catering to blind
East Greenbush students study science behind maple syrup season
Virginia Tech students add movement to cardboard cutouts

National Grid introduces new fully-electric backhoe


RPI researchers: Drinking green tea may help prevent cancer


App brings underground railroad back to life


Schenectady police partner with virtual-reality company for training program


Out of this world: Shepard put golf on moon 50 years ago


Albany Law students working to get American bumblebee on endangered species list


'New chance at life': Man gets face, hands in rare surgery


RPI working with Army to improve battlefield medicine


RPI researchers working to unlock secrets that help fight cancer


Virtual exhibit connects Antarctica to SUNY Cobleskill


Virtual Consumer Electronics Show highlights new tech for pandemic world


Robots with rhythm: Boston Dynamics' dancing androids a hit


Colonie company praised for environmentally-friendly way to insulate jackets


Brothers on mission to bring wheelchair tech into 21st century


Organization donates Chromebooks to high school seniors in Albany


Space camp blast rockets virtually due to virus


Switzerland chef creating shimmering rainbow chocolate with no additives


Self-driving cleaning robot sparking kids' curiosity at Virginia school


Tonko sponsors bill to help students in school learn more about artificial intelligence


Stunning images of Saturn's rings caught on camera


Woman on mission to help students achieve through STEM


MiSci presents model train show


Digital literacy program based in Albany being offered to adult learners


Former Amazon engineer creates new app to translate cat meows


Human waste turned into energy at Australia plant


STEM helping GE get veterans back to work


First human passengers travel safely in a Hyperloop


Capital Roots volunteers turn Rensselaer green


MiSci exhibit explores science behind the perfect golf shot


RPI professor helping to simplify coronavirus tracking


Green Island invests in technology for students


Bethlehem freshman makes finals of National Braille Challenge


NASA prepares to touchdown on asteroid Bennu


'Climate Week New York' brings message of change


FDA approved coronavirus saliva swab test developed at SUNY


Pittsfield high schooler recreates entire school in Minecraft


Five Rivers encouraging people to go on five hikes


Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center reopens


Researchers at UAlbany using AI to improve winter weather forecasts


Troy kids research Hudson River water quality


Latham teen part of international clean tech competition


Pandemic fuels push for touchless tech


SUNY Poly working on mask that kills coronavirus on contact


2020's final Mars mission poised for blastoff from Florida


MiSci reopens in Schenectady


UAlbany scientist studying hurricane intensity


La Salle Institute middle school students create 'TieMask'


California teens recreate entire school in Minecraft


DEC offering virtual learning lessons for students


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


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


BHBL senior shares cancer study findings with NYOH


8-year-old Washington state girl's invention could change future of cochlear implants


MiSci exhibit explores changing climate


Columbia County teen creates his own computer science job


miSci exhibit is out of this world


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


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


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


Siena students build and code robots


GE brings in Miss Virginia to spark kids' STEM interest


STEM brings magic of 'Frozen' to life at Proctors


New eSports arena opens at UAlbany


Study finds more women pursuing tech careers


300 fourth-graders learn science from General Electric


High-tech chestnuts: US to consider genetically altered tree


Science

Biden taps Montana environmentalist for US public lands boss

FILE - In this Dec. 14, 2012, file photo, Tracy Stone-Manning, left, is named by Gov.-elect Steve Bullock to run the Montana Department of Environmental Quality, in Helena, Mont. Stone-Manning has been nominated by President Joe Biden to lead an agency that oversees about a quarter-billion acres of public lands in western states. (AP Photo/Matt Gouras, File)

Mayors ask Biden to be included in climate migration study
Expedition hauls tons of plastic out of remote Hawaii atolls

In this April 5, 2021 photo provided by Matthew Chauvin, a juvenile Hawaiian monk seal rests on top of a pile of ghost nets on the windward shores of Laysan Island in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. A crew has returned from the remote Northwestern Hawaiian Islands with a boatload of marine plastic and abandoned fishing nets that threaten to entangle endangered Hawaiian monk seals and other marine animals on the tiny, uninhabited beaches stretching for more than 1,300 miles north of Honolulu.   (Matthew Chauvin, Papahanaumokuakea Marine Debris Project via AP - NOAA/NMFS Permit No. 22677)

Research on shaken baby syndrome helps free 15-year inmate

In this photo provided by LaDonna Thomas, Clifton Jones poses in Fort Mitchell, Ala., on Wednesday, April 21, 2021. Jones, who was imprisoned in California for 15 years in the death of his month-old son, was freed this month after prosecutors and a judge agreed that the scientific research underlying what was once called

SpaceX aims for 3rd crew launch hour before Friday's sunrise

In this Wednesday, April 21, 2021 photo provided by NASA, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with the company's Crew Dragon spacecraft onboard sits on the launch pad at Launch Complex 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., at sunset. NASA astronauts Shane Kimbrough and Megan McArthur, European Space Agency astronaut Thomas Pesquet, and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Akihiko Hoshide are scheduled for a Friday launch. (NASA/Joel Kowsky)

Tech News

Texting option weighed for upcoming '988' suicide hotline

FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2019, file photo, a man uses a cell phone in New Orleans.   Recognizing that many Americans rely on texting, rather than phone calls, the U.S. communications regulator will weigh whether to require phone companies to let people text a suicide hotline.  Crisis counselors began responding to texts sent to the Lifeline last August, the FCC said, and on Thursday, April 22, 2021, the agency voted unanimously to start a process that could also require phone companies to let people text 988.  (AP Photo/Jenny Kane, File)

Unmute, please: Echoes, glitches resound in virtual summit

South Korean President Moon Jae-in, right, speaks as the screen showing world leaders at the virtual Leaders Summit on Climate, at the presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, April 22, 2021. (Lee Jin-wook/Yonhap via AP)

Jaguar Land Rover halts production because of chip shortage

FILE - In this Wednesday Sept. 28, 2016 file photo, a worker polishes a Jaguar logo on a car at a Jaguar dealer in London. Jaguar Land Rover said Thursday April 22, 2021, it's suspending production at two U.K. factories, becoming the latest automaker to fall victim to a global shortage of microchips. (AP Photo/Frank Austin, file)

Turkey probes cryptocurrency exchange for possible $2B fraud
AT&T shares rise after Q1 results top analyst estimates

FILE - In this July 18, 2019 photo, a sign is displayed at an AT&T retail store in Miami.  Shares of AT&T Inc. rose Thursday, April 22, 2021 after the telecom giant's first-quarter results topped analyst expectations.  (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)