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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


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)

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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)