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National Grid welcomes BOCES students for Career Day

New biopharma center at nanotech complex to be training hub for college students
September 10 marks official peak of Atlantic hurricane season
Green Tech High launching new varsity e-sports team
Robotic arm helps grow hydroponic plants
Robot dog keeps watchful eye on Virginia college's construction
Shaker HS team wins $1,000 for invention to help farmers
UAlbany to help GlobalFoundries employees with higher education
Kids control giant dinosaurs at Saratoga exhibit
Siena students researching how to defend against zombie attacks
Illuminarium's virtual safari debuts in Atlanta
Researchers help paralyzed man communicate through brain signal translator
GlobalFoundries expansion to bring thousands more Capital Region jobs
Albany Pine Bush Preserve celebrates release of New Karner Blue butterflies
US Olympic flag bearers to wear new cooling jacket
GlobalFoundries to expand Malta complex
Billionaire Richard Branson reaches space in his own ship

Girl Scouts create pollinator garden at Colonie Town Library

Robot offers quick, cheap automated manicures

Largest model airplane in the world lands at Glenville museum

MiSci exhibit teaching physics through mini-golf

Partial solar eclipse viewing tips

Schumer determined to make Capital Region major video game development hub

Texas lab works to crack cell phone codes for crime investigations

Robot helps deliver meals at New Jersey restaurant

New STEM-themed playground opens in Rensselaer

Robot brings mall security into 21st century

RPI's GameFest goes virtual for second year

Drone could be game changer in reviving decimated forests

State lawmakers introduce bill to regulate internet companies

Saratoga Springs HS senior's award-winning protect explores ALS gene mutation

GlobalFoundries wants to build more as headquarters move to Saratoga County

Capital Region students participate in virtual skills competition

Construction startups build homes with 3D printers

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

Cohoes fifth graders meet engineers in virtual Career Day

National Grid introduces new fully-electric backhoe

RPI researchers: Drinking green tea may help prevent cancer

App brings underground railroad back to life

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

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

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

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

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

STEM helping GE get veterans back to work

First human passengers travel safely in a Hyperloop

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


Volcanic ash cloud halts flights to and from Spanish island

Lava flows from a volcano on the Canary island of La Palma, Spain in the early hours of Sunday Sept. 26, 2021. A volcano in Spain's Canary Islands is keeping nerves on edge several days since it erupted, producing loud explosions, a huge ash cloud and cracking open a new fissure that spewed out more fiery molten rock. (AP Photo/Daniel Roca)

US has enough COVID-19 vaccines for boosters, kids' shots

FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2021, file photo, Mayra Navarrete, 13, receives the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine from registered nurse, Noleen Nobleza at a clinic set up in the parking lot of CalOptima in Orange, Calif. With more than 40 million doses of coronavirus vaccines available, U.S. health authorities said they're confident both seniors and other vulnerable Americans seeking booster shots and parents anticipating approval of initial shots for young children will have easy access. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

Teams check destruction from Northern California forest fire

Flames consume a house near Old Oregon Trail as the Fawn Fire burns north of Redding in Shasta County, Calif., on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021. (AP Photo/Ethan Swope)

Israel says US booster plan supports its own aggressive push

A 14-year-old Israeli receives a booster shot of the coronavirus vaccine at Clalit Health Service's center in the Cinema City complex in Jerusalem, Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021. Israel is pressing ahead with its aggressive campaign of offering coronavirus boosters to almost anyone over 12 and says its approach was further vindicated by a U.S. decision to give the shots to older patients or those at higher risk. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)

US military eyes prototype mobile nuclear reactor in Idaho

FILE - This Nov. 29, 2018, file photo, shows the Transient Test Reactor at the Idaho National Laboratory about 50 miles west of Idaho Falls, in eastern Idaho. The U.S. Department of Defense is taking public comments on its plan to build an advanced mobile nuclear microreactor prototype at the Idaho National Laboratory in eastern Idaho. The department on Friday, Sept. 24, 2021, began the 45-day comment period by releasing a draft environmental impact study evaluating alternatives for building and operating the microreactor that could produce one to five megawatts of power. (AP Photo/Keith Ridler, File)

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States at disadvantage in race to recruit cybersecurity pros

In this Sept. 20, 2021, photo Austin Moody poses for a photo as he sits a his home work station in Tampa, Fla. Moody, the Michigan native, got a scholarship from the Department of Defense that required working for the agency at least a year after graduating. Moody said he understands that state governments don't have the kind of money that federal agencies or private companies spend on recruiting and generous salaries. (AP Photo/Steve Nesius)

Neo-Nazis are still on Facebook. And they're making money

FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 27, 2018 file photo, demonstrators shout during a far-right protest in Chemnitz, Germany, after a man died and two others were injured in an altercation between several people of

Canadians released after Huawei CFO resolves US charges

Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of Huawei, prepares to read a statement outside B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver, British Columbia, Friday, Sept. 24, 2021. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)

GLIMPSES: Phone in hand, Barbados PM dials into issues at UN

Mia Amor Mottley, Prime Minister of Barbados, addresses the 76th Session of the U.N. General Assembly at United Nations headquarters on Friday, Sept. 24, 2021. The General Assembly hall is equipped with a teleprompter, but few leaders used it Friday, with most opting for paper speeches. While reading speech texts from phones has become more common in general, the practice remains rare at the General Assembly. (UN WebTV via AP)

Van Life 2.0: Dutch students' road trip in solar mobile home

The solar-powered vehicle is on display on a closed road, in Guyancourt, south of Paris, Friday Sept. 24, 2021. A group of Dutch students has reimagined van life and is hitting the road to Portugal. Just don't call their groundbreaking new solar-powered vehicle a campervan. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)