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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
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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


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


New push to get females interested in STEM pays off


Colorado college offers class in science and technology of brewing


RPI team says fungi could be the future of building


Creating 'carbon snakes' with sugar and baking soda


Amsterdam summer camp brings STEAM to creative kids


Glenville maple syrup production giving kids a taste of STEM


RPI's Low helped NASA, Apollo take off


Legos and lemons calculate into science careers of the future


Experiment RPI professor helped create heads to space


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


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


Utah teen invents device to help protect preemies' hearing


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


Esports leagues continue to grow at schools


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


MiSci STEAM Festival nourishing kids' curiosity


Sparking an interest with Manufacturing Day


Verizon helping bridge digital divide for students


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


STEM teachers get schooled in new lessons for students


Niskayuna STEAM bus to take class on the road


Girl Scouts explore at how water is used to help make microchips


NASA sending spacecraft into sun's glittering crown


Women helping Capital Region students prepare for STEM workforce


BOCES hosts summer STEM camp


Young cadets flying high at Scotia summer camp


UAlbany chemist finds faster way to crack crime scene code


Ocean plastics get new life


Drones offer safe alternative to fireworks


Dome a big leap in Siena observatory construction


Death Wish Coffee blasts-off into space


Excelsior College receives grant of nearly $250,000


Science on tap in Saratoga Springs


Niskayuna high schoolers put a STEM twist on problem-solving


Plastic-eating bacteria a breakthrough in green technology


Schalmont students getting new set of STEM courses


Schenectady County Community College offering summer camp in STEM aviation


Assemblyman, UAlbany try to woo new health building to East Greenbush


Rocket lesson blasts-off at Wynantskill school


Researchers secretly activate voice assistants


RPI making use of leftover packaging materials


Students help release trout into Geyser Creek


Students explore STEM passion through Science Olympiad


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Northeast governors slow to embrace regional climate pact

FILE - In this April 10, 2019, file photo, rush-hour traffic heads east, left, and west, right, along the Schuylkill Expressway in Philadelphia. A spokesman for Pennsylvania's governor said the state was committed to being a part of Transportation and Climate Initiative conversations. But a growing number of Northeast governors have concerns the TCI could increase gas prices, and raise doubts about how effective it would be in capping pollution. The initiative is aimed at a dozen Northeast and mid-Atlantic states and would take effect in 2022. (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma, File)

China temporarily bans wildlife trade in wake of outbreak

In this Jan. 9, 2020, photo provided by the Anti-Poaching Special Squad, the exterior of a store suspected of selling trafficked wildlife is seen in Guangde city in central China's Anhui Province. The outbreak of a new virus linked to a wildlife market in central China is prompting renewed calls for enforcement of laws against the trade in and consumption of exotic species. (Anti-Poaching Special Squad via AP)

UK introduces new fast-track visa to attract scientists

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street to attend the weekley session of Prime Ministers Questions in Parliament in London, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

Philippine volcano alert lowered, thousands return home

In this Jan. 21, 2020, handout photo provided by the Office of Civil Defense, Taal volcano emits small amounts of ash in Batangas province, southern Philippines. The government will no longer allow people to live on the crater-studded island that's home to the volcano. (Office of Civil Defense via AP)

Spacewalking astronauts plug leak, finish fixing detector

This photo provided by NASA shows the view from NASA's Andrew Morgan's helmet cam as Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano works outside the International Space Station during a spacewalk Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020.  The astronauts worked to complete repairs to a cosmic ray detector outside the International Space Station.   (NASA via AP)

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UK faces choice on Huawei with global implications

FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2019, filer photo, a man uses his smartphone as he stands near a billboard for Chinese technology firm Huawei at the PT Expo in Beijing. British and American officials are meeting as U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government prepares to decide on whether there's a future for Chinese equipment maker Huawei in the country's next-generation telecom networks, his spokesman said Monday, Jan. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)

German privacy watchdog investigates clothing retailer H&M
'I did it': Portugal hacker says he exposed African tycoon

In this March 5, 2015 photo, Isabel dos Santos, reputedly Africa's richest woman, attends the opening of an art exhibition featuring works from the collection of her husband and art collector Sindika Dokolo in Porto, Portugal. On Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, Angola's foreign minister Manuel Augusto said that there is no political motivation behind the government's demand for more than $1 billion from dos Santos, her husband and a Portuguese business partner. Isabel dos Santos is a daughter of Jose Eduardo dos Santos, who ruled the oil- and diamond-rich nation for 38 years until 2017. (AP Photo/Paulo Duarte)

Lessons learned from 2016, but US faces new election threats

FILE - In this May 9, 2018, file photo, a woman votes in Sandy Springs, Ga. It's been more than three years since Russia's sweeping effort to interfere in U.S. elections through disinformation on social media, stolen campaign emails and attacks on voting systems. U.S. officials have made advances in trying to prevent similar attacks from undermining the 2020 vote, but challenges remain. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)

New documentary cloaks anonymous sources in 'face doubles'

This undated photo provided by HBO Documentary Films shows a scene from

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