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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

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



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