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For the second year in a row students from Hewlett High School won a nationwide science competition. (Credit CBS 2)

L.I. School Takes Home Top Science Honors For Second Consecutive Year

The students won the contest with only $500 of funding and a modest high school lab. Most students in the competition partner with universities.

12/11/2013

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Gov. Malloy Has Plan For UConn To Spur More Scientists

One of the biggest complaints Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy says he hears as he tours industries and businesses is that the state is not producing the kinds of college graduates to meet the needs of its employers.

01/31/2013

"Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope" (credit: 20th Century Fox)

Obama Administration Rejects Petition To Build A ‘Death Star’

The Obama administration will not be starting a new “Star Wars” defense initiative.

01/13/2013

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Learning Taken To Next Level At Liberty Science Center As Students Get Up Close Look At Surgery

For most kids learning science is done with textbooks and an experiment or two, but a new program at the Liberty Science Center is taking a new approach.

10/02/2012

Rebecca McLelland-Crawley (credit: NJ Dept. of Education)

New Jersey Teacher Being Honored By President As Among Nation’s Best

For 15 years, Rebecca McLelland-Crawley has been getting Perth Amboy kids fired up about the wonders of science.

06/28/2012

Hampton Bays Middle School

LI School Honored As One Of The Greenest In The Nation

A middle school on Long Island was recently recognized as one of the greenest in the country.

04/24/2012

Maxwell Jones (credit: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: Could The Next Generation Live To Be 150?

Baby Maxwell Jones’ life is just getting started, but if he’s lucky, this hours-old infant could live well into the next century.

02/14/2012

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NYC’s 5 Best Places & Events For Science Lovers

There are some people who think ‘science’ and ‘fun’ don’t belong in the same sentence. Those people don’t know where to go to embrace their geek chic.

02/11/2012

Samantha Garvey and her mussels at Brentwood High School - Brentwood, NY - Jan 12, 2012 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Homeless Long Island Teenager Is Intel Competition Semifinalist

Samantha Garvey has good reason to be the recipient of high fives and congratulations from the faculty and students in the hallways at Brentwood High School.

01/12/2012

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Long Island Student Gets Nat’l Award For Lung Cancer Research

Although the research was complex, the goal for one Long Island teenager was simple – to help treat patients with lung cancer.

12/06/2011

Intel CEO Paul Otellini walks off stage in San Francisco, CA - Sep 22, 2009 - Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Blind Long Island H.S. Senior Among Intel Finalists

She has brains, beauty, and a sense of humor.

02/01/2011

The moon, on its way to being totally eclipsed, is seen with the Chrysler Building in the foreground in New York, Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010. A total lunar eclipse occurs when the Earth casts its shadow on the full moon, blocking the sun's rays that otherwise reflect off the moon's surface. Some indirect sunlight still pierces through to give the moon its eerie hue. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Moonwatchers Treated To Total Lunar Eclipse

The totality phase — when the moon was completely immersed in Earth’s shadow — lasted 72 minutes.

12/21/2010

The moon is seen during a lunar eclipse - Miami, FL - Feb 20, 2008 - Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Catch A Glimpse Of The Total Lunar Eclipse!

Night owls in northern New Jersey can get a close glimpse of the first total lunar eclipse in nearly three years.

12/20/2010

Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks in the Blue Room at City Hall - New York, NY - Sep 23, 2010 - Photo: Kristen Artz / Mayor's Office

Mayor Bloomberg Heads To China

Bloomberg will assume chairmanship of what’s called the C-40 climate leadership group.

11/04/2010

Perseid Meteor Shower

Do you want to see some shooting stars?

08/11/2010

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