Friday, March 13, 2015
Monday, February 10, 2014
By Beth Fertig
Mayor de Blasio said more native New Yorkers should be tapping into the city's high-tech industry so he's looking to create a two-year STEM associates program at the City University of New York to help them.
Friday, January 10, 2014
By Patricia Willens : Editor, WNYC News
Small tubes of powdered milk and mushroom spores sped into earth's orbit on Thursday as part of science experiments conducted by two groups of New York City students.
Tuesday, October 01, 2013
Dr. Nirav Shah, the New York State Health Commissioner, answers your questions about the health insurance exchanges, which go live today. Plus: Susan Page of USA Today on the DC shutdown; Paul Danahar, former Middle East bureau chief for the BBC, talks about regional politics; and Ellen Futter, president of the American Museum of Natural History, talks about the museum’s new teacher training program. And we take your calls on today’s Public Advocate run-off as part of an Informal, Unofficial, Thoroughly Unscientific Exit Poll.
Tuesday, July 30, 2013
By Jeannie Choi
Ten-year-old John Coburn was bent over his laptop typing and clicking away. Carefully, he connected a small stuffed “android,” which he sewed out of felt, to his computer, typed a command and watched the android's tiny light-bulb eyes blink faster.
Sunday, June 30, 2013
By Yasmeen Khan
As the school year ended, and awards distributed to students for a variety of accomplishments, one New York City student was crowned "Science Genius." The competition wasn't in a lab or a classroom -- it was on stage, in a Hip Hop battle.