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If knowing what the new best thing is going to be is one of your passions, then you'll want to check out the latest about Tech & Science on Long Island. From local breakthroughs to national news, we have what you need to know about recent innovations in technology and science.

4 CSHL Scientists Will Contribute to President’s BRAIN Initiative Under New NIH Grants

The BRAIN Initiative seeks to revolutionize our understanding of the human brain and insights necessary for treating a wide variety of brain disorders.

Governor Cuomo Announces Smart Schools Commission Hosts Third Public Symposium

Experts Convene in New York City to Present Best Practices in Connectivity and Technology-Enabled Education and Learning

Gambling with Confidence: Are You Sure about That?

CSHL scientists uncover the neural basis of confidence in the rat brain.

Scientists Looking Across Human, Fly, Worm Genomes Find Shared Biology

Scientists Looking Across Human, Fly, Worm Genomes Find Shared Biology

New Study Could Help Train Your Brain to Prefer Healthy Food Over “Junk”

A recently published study shows promise for methods used undo conditioned preference for unhealthy foods and increase enjoyment of healthier options.

HP Recalls 6 Million Notebook Computer Power Cords, Fire and Burn Risks

HP and Compaq notebook and mini-notebook computer users beware of this latest recall concerning fire and burn risks.

Twitter to Delete Images & Video of the Deceased

Twitter has released a new policy concerning tweets containing pictures and videos of the deceased.

How Well Can Your Child Draw? It Can Be an Indicator for Later Intelligence

Take a closer look at the next drawing your child makes. It can be an indicator of intelligence at a later age.

Quirky Long Island Roadside Attractions

During your travels around Long Island keep your eyes out for cool, quirky, roadside attractions and landmarks.

Summer Meteor Showers: Looking Out for the Perseids

Look up and gaze at the sky as the awe-inspiring Perseids meteor shower passes overhead.

Mystery Ship Found under WTC is Traced Back to 1770s

Four years after a mystery ship was unearthed at the site of the WTC during excavation, there are now answers to its age and origin.

Facebook Ending Message Support on Mobile App, Forces Users to Download Separate Messenger App

In a move liable to frustrate many mobile users, Facebook is discontinuing its messaging service through its primary app.

Unconventional Grilling & Cooking Techniques

Learn about new, unconventional ways to cook your favorite grill foods this summer!

Don’t Miss the Delta Aquarid Meteor Shower This Week

The meteor shower will be active until August 23, with the peak viewing time occurring on Tuesday.

Summer Snapshot: Photography Tips for the Sunny Season

Some helpful summer photography tips to know before that shutter goes off!

AG Schneiderman Settles with Apple in E-book Price-Fixing Case

Settlement With Apple Could Result In Payments To Consumers Of Up To $400 Million.

AG Schneiderman & Illinois AG Madigan Urge FCC to Strengthen Protections for Net Neutrality

Net Neutrality Is Essential to Preserving the Benefits of Competition and Innovation on the Web for All Americans

Nickel Exposure through Electronic Devices May Be Cause for Rash

Coming up with a skin rash? It may be due to nickel exposure from contact with electronic devices you're using everyday.

Savings on Kids Apparel, Cold Shake and Get Cash for Unwanted Electronic Devices

Planning to see 'Planes: Fire and Rescue' with the kids this Friday? Find out how the movie stub can save you $10 at Kohl's. Also, don't miss an offer on a cold shake and how to turn ...

Super Star Gazing Spots

Visit one of Long Island’s observatories, or grab a blanket and lay outside on a clear night, and gaze up at the night’s sky to take in some star gazing.
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