Long Island Tech & Science News Coverage





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.

First Annual Long Island Business Expo A Rousing Success

Held on April 21 at Hofstra University in Hempstead, the event combined education, information, and support for the Long Island business community.

Springtime Stargazing and Astronomy Events Taking Place on Long Island

Explore the infinite night sky this spring on L.I. as temperatures finally begin to rise!

Northwell Health Launches Contest to Fund Next Medical Breakthrough

Based on online voting that begins today, health system will invest $100,000 to spur further research on one of three medical innovations.

Storm Watch: Spring Snowstorm Could Impact Morning Commute

Long Island continues to brace for a winter storm on the first day of spring.

Update: Spring Snowstorm Expected to Strike Long Island on Sunday

The seasons are changing, but one last taste of winter is predicted to hit the Island this weekend.

Long Island Business Expo Set to Hold Inaugural Event at Hofstra University

An offshoot of the popular Manhattan event is set to give LI businesses the info, support, and connections to succeed.

FIRST® Robotics Competition Buckeye Regional: Watch the Best of the Best in Robotics

The 15th annual, FIRST Robotics Competition Buckeye Regional will be held March 17-19, at Cleveland State University,

For Green Vale, It’s Full STEAM Ahead from Age 4

On March 2, Deborah Gaccione’s Pre-Kindergarten students built volcanoes and explored what household ingredients would cause an eruption.

Could "Deathproof" Cars Soon Become a Reality?

As Volvo aims to create a "deathproof" car, others focus on making driverless vehicles.

John S. Hobart Elementary Students Participate in Egg Drop Project

Students in Rebecca Gaddis’s & Christine Chieffo’s 5th grade classes at John S. Hobart Elementary School recently collaborated on an egg drop project.

Rauch Foundation Releases Latest Long Island Index Report; Are We better Off Then We Were A Year Ago?

New report examines economic growth, housing, and other important factors affecting the Long Island region.

William Paca Middle Robotics Competed in First Lego League Robotics Competition

The William Paca Middle School Robotics/STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) Club recently put their engineering skills to the test at the “First Lego League” Robotics Competition Qualifying Tournament earlier this month.

Governor Cuomo Announces Major Enhancement to Department of Motor Vehicles' Facial Recognition Program

New System Solidifies New York as National Leader in Use of Facial Recognition Technology, Further Protecting New Yorkers from High-Risk Drivers and Fraud.

Robotics Team at Huntington High School is Invested in Engineering, Leadership and Diversity

Suffolk County Legislator William R. Spencer, M.D. was thrilled to join Huntington Robotics team 5016 at their recent meeting on Wednesday, where he had the opportunity to see firsthand what these tech savvy students have been working ...

Assemblywoman Solages Honors Elmont Student Excellence

On Thursday, February 4, 2016, the Elmont Memorial High School Model United Nations (MUN) team and Intel Science Talent Search Finalist were honored by Assemblywoman Solages for their achievements.

It's Legal: First Licensed Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens in Riverhead, Long Island

Columbia Care opened the first licensed medical marijuana dispensary in Suffolk County on the afternoon of January 29th, 2016.

Two William Floyd Elementary Physical Education Teachers Named Bright Lights for Innovative Use of Technology

Kimberly Apicella and Mark Dawson, physical education teachers at William Floyd Elementary School, were recently selected as “Bright Lights” by the Association of Suffolk Supervisors for Educational Technologies (ASSET) at their annual winter luncheon.

Rare Celestial Event Visible This Month According to Stony Brook University

Breathtaking planetary conjunction visible to naked eye taking place over the next month, says Stony Brook Astronomy Professor.

William Paca Music Teacher Presents at National Technology Conference

William Paca Middle School music teacher George Ober was invited to present his concept of “Flipperentiation: The In-Class Blended Learning Approach to Instruction” for the Association for Educational Communication and Technology (AECT) International Convention held this past ...

Schumer Ask Citizens to Report Cell Phone Dead Zones, Campaign to Fix

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today announced a campaign to identify and locate dead zones, particularly in New York City and on Long Island. Schumer said there are many areas throughout New York City and Long Island ...
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