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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.

CSHL’s 22nd Annual Golf Tournament Raises $230,000 for Research and Education

On June 16th, 184 golfers took to the greens at Piping Rock Club for Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL)’s 22nd annual golf tournament. Run by golf chairman Eddie Chernoff, the outing brought in $230,000.

Governor Cuomo Announces $17.2 Million to Bolster Biomedical Research in New York State

Governor Cuomo announced $17.2 million in state awards to 26 academic medical institutions for the training of new clinical researchers working on cutting-edge biomedical research.

Verizon Wireless Signs on to Phases 4 and 5 of the Transit Wireless Build-out in Underground NYC Subway Stations

Transit Wireless announced today that Verizon Wireless will participate in Phases 4 and 5 of the build-out of the Transit Wireless network that is bringing robust cellular and Wi-Fi service to underground Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) subway ...

Where to See the Spectacular Peak of the Perseid Meteor Shower

The fantastic celestial show that is the annual Perseid Meteor Shower will peak next week, so be sure to find a great stargazing spot!

Governor Cuomo Announces Expansion of Free Wi-Fi to Robert Moses State Park

Governor Cuomo announced that free Wi-Fi is now available at Robert Moses State Park, a popular Long Island beach with over 3.4 million visitors each year.

Tips for Observing the Perseid Meteor Shower and Summer’s Other Starry Nights

The Earth will be passing through the Perseid meteor shower in the second week of August, so prepare yourself to spot some of the brightest meteors across the night sky!

Governor Cuomo Announces Expanded Access to Renewable Energy For Millions Of New Yorkers

Governor Cuomo announced the approval of a bold new community initiative enabling millions of New Yorkers to access clean and affordable energy for the first time.

ConnectHome: Coming Together to Ensure Digital Opportunity for All Americans

Today, the President will travel to Durant, Oklahoma, to announce ConnectHome, a new initiative with communities, the private sector, and federal government to expand high speed broadband to more families across the country.

Suffolk County Leg. McCaffrey Calls for Expanded Availability of FiOS and Related Services

Suffolk County Legislator Kevin McCaffrey (R-Lindenhurst) recently joined with his colleagues, community groups and various private citizens, at a public hearing held by the Public Service Commission.

Pershing Square Foundation Establishes $10M Endowment to Support CSHL Life Science Research

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) announced today that The Pershing Square Foundation (PSF) has awarded the institution $10 million to support its leading biology and genetics research and education programs.

Tumor Surroundings Are Shown to Affect Progression of Different Cancer Subtypes

Our environment can have a major impact on how we develop, and it turns out it’s no different for cancer cells.

150+ Jobs Available At Tech Island Job Fair On June 11th

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and the Nassau County Tech Task Team (T3), co-chaired by Peter Goldsmith and Andrew Hazen of LaunchPad Long Island, today announced the growing number of companies who will be offering job ...

CSHL's Drs. Kepecs and Li Honored with 2015 NARSAD Independent Investigator Grant Awards

Two neuroscientists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) have been awarded prestigious NARSAD Independent Investigator grants.

R.C. Murphy Bowls Down the Competition at Regional Science Tournament

Suffolk County Legislator Kara Hahn today honored a team of Robert Cushman Murphy Junior High School students who placed first in the 24th Annual Long Island Regional Middle School Science Bowl held at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Mars Rover Design Earns Suffolk Student a Trip to Johnson Space Center

Suffolk County Community College student Ian Kotler is an Earth & Space Sciences major with an Astronomy emphasis. Ian's Mars Rover design earned him a trip to NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas.

Middle School Girls Encouraged to Explore Engineering as a Career with Girls Inc. and National Grid

Students toured the Northport Power Plant and spoke to inspiring women engineers.

Staycation Fun for February Break: Crafts, Hiking, Museums and More!

Keep yourself and your kids busy this February break with activities that are sure to interest every member of the family!

Winter Break Part II: Fun February Winter Break Camps for Kids

It’s time for Winter Break...Part II!

The Best Shows to Binge Watch for the Remainder of Winter Break

One of the best parts about Winter Break is having the time to watch new TV shows and catch up with your favorites!
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