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WATCH: SpaceX and NASA launch historic Falcon 9 flight with U.S. crew

https://youtu.be/iuP06qZBB6k SpaceX is expected to become the first private company ever to launch astronauts into Earth’s orbit on Wednesday when its...
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Sat, 05/30/2020 - 8:41am
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Connections: Discussing the need for better scientific literacy in America

Pittsford Town Board member Stephanie Townsend is speaking out about the need for scientific literacy. She says the pandemic has underscored the erosion...
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Wed, 04/29/2020 - 10:19am
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Pittsford student recognized in prestigious science competition

A Pittsford Sutherland High School student is getting national recognition for his nuclear fusion project. Simon Narang, 17, was named a top 300 scholar...
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Wed, 01/22/2020 - 8:43am
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Connections: How to address racial disparities in STEM majors and professions

A group of graduate students at the University of Rochester is leading an initiative that encourages more people of color to pursue STEM-related majors...
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Fri, 04/19/2019 - 11:11am
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Connections: Understanding science's "blind spot"

Can science provide absolute knowledge and understanding? Three scientists have united to say that it can not, and they go further: they write that...
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Wed, 02/06/2019 - 9:57am
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Connections: Stink bugs vs. samurai wasps

Stink bugs are just about everywhere, but good news: we’re releasing samurai wasps to kill them. If that perhaps doesn’t sound like a perfect idea, the...
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Tue, 12/11/2018 - 10:04am
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Connections: Was Oumuamua created by aliens?!

Oumuamua is the strange, cigar-shaped space rock that hurtled through our interstellar neighborhood at high speed, then left as fast as it came....
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Wed, 11/28/2018 - 9:25am
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Cornell removes professor from teaching post after research retracted

Brian Wansink, the Cornell professor who authored six articles retracted by the Journal of the American Medical Association Wednesday, has been removed...
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Fri, 09/21/2018 - 6:49am
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Not a scientist? You can still help collect valuable data

The Cumming Nature Center is a little oasis about an hour south of Rochester. With miles of quiet trails through swamplands and towering pine trees, it...
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Mon, 08/20/2018 - 3:35am
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Connections: Will we see living dinosaurs in our lifetime?

The latest film in the “Jurassic Park” series, “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom,” is number one at the box office. It goes to show that even decades...
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Thu, 07/05/2018 - 11:03am
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