St. Anthony’s Students to Compete in National Rocket Challenge

The St. Anthony’s High School Aerospace and Aviation Club will be traveling to Syracuse on June 12 to compete in the American Rocketry Challenge National Finals. There will be 100 schools from throughout the United States participating in the event. This year, there were 615 Read More …

State to Train Workers for Green Building Technologies

 Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Tuesday that the state will train about 1,000 workers for jobs in high efficiency heating, ventilation and air conditioning, and electric heat pump technologies. The Career Pathway Training Partnerships program will prioritize those most in need of work, including  low-income Read More …

Lab Drops Watson’s Name From Grad Program

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) has decided to remove the name of Dr. James D. Watson from its graduate school because of past racist statements the Nobel laureate has made. The lab said the graduate program was begun in 1999 and shortly thereafter, named for Read More …

Emerging Inflammatory Disease in Children: What We Know So Far

In recent weeks, pediatricians in the UK and several European countries have reported cases of illness in children resembling Kawasaki Disease (KD), a rare childhood condition which involves prolonged fever, rashes, and inflammation seen in the eyes and mouth. Other features include lymph gland enlargement Read More …

Cinema Arts to Show Doc on Cold Spring Harbor Lab Researcher

Cinema Arts will present a documentary Jan. 6 on Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory cancer researcher Jim Allison. Allison is a Nobel Laureate for his work in discovering the immune system’s role in treating cancer.  Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory President and CEO, Dr. Bruce Stillman, will Read More …

Lab Names 3 to Board of Trustees

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory has named three new members—Christine Anderson, Lyon Polk, and Diana Taylor—to its Board of Trustees. Christine Anderson is Senior Managing Director of Global Public Affairs and Marketing at Blackstone, a global asset manager. She oversees Blackstone’s public relations, branding, marketing, and Read More …

Cold Spring Harbor Lab Wins TD Bank Challenge

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) has been awarded the TD Ready Challenge to support its new organoid facility. The TD Ready Challenge is an initiative by TD Bank to catalyze innovative solutions for a changing world. The grant provides financial support to organizations that have designed solutions Read More …

Gaughran Wins Perfect Score From Environmental Group

State Senator Jim Gaughran earned a perfect score of 100 in the EPL/Environmental Advocates annual scorecard, which rates state legislators on their votes on environmental legislation. Gaughran said “There is nothing as important as protecting our environment and ensuring our water sources are safe and Read More …