If someone tells you they are a science teacher…think about it, that really doesn’t narrow it down a lot. Earth science, chemistry, biology, astronomy, physics…these are all taught by science teachers. But it takes a special person to teach ocean science when there isn’t an ocean for hundreds of miles.
Today on the Best Of Our Knowledge, we’ll hear the story of an ocean science teacher in a land locked state.
We'll also talk about students being prescribed a lot of meds for various issues...and spend an academic minute breeding success.
The former police chief of Lee, Massachusetts former faces new federal charges for allegedly taking more than $50,000 intended for Christmas gifts for underprivileged children.
Twelve indictments were issued by a federal grand jury last week charging Joseph Buffis with wire fraud, mail fraud and money laundering. The indictments superseded four earlier charges for extortion by wrongful use of fear and other offenses.
The official count of Vermont's primary election ballots has confirmed that Progressive lieutenant governor candidate Dean Corren has also qualified for the Democratic nomination by garnering almost 3,900 write-in votes.
The Lake Champlain Basin Program confirmed late last week that the invasive spiny water flea has entered Lake Champlain. The zooplankton threatens to disrupt the food chain and could become a nuisance to anglers.
New York's attorney general is accusing a mortgage lender of refusing to offer financing to African-Americans living in the western part of the state.
Eric Schneiderman filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court on Tuesday alleging that Evans Bank intentionally excluded predominantly African-American neighborhoods on Buffalo’s east side from its lending area.
In a statement, bank President David Nasca says the 13-branch strong Evans will "vigorously" defend itself against “meritless accusations”.
The Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy was in Troy today to discuss the Capital District’s role in the clean energy sector.
Dr. David Danielson, Assistant Secretary of the U.S. DOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, stopped by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Bruggeman Conference Center, where he cited several Tech Valley institutions like Albany’s NanoCollege.