Science & Technology

Women in Science on the Air
4:20 pm
Thu September 11, 2008

Sounds of Progress, Part II: Theano

Albany, NY – Theano (6th century). Students of algebra are familiar with the Golden Mean, but they may not know who discovered it. Many think it was Pythagoras, but some scholars believe it may have been his wife, Theano.

Women in Science on the Air
4:19 pm
Mon September 8, 2008

Perceptions of African American Undergraduate Women in Their Pursuit of a Ph.D. in Science (part 1)

Albany, NY – Data shows that fewer African American women than white women in STEM college programs are continuing on to graduate school. To figure out why this disparity exists, a doctoral candidate at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Ramona Hart, is conducting research to understand undergraduate African American students' perceptions of graduate education in STEM disciplines. Ms. Hart's research points to systemic failures in higher education that may be affecting students' feelings about pursuing advanced degrees.

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Science & Technology
7:36 am
Wed September 3, 2008

Off-track betting on your BlackBerry

NY – An experiment that could pave the way for changing the off-track betting landscape is about to make its debut on a BlackBerry near you.as we hear in this report from WAMC's Dave Lucas. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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Science & Technology
6:20 am
Thu July 10, 2008

A privately held family company is selling a minority interest

Berkshire County, MA – A privately held family company in the Berkshires is selling a minority interest to a New York based investment partnership. More from WAMC's Carrie Saldo. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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Science & Technology
6:17 am
Thu July 10, 2008

Romney may have to settle for being leader of the MA delegation at Convention

MA – Former Gov. Mitt Romney hoped to be at the Republican National Convention as his party's presidential nominee, but he may have to settle for being leader of the Massachusetts delegation instead. WAMC's Carrie Saldo has the details. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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Science & Technology
6:13 am
Thu July 10, 2008

Patrick was within his rights to fire the chief medical examiner

Springfield, MA – Massachusetts' highest court has ruled that Governor Deval Patrick was within his rights to fire the chief medical examiner in Massachusetts. WAMC's Carrie Saldo has this report. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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Science & Technology
6:10 am
Thu July 10, 2008

MA criminal traffic convictions delayed

MA – The state auditor in Massachusetts says delays in processing criminal traffic convictions are keeping unsafe drivers on the road for years. More from WAMC's Carrie Saldo. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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Science & Technology
6:06 am
Thu July 10, 2008

Budget chief warning budget deficit could worsen

Hartford, CT – Connecticut Governor Jodi Rell's budget chief is warning state lawmakers that the projected $150 million state budget deficit could worsen. Details from WAMC's Carrie Saldo.
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Science & Technology
7:00 am
Mon June 30, 2008

Nader raises $2,000 in Connecticut fundraiser

Litchfield, CT – Connecticut native and presidential
candidate Ralph Nader has made a campaign stop in the state to raise money for his campaign. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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