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Upper West Side »

Learn About Bizarre Creatures That Thrive in Extreme Conditions at AMNH

A vulture that can fly to 37,000 feet is one of many odd creatures featured in the new exhibit.  

Downtown Brooklyn »

Math Teacher Honored for Helping Students From War-Torn Countries

Megan Driscoll Berdugo teaches geometry and calculus at Brooklyn International High School.

Belmont »

De Blasio Announces $650M Tech Upgrade for City Schools

The money will go toward helping schools upgrade their broadband internet access.

Upper West Side »

Councilwoman Wants to Restrict Science Experiment That Burned Students

The "rainbow experiment" that burned students is too dangerous, a local official said.

Upper West Side »

Whiz Kids Discover Way to Dissolve Styrofoam for National Contest

Styrofoam takes centuries to decompose, but three UWS students think they've found a new solution. 

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Kids Week Brings 'Star Wars,' Superheroes and Broadway to Intrepid Museum

The week teaches kids about history and science with entertaining exhibits and talks.

Fort Greene »

Student Makes Green Energy Strides with Electricity-Generating Floor Tile

Daniel Alhadeff is testing his idea to harness the energy created by footsteps to generate power.

Bed-Stuy »

Bed-Stuy Kids Use Robotics to Solve Real World Problems

DIVAS for Social Justice is sending a group of kids aged 9 to 14 to a robotics tournament on Saturday.

Upper East Side »

UES Medical Institutions to Research Life-Saving Drugs at New Facility

The newly formed Tri-Institutional Therapeutics Discovery Institute is meant to speed up drug-making.

Prospect Heights »

Petition Demands Brooklyn Botanic Garden Reinstate Its Science Department

More than 1,200 petitioners have added their names to an online campaign for the now-defunct department

Bed-Stuy »

Affordable Tech Camp Teaches Bed-Stuy Kids About Social Issues

At the DIVAS for Social Justice STEAM Camp, kids make robots and think about their neighborhood.

Bed-Stuy »

Bed-Stuy School Opens New $400,000 Science Lab One Year After Closure Scare

P.S. 256 was called a failing school by the DOE in 2011, but took itself off the closure list last year.

Greenpoint »

Visitors Float on Goo at Brooklyn Science and Art Museum Pop-Up

McCarren Park is hosting the museum's first pop-up exhibit with oobleck and papier-mâché.

Corona »

New York Hall of Science Honors Young Corona Immigrant

Maria Taveras, 22, moved here from the Dominican Republic in 2006, and works as a science explainer.