by Lucy Gellman | Feb 25, 2017 2:14 pm | Comments (3)
New Havener Bethany Wider knows what it’s like to rely on the Affordable Care Act (ACA). So when she heard rumblings of a grassroots rally to support the ACA in New Haven, she perked up, got her sign-making materials in order, and headed to the New Haven Green.
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by Lucy Gellman | Nov 2, 2016 7:07 am
The most recent programs on WNHH radio explore FBI Director James Comey’s statement on Hillary Clinton’s email server, one woman’s devastating battle with scleroderma, and school-based health clinics.
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by Allan Appel | Jul 8, 2016 6:12 am
If highly accomplished Bryn Mawr and Wellesley graduates couldn’t get jobs in the male-dominated sciences in early 20th-century America and Britain, they found another alternative: Board a steamer, then take a wagon, then mount a donkey, and eventually be welcomed with wide open arms at universities in China.
There these pioneers taught biology, mathematics, and pre-med. In the process, they helped to inspire and advance opportunities for Asian women.
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by Allan Appel | Jun 23, 2016 6:02 am
Displaying complete animal dominance over his triceratops, 2-year-old James Conte represented the fourth generation of his family to be dazzled by the various fierce ceretopsians and other holdings of our hometown treasure, the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History.
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by Aliyya Swaby | Jun 2, 2016 6:40 am | Comments (3)
Nyasia Mercer said now that Common Ground has a new building able to accommodate a major expansion in students and activities, the school will no longer be a secret to those outside of its grounds.
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by Staff | Apr 1, 2016 4:33 am
Yale-New Haven Hospital surgeons became the first in the nation to perform a thyroid and parathyroidectomy that avoids visible scarring.
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by Lucy Gellman | Mar 3, 2016 7:42 am | Comments (1)
MakeHaven, the techie maker space on State Street, is trying something new this Friday and Saturday: its first inaugural Make-A-Thon, intended to familiarize more local tinkerers with the organization, its staff, and its tools.
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by Paul Bass | May 19, 2015 4:17 pm
Two budding housing designers were hard at work on Orchard Street and Legion Avenue.
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by Paul Bass | May 12, 2015 1:42 pm | Comments (1)
What I learned on the first morning of this year’s citywide Science Fair as judges visited 235 exhibits mounted by public-school students from pre-K through 12 grade:
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by Aliyya Swaby | May 4, 2015 4:08 pm | Comments (2)
Katherine Perez knew since she took her first advanced physics class that she wanted to be a scientist. Now a rising junior at Southern Connecticut State University, she will get a step closer this summer through a fellowship in nanotechnology and medicine.
Continue reading ‘City, SCSU Team Up On Global Science Hub’