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Scientists have released recordings of singing humpback whales off the coast of Long Island.

blue green algae
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On Long Island, scientists will study how creating ultrasonic waves underwater could help combat toxic algal blooms that invade Lake Agawam in Southampton every year. This experiment is the first of its kind in New York.

Dr. Saul Hertz
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The Town of Greenwich, Connecticut, is honoring the late Dr. Saul Hertz, who 80 years ago today administered the first medical use of radio-iodine therapy to treat hyper-thyroidism. He then pioneered the use of targeted cancer therapies.

Stefan Nicolescu displays the meteorite during a Zoom call with WSHU reporter Davis Dunavin.
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A meteorite fell from the sky into a field in rural Connecticut more than 200 years ago. It didn’t cause much damage, but it did put American science on the map. And it's preserved at Yale University’s Peabody Museum.

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A Connecticut judge said two expert witnesses were unqualified to testify in court in a case that challenges guidelines requiring masks to be worn in school.

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