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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.
Davis Dunavin / WSHU Public Radio

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.

Courtesy of Brookhaven National Laboratory

On Long Island, Friday marked the project launch of a new facility at Brookhaven National Laboratory that will allow scientists across the globe to look inside the deepest inner workings of atoms and molecules.

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Scientists sent a group of genetically-engineered super-strong mice to see if they’d keep their muscle mass in space orbit. They did — and it could lead to new therapies to prevent muscle and bone loss.

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