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Archive for August, 2018

Annual Pivot Remote Webinar

August 28, 2018 | Events

We are pleased to inform you that the Annual Pivot Webinar is scheduled for Friday, September 28th at 2:00 p.m.  The session will be held via WebEx and participants may join from a central location as a group or individually from their offices, even homes if needed. For those who will join from a central […]

Study Illuminates Genes Behind Beautiful ‘glow’ of Bermuda Fireworms

August 8, 2018 | Faculty, Research

A new study led by researchers at City Tech and the American Museum of Natural History looks at the genes behind an incredible, luminous seasonal mating display produced by swarms of bioluminescent marine Bermuda fireworms. The new research, published today in the journal PLOS ONE, confirms that the enzymes responsible for the fireworms’ glow are […]

NASA Awards $300,000 to Bronx Community College to Promote Geospatial Technology and STEM Activities

August 8, 2018 | News

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration – Educational Opportunities for STEM (NASA-EONS) program announced the award of $317,098 to Bronx Community College of the City University of New York (BCC-CUNY) for a program that will contribute to the preparation, training, and development of NASA’s future workforce. The Principal Investigator of the program is Dr. Sunil […]

DIY Robots Help Marine Biologists Discover New Deep-sea Dwellers

August 1, 2018 | News

While the cold and airless deep sea is inhabitable for humans, it is filled with delicate organisms that thrive in its harsh environment. Studying those organisms requires specialized equipment mounted on a remotely operated vehicle (ROV); any other type of equipment could literally crack under pressure. A multidisciplinary group of engineers, marine biologists, and roboticists […]