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Southcoast Team Raising Funds For Robotics Competition

FRC robotics team 5846, the SouthCoast Corsairs, are raising funds so the team can head to St. Louis for the FIRST Robotics Competition where they will face off from teams around the world.

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Dr. Kevin Stokesbury aboard the F/V Justice | Courtesy UMass Dartmouth
Dr. Kevin Stokesbury aboard the F/V Justice | Courtesy UMass Dartmouth

New System Could Lead to More Accurate Cod Stock Assesments

A new video system to assess the population of cod developed by a team of scientists at the UMass Dartmouth School for Marine Science and technology (SMAST) looks promising after its first test at sea.

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Photo from NOAA
Photo from NOAA

Mayor Calls for NOAA Lab in New Bedford Harbor

With the possibility of NOAA Fisheries relocating its Northeast Fisheries Scince Center out of Woods Hole, New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell will happily welcome the new lab to the city's harbor.

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Normandin Middle School
Normandin Middle School

School Officials Seek Innovation School Designation For Normandin

The New Bedford School Department is taking steps to convert Normandin Middle School into an Innovation School, with special emphasis on subjects like science, technology, engineering, art and math...

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Credit: NASA
Credit: NASA

Strong Evidence Mars Has Streams Of Salt Water In Summertime

Scientists are reporting that Mars appears to have not only frozen water but flowing streams of salty water, at least in the summertime.

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TSM
TSM

Fishing Industry Calling For Better Communication With Researchers

Communication is key. That was the message that resonated from a meeting between NOAA's Northeast Fisheries Science Center and representatives of the fishing industry at University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's SMAST Wednesday morning.

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New Bedford High School
New Bedford High School / Jim Phillips / TSM

School Officials Say Robotics Program To Stay At High School

New Bedford School officials say there will be a Robotics Program at New Bedford High School.

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Lightning Likes to Lick
Lightning Likes to Lick

Let the Dog Lick Your Face!

Dogs are known as many things: cuddle buddy, walking partner, a living vacuum / potential dishwasher, and man's best friend. One thing that might not come to mind is a health benefit...

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Hulton Archive/Getty Images
Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Human Head Transplants Possible In The Near Future

24/7 News Source - The first head transplant is less than two years away.

That was the revelation made today by an Italian surgeon. The surgeon from the Turin Advanced Neuromodulation Group said the Frankenstein-style procedure to attach a person's head on to a donor body would be used to extend the lives of people who have suffered degeneration of the muscles or nerves...

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David Silverman // Getty Images
David Silverman // Getty Images

Trying to Explain Deflate-gate Scientifically

With Deflate-gate being the story heading into the big game we take a scientific approach to try and explain what's happening.

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