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Orchid Show in New York

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March 6, 2012
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The New York Botanical Garden hosts its annual Orchid Show, showcasing some of the most beautiful plants and flowers from all over the world.


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Reuters (Dec. 4, 2013) — Drone developers are increasingly attempting to mimic the flight mechanics of birds an insects for the next generation of miniature, autonomous aircraft, but one researcher in New York, has found inspiration in the sea rather than the air. Leif Ristroph of New York University is developing a drone that replicates the pulsating motion of the jellyfish as an alternative drive system for future drones. Sharon Reich has more.
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New York Senators Vote to Pass Medical Marijuana Bill

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TheStreet (June 20, 2014) — New York Senators voted on June 20th to pass the Compassionate Care Act that legalizes medical marijuana. This makes New York the 23rd state to legalize the use of marijuana to treat certain diseases. Senators negotiated the language of the bill until midnight the night before in order to have a law that Governor Cuomo would sign. The Governor did not want the marijuana to be smoked and wanted a five year evaluation period. The bill's sponsor Senator Diane Savino made it a seven year evaluation and eliminated the review committee instead giving that power to the Department of Health. Video provided by TheStreet
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