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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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NY Legalizes Medical Marijuana

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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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