With NSF Support, Research Moves Into Science Labs of 2-Year Colleges

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Andrea Hook (left) and Jessica Prame work with James A. Hewlett, their biology professor at Finger Lakes Community College, to test their method for extracting and purifying a protein. The college has a grant from the National Science Foundation to foster undergraduate research at two-year colleges.
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Phil Longyear and his laboratory partner were just a few minutes into their experiment, but they had already gotten ahead of their fellow biology students here at Finger Lakes Community College.

When their classmate Carey Phillips walked over to...

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