Bill Little loves riding his bike from his Altamont home and has talked the Mohawk-Hudson Cycling Club into entering its annual Century Weekend event at the fairgrounds in September, with rides varying in length from 7 to 100 miles, traversing the Helderbergs on back-country roads, and concluding with a catered lunch at the Dutch Barn.
Kim Blasiak is passionate about advocating for students with special needs, starting with her son but extending to help other parents. She founded a Special Education PTA for the Guilderland schools where parents and teachers are working together.
Dr. Kenneth Weinberg, with Cannabis Doctors of New York, says that even many physicians don’t know that humans and other mammals have an endocannabinoid system, which regulates many processes including pregnancy, mood, memory, appetite, and pain sensation.
Richard Perez believes the world could easily power itself entirely with renewable energy. A research professor at the University at Albany's Atmospheric sciences Research Center, he developed a model that predicts how much solar energy will be on panels at different times of year based on weather patterns.
Febronia Mansour, a senior at Guilderland High School, discusses her last three years of studies that range from the study of one's gait to examining the link of Alzheimer's disease and autism and using the species Caenorhabditis elegans, a type of roundworm, to study neuroscience.