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Investigating Diabetes Surgery

Investigating Diabetes Surgery

Scientists have found that weight-loss surgery has a dramatic effect on type 2 diabetes and can even eliminate symptoms. Now, researchers are attempting to find out what is behind this diabetes “cure” and are even looking for alternative ways to mimic the surgery’s results.

By | Posted May 29, 2009

Shedding Light on the Cavefish

Shedding Light on the Cavefish

New York University researchers gather cavefish in the northeastern Mexican states of Tamaulipas and San Luis Potosi.

By | Posted May 28, 2009

Living in the Dark

Living in the Dark

NYU scientists shine light on the origins of the blind cavefish.

By | Posted May 26, 2009

Death by Rubber

Death by Rubber

Global amphibian declines have scientists and volunteers scrambling to preserve backyard biodiversity.

By | Posted May 22, 2009

Greening Brain Waves

Greening Brain Waves

A new brain imaging tool may show us how our brains work.

By | Posted May 20, 2009

Sustainability Beyond the Greenwash

A new website from NYU’s Carter Journalism Institute examines this eco-friendly buzzword.

By | Posted May 19, 2009

Getting the Jump on an Ancient Killer

Getting the Jump on an Ancient Killer

Studying the early stages of tuberculosis infection could help scientists figure out new ways to tackle the disease.

By | Posted May 18, 2009

Electric Shock

Electric Shock

Vehicles could get a boost in gas mileage from GenShock, a shock absorber developed by students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

By | Posted May 16, 2009

Fishing in the Big City

Fishing in the Big City

Is your catch safe to eat?

By | Posted May 13, 2009

Flu Sausage

Flu Sausage

Pigs cough up a mish-mashed flu virus, something scientists saw coming for years.

By | Posted May 11, 2009

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