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The Good Side of Brain Manglers

The Good Side of Brain Manglers

Could prions, the proteins that cause diseases like Mad Cow, also be crucial to normal brain functioning?

By | Posted June 30, 2009

Haunted by memories

Haunted by memories

PTSD strikes women twice as hard

By | Posted June 26, 2009

Raising Mosquitoes to Fight Malaria

Raising Mosquitoes to Fight Malaria

Jean Robert Nonon raises mosquitoes at New York University, sending them across the globe for malaria research.

By | Posted June 23, 2009

A Hard Day’s Clam

A Hard Day’s Clam

Could the mollusks of Long Island’s Great South Bay make a comeback?

By | Posted June 15, 2009

Gesture Based Interfaces--Bringing Technology Back to the Human Roots of Language

Gesture Based Interfaces–Bringing Technology Back to the Human Roots of Language

A Minority Report type interface may revolutionize how we interact with our iphones and free us from the keyboard for good.

By | Posted June 11, 2009

New Device Tracks Songbirds' Response to Changing Climate

New Device Tracks Songbirds’ Response to Changing Climate

Research into songbird migrations could shed light on the effects of a warming climate on bird populations.

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Composting in the City

Composting in the City

Learn how to make a do it yourself urban compost bin.

By | Posted June 8, 2009

Is Dilution the Solution?

Is Dilution the Solution?

Scientists study how biodiversity affects the spread of animal-borne disease.

By | Posted June 4, 2009

Chasing the Dream: The World’s Most Powerful Malaria Vaccine

Chasing the Dream: The World’s Most Powerful Malaria Vaccine

After decades of abandonment, an unlikely experimental malaria vaccine is stirring again, promising to outshine all other candidates in the pharmaceutical pipeline.

By | Posted June 1, 2009