Author: Allison Bond

Why Your Fat Could Be Valuable for Stem Cell Research

In a New Technique, Scientists Have Turned Fat Cells into Stem Cells.

By Allison Bond | Posted September 9, 2009

When Immune Cells Attack

When Immune Cells Attack

A white blood cell known as Th-17 might play a pivotal role in autoimmune diseases from psoriasis to rheumatoid arthritis.

By Allison Bond | Posted August 17, 2009

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 Allison Bond | Posted June 30, 2009

Grooming Tomorrow's Environmentalists

Grooming Tomorrow’s Environmentalists

The Audubon Center in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park offers a hands-on chance for children to experience nature, teaching respect for the planet to tomorrow’s environmentalists.

By Allison Bond | Posted April 10, 2009

Sea Level Rise Could Hit North America Hardest

Sea Level Rise Could Hit North America Hardest

A melting ice sheet may cause sea levels to rise unevenly around the globe, recent research reveals.

By Allison Bond | Posted April 6, 2009

Battling Over Aging Nuclear Warheads

Battling Over Aging Nuclear Warheads

A proposal to upgrade the U.S. arsenal has sparked an explosive debate.

By Allison Bond | Posted January 16, 2009

Healing the Body Naturally

Healing the Body Naturally

A Manhattan naturopath provides holistic care and discovers personal meaning through natural medicine.

By Allison Bond | Posted January 14, 2009

Preserving Nerves

Preserving Nerves

An enzyme could offer clues to a new treatment for multiple sclerosis.

By Allison Bond | Posted December 26, 2008

When ‘Oops!’ Becomes ‘Eureka!’

By Allison Bond | Posted November 26, 2008

Groovin’ for Heart Health

By Allison Bond | Posted November 25, 2008

Why a Dollar Buys More Junk Than Food

By Allison Bond | Posted November 10, 2008

Do you burn more calories when you think hard?

Do you burn more calories when you think hard?

Asks Todd from Tulsa, Oklahoma

By Allison Bond | Posted October 27, 2008

Crashing Galaxies Offer Best Evidence Yet of Dark Matter

Crashing Galaxies Offer Best Evidence Yet of Dark Matter

Physicists hope to unlock the mystery of this bizarre substance.

By Allison Bond | Posted October 17, 2008

Odor Research That Makes Scents

By Allison Bond | Posted October 9, 2008