Author: Frederik Joelving

Nature Brings Out the Best in People, Cities the Worst, Study Finds

Nature Brings Out the Best in People, Cities the Worst, Study Finds

A new study suggests that natural surroundings make us more caring people, whereas cityscapes bring out our inner miser. But is it really that simple?

By Frederik Joelving | Posted October 5, 2009

One Small Step for Bioheat

One Small Step for Bioheat

Switching to greener heating fuel could take cities one giant leap away from fossil fuel dependence.

By Frederik Joelving | Posted August 20, 2009

Healing our Brains, Changing our Selves?

Healing our Brains, Changing our Selves?

Personality changes might result from stem cell treatment of neurologic disorders, caution scientists and philosophers at Johns Hopkins University

By Frederik Joelving | Posted July 16, 2009

Hunting for a Malaria Vaccine: Inside a New York University Laboratory

Hunting for a Malaria Vaccine: Inside a New York University Laboratory

Researchers struggle to produce reliable protection against the malaria parasite.

By Frederik Joelving | Posted July 9, 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 Frederik Joelving | Posted June 1, 2009

Sea of Red: Speaking out Against Dolphin Hunting

Sea of Red: Speaking out Against Dolphin Hunting

Armed with science, psychology professor Diana Reiss struggles to end dolphin drive hunting.
Warning: video contains graphic images of animal cruelty.

By Frederik Joelving and Erik Ortlip | Posted January 20, 2009

Whistles with Dolphins

Whistles with Dolphins

Trailblazing our knowledge of aquatic minds, Diana Reiss uses science to fight for dolphin welfare.

By Frederik Joelving | Posted

Are Girls Really Meaner Than Boys?

Are Girls Really Meaner Than Boys?

Asks Kim from Cincinnati, Ohio

By Frederik Joelving | Posted December 8, 2008

High on Memory

By Frederik Joelving | Posted December 3, 2008

Sexing Up the Pill

Sexing Up the Pill

A new birth control pill carrying a load of modified testosterone may boost sexual desire in women on the Pill.

By Frederik Joelving | Posted November 19, 2008