Author: Julie Leibach

BAs in biology/Spanish, from Washington University in St. Louis. Florida-born (ACR, 20+ years!). Love: Hawaii, chocolate, sleep. And also science.

Black Mayonnaise

Black Mayonnaise

For nearly 30 years, New York State agencies have known about a 17 million gallon oil spill under the Greenpoint section of Brooklyn. Now they’re finally starting to do something about it.

By Julie Leibach | Posted January 24, 2007

Counting Coral

Counting Coral

Coral ecologist Lyndon DeVantier discusses ecological assessment and management of coral reef systems.

By Julie Leibach | Posted January 19, 2007

Sour Sensation

Sour Sensation

Researchers have found some of the major players in the detection of sour taste.

By Julie Leibach | Posted October 20, 2006

Is it true that having cold sores means you’ve got herpes in your mouth?

Is it true that having cold sores means you’ve got herpes in your mouth?

–asks Anonymous from Horseshoe Beach, Florida.

By Julie Leibach | Posted September 18, 2006

Dental Detectives

Dental Detectives

A patient’s dental problems could mean more than lapses in personal hygiene.

By Julie Leibach | Posted August 28, 2006

Sponges: Not Just for Cleaning Anymore

Sponges: Not Just for Cleaning Anymore

Researchers use marine organisms for guidance in tackling engineering problems.

By Julie Leibach | Posted July 19, 2006