Author: Karina Hamalainen

Everyone tells me I can get Lyme disease from a tick. Is this the only thing I can get from them?

Everyone tells me I can get Lyme disease from a tick. Is this the only thing I can get from them?

Asks Jukka from Medford, NJ

By Karina Hamalainen | Posted July 14, 2008

Martian Sleuths

Martian Sleuths

With the help of robots, Joy Crisp is solving the mysteries of Mars.

By Karina Hamalainen | Posted July 2, 2008

Green Vaccines?

By Karina Hamalainen | Posted June 12, 2008

Smoking Gene

Smoking Gene

Genetics may someday help smokers decide the best way to quit.

By Karina Hamalainen | Posted May 7, 2008

Is it true that an astronaut brought an iPod to space? What other weird stuff has made that trip?

Is it true that an astronaut brought an iPod to space? What other weird stuff has made that trip?

– Asks JB from Denver, CO

By Karina Hamalainen | Posted March 24, 2008

How to Fossilize Your Hamster

By Karina Hamalainen | Posted March 4, 2008

Is there really such a thing as a “green flash” at sunset and sunrise?

Is there really such a thing as a “green flash” at sunset and sunrise?

– asks Jessie from New York

By Karina Hamalainen | Posted December 10, 2007