Author: Lindsey Konkel
The jury is out on the benefits of screening for a potentially incurable disease
Pumping iron may be safe after breast cancer surgery, but doctors urge caution.
Some scientists believe the modern human body evolved to run
Human infrastructure associated with oil field development gives some species an advantage over others.
Veterinary medicine isn’t just about Fido and Fifi anymore.
UK’s Royal Society Weighs the Pros and Cons of Climate Manipulation.
There may be more to high-risk sports than a “no fear” mantra.
New York University researchers gather cavefish in the northeastern Mexican states of Tamaulipas and San Luis Potosi.
NYU scientists shine light on the origins of the blind cavefish.
Global amphibian declines have scientists and volunteers scrambling to preserve backyard biodiversity.
A new website from NYU’s Carter Journalism Institute examines this eco-friendly buzzword.
Roald Hoffmann, Nobel Prize winning chemist and published poet ponders the intersection of art and science–and reads one of his poems at an event at Greenwich Village’s Cornelia Street Cafe.
Experts say that global warming will have a major impact on poor nations’ fisheries.
Ordinary citizens make valuable contributions to scientific research.
A recent Ebola Reston outbreak among pigs in the Philippines is cause for concern among some scientists.
One bee scientist looks ahead by cataloguing the past.
One fish’s evolution raises questions about what constitutes a species.
Alexis Gambis describes how life and lab inspired his science fiction films.
Asks Scott from Nyack, NY
Eavesdropping plants drop hints about ecosystem health.
Asks Rob from Los Angeles, CA
One ugly insect overturns assumptions about the best mate.