Author: Madhu Venkataramanan

The good, the bad and the ugly microbes

The good, the bad and the ugly microbes

How changes in the microbiome could impact eczema in kids

By Madhu Venkataramanan | Posted November 14, 2011

Subway steel dust: a gaping hole in public health research

Subway steel dust: a gaping hole in public health research

Is what we know now good enough?

By Madhu Venkataramanan | Posted October 11, 2011

The migrant malady

The migrant malady

Imported tuberculosis remains a concern to US health authorities

By Madhu Venkataramanan | Posted September 12, 2011

The science of the circus

The science of the circus

Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey come to the New York Hall of Science

By Madhu Venkataramanan and Amber Williams | Posted August 17, 2011

A flying success

A flying success

Barbara Loucks is the woman behind New York’s revived falcon population

By Madhu Venkataramanan | Posted May 30, 2011

Microchip melodies

Microchip melodies

Simplicity and complexity collide in Tristan Perich’s music

By Katie Palmer and Madhu Venkataramanan | Posted January 26, 2011

Within reaching distance of mind-controlled movement

Within reaching distance of mind-controlled movement

Neural control of robot limbs is tantalizingly close for paralyzed patients. So what’s holding the technology back?

By Madhu Venkataramanan | Posted January 20, 2011

Google’s hands-free car: Revving up for trouble

Google’s hands-free car: Revving up for trouble

The company is fueling controversy with its latest technology

By Madhu Venkataramanan | Posted January 11, 2011

The Science of the Big Bang Theory

The Science of the Big Bang Theory

How writers of the popular sitcom get their physics right

By Madhu Venkataramanan | Posted November 23, 2010

Experts are excavating a new dig: The World Wide Web

Experts are excavating a new dig: The World Wide Web

Digital archaeologists are looking for long-lost websites on the Internet

By Madhu Venkataramanan | Posted November 22, 2010

Wine by Wireless

Wine by Wireless

The iPad makes an appearance at swanky eateries to help pick the best wine for you

By Madhu Venkataramanan | Posted October 4, 2010