Author: Monica

The Power of Poo

The Power of Poo

Farmers generate energy, save money and help the environment, with a little help from some dung.

By Monica Heger | Posted October 8, 2008

The Trust Hormone

The Trust Hormone

Oxytocin may make you more trusting, but is that a good thing?

By Monica Heger | Posted August 13, 2008

Is ocean fertilization really a viable way to slow down global warming?

Is ocean fertilization really a viable way to slow down global warming?

Asks Julie from Bloomington, Indiana

By Monica Heger | Posted August 11, 2008

Before the Big Bang

Before the Big Bang

A new theory proposes a universe before ours.

By Monica Heger | Posted July 9, 2008

Is it true I am more likely to get a concussion after already having one?

Is it true I am more likely to get a concussion after already having one?

– Asks Bailey from New York

By Monica Heger | Posted April 28, 2008

A Silver Coating in the Fight Against Microbes

A Silver Coating in the Fight Against Microbes

Silver nanoparticles could be the next step forward in antibacterial products.

By Monica Heger | Posted April 18, 2008

Art on the Brain

Art on the Brain

At Exit Art’s “Brainwave: Common Senses” exhibit, artists interpret the latest neuroscience research in inventive ways.

By Monica Heger | Posted April 16, 2008

Technology the Squid’s Way

By Monica Heger | Posted March 31, 2008

Why do I get a little bump on the tip of my tongue when I eat a lot of sugar?

Why do I get a little bump on the tip of my tongue when I eat a lot of sugar?

– Asks Stephanie from Claremont, CA

By Monica Heger | Posted February 18, 2008

Suburban camping–not quite away from it all

By Monica Heger | Posted January 18, 2008

Nice bulbs finish last

By Monica Heger | Posted January 7, 2008

Waterless Rice?

Waterless Rice?

Researchers develop drought resistant rice, but not everyone is convinced it can fight hunger.

By Monica Heger | Posted December 28, 2007

Ocean fertilization not the answer

By Monica Heger | Posted December 16, 2007

Double Sunrise

Double Sunrise

A new theory proposes Earth-like planets with double the star power.

By Monica Heger | Posted December 5, 2007