Author: Natalie Peretsman

A Clinic on Wheels for the Homeless

A Clinic on Wheels for the Homeless

Ellery Tarife provides healthcare for New York City’s hard-to-reach homeless population by staying mobile.

By Natalie Peretsman | Posted February 16, 2009

Why do we get bags under our eyes?

Why do we get bags under our eyes?

Asks William from California

By Natalie Peretsman | Posted October 13, 2008

Cozy yet hungry or uncomfortable but full?

Cozy yet hungry or uncomfortable but full?

The choices made by fruit fly larvae may provide basic understanding of how animals make decisions.

By Natalie Peretsman | Posted August 29, 2008

Learning Gets a Green Face

Learning Gets a Green Face

Environmental education enhances the student experience in New York City’s public and private schools.

By Natalie Peretsman | Posted August 6, 2008

Rewarding Recycling

Rewarding Recycling

A program that rewards recyclers is growing, even in a state that once boasted some of the highest recycling rates.

By Natalie Peretsman | Posted June 12, 2008

Flushing your body and flushing the toilet – not so innocent anymore

A study discovers that water supplies are tainted with an array of everyday drugs.

By Natalie Peretsman | Posted March 13, 2008

Hope for Those Most Vulnerable to Malaria

Hope for Those Most Vulnerable to Malaria

A vaccine ready for its final trial phase may protect African infants and children.

By Natalie Peretsman | Posted March 12, 2008

What happens to your body when you fall asleep?

What happens to your body when you fall asleep?

- Asks Ashley from New York

By Natalie Peretsman | Posted February 6, 2008

Community Stewardship of St. Lucia’s Treasured Site

Community Stewardship of St. Lucia’s Treasured Site

By Natalie Peretsman | Posted January 30, 2008

A Good Reason To Be Self Centered

By Natalie Peretsman | Posted December 27, 2007

If malaria can be transmitted through a mosquito’s bite, why not HIV?

If malaria can be transmitted through a mosquito’s bite, why not HIV?

- asks Injy from New York

By Natalie Peretsman | Posted December 17, 2007

Playing Laser Tag with Tumor Cells

Playing Laser Tag with Tumor Cells

A new type of laser scan could detect cancer before it spreads too far.

By Natalie Peretsman | Posted December 14, 2007