Author: Rachael Rettner
Newly discovered compounds can kill tuberculosis bacteria while it is in its dormant state.
Using ferrets to predict the virus’s virulence.
The Debate Over Financial Incentives for Organ Donation
Solar thermal energy, or “solar hot water,” may not get much hype, but don’t count it out of the renewable energy equation.
Scientists have found that weight-loss surgery has a dramatic effect on type 2 diabetes and can even eliminate symptoms. Now, researchers are attempting to find out what is behind this diabetes “cure” and are even looking for alternative ways to mimic the surgery’s results.
Studying the early stages of tuberculosis infection could help scientists figure out new ways to tackle the disease.
Could increasing global temperatures cause this tropical disease to spread?
A Columbia University researcher discusses the urban heat island effect and the university’s green roof research station.
Scientists are researching ways to use a “gene knockout” technique known as RNA interference to help fight HIV.
Adding the right kind of bacteria, scientists find, can boost plant growth on poor quality soil.
Adrienne Klein discusses the “Science and the Arts” program at the City University of New York.
Natalie Jeremijenko, NYU professor and Environmental Health Clinic founder, bridges disciplines to promote social and environmental change.
A recent study has sparked debate about the safety of artificial blood.
A new study finds that gut microbes may help protect against the onset of type 1 diabetes.
Improving this enzyme’s function decreases tissue damage during a heart attack and could even help with hangovers.
Asks Steve from Florida