Author: Shelley DuBois

Needles to Ready the Body for a Baby

Needles to Ready the Body for a Baby

Women wanting to get pregnant turn to acupuncture as an option

By Shelley DuBois | Posted November 24, 2009

In Kenya, Better Cows for Better Health

In Kenya, Better Cows for Better Health

A parasite researcher from NYU is hoping to tackle African sleeping sickness in Keyna by creating genetically enhanced cows that cannot catch or transmit the disease

By Shelley DuBois | Posted October 19, 2009

New Device Tracks Songbirds' Response to Changing Climate

New Device Tracks Songbirds’ Response to Changing Climate

Research into songbird migrations could shed light on the effects of a warming climate on bird populations.

By Shelley DuBois | Posted June 11, 2009

Brazen Orchids

Brazen Orchids

This year’s Orchid Show at the New York Botanical Gardens is a colorful take on conservation.

By Shelley DuBois | Posted April 15, 2009

Mosquito Mating Music

Mosquito Mating Music

Scientists listen to the mating songs of disease-carrying mosquitoes in hopes that they’ll use what they learn to control wild populations.

By Shelley DuBois | Posted March 18, 2009

Concussion Repercussions

Concussion Repercussions

While concussions can be insidiously dangerous for high school football players, young athletes are sometimes hardheaded about their safety. A group in Boston pushes for widespread education on the issue.

By Shelley DuBois | Posted February 18, 2009

The Science of Art

The Science of Art

Cynthia Pannucci works to join two seemingly disjointed worlds.

By Shelley DuBois | Posted February 2, 2009

Science & the Arts at the City University of New York

Science & the Arts at the City University of New York

Adrienne Klein discusses the “Science and the Arts” program at the City University of New York.

By Shelley Dubois and Rachael Rettner | Posted

Mutating a Parasite to Death

Mutating a Parasite to Death

Researchers find a possible treatment for African sleeping sickness in a drug usually used for organ transplant recipients.

By Shelley DuBois | Posted December 24, 2008

Choosing Cocaine

Choosing Cocaine

Researchers use lab rats to examine the role of choice in drug-seeking behavior.

By Shelley DuBois | Posted December 17, 2008

Red Meat and Dairy Take Toll on Immune System

By Shelley DuBois | Posted December 9, 2008