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Fresh Kills Landfill Turns a New Leaf

Fresh Kills Landfill Turns a New Leaf

The world’s largest landfill is slated to become the biggest park in New York City.

By | Posted September 19, 2008

Planning the Future of Alzheimer's

Planning the Future of Alzheimer’s

Earlier diagnosis and treatment to keep the debilitating disease at bay will help families and victims prepare for the inevitable.

By | Posted September 17, 2008

Fishing Frenzy: finding the right seafood for dinner

Fishing Frenzy: finding the right seafood for dinner

Explore the mercury content, omega-3 fatty acid benefits, and ecological impact of eating different fish.

By | Posted September 12, 2008

Restoring New York's Oysters

Restoring New York’s Oysters

How volunteers and scientists are fighting an uphill battle to bring the mollusk back to the city’s waters.

By | Posted September 10, 2008

Why can’t I use my iPod during takeoff and landing when I fly?

Asks Thomas from Sherborn, Mass.

By | Posted September 8, 2008

A Garden in the Bronx

A Garden in the Bronx

How a small urban farm is helping one community eat well without leaving the neighborhood.

By | Posted September 5, 2008

When Medical Privacy Hides the Health of Presidential Candidates

When Medical Privacy Hides the Health of Presidential Candidates

Too little—and too much—medical information on candidates could deceive voters this election season.

By | Posted September 3, 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 | Posted August 29, 2008

Deciphering Bacteria’s Defenses, One Gene at a Time

Deciphering Bacteria’s Defenses, One Gene at a Time

Both deadly and benign spore-forming bacteria’s genes allow them to eke it out in extreme conditions.

By | Posted August 27, 2008

How the Phoenix Lander Hit the Brakes (Soccer Version)

How the Phoenix Lander Hit the Brakes (Soccer Version)

The Mars-bound spacecraft had seven minutes to slow from a blazing Mach 16 to the pace of a gentle breeze – or face destruction.

By | Posted August 15, 2008

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