Monthly Archive

April 2009

April 26, 2009

A Columbia University researcher discusses the urban heat island effect and the university's green roof research station.

April 22, 2009

Dairy farmers know that happy cows just keep on giving.

April 20, 2009

Scientists are researching ways to use a “gene knockout” technique known as RNA interference to help fight HIV.

April 15, 2009

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

April 10, 2009

The Audubon Center in Brooklyn's Prospect Park offers a hands-on chance for children to experience nature, teaching respect for the planet to tomorrow's environmentalists.

April 6, 2009

A melting ice sheet may cause sea levels to rise unevenly around the globe, recent research reveals.

April 3, 2009

New tricks to breed sexier Mediterranean fruit flies could improve control of an important agricultural pest.

April 1, 2009

Google launches software designed to help homeowners reduce electricity consumption.


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