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Erica Westly

BS in biochemistry from Marlboro College, MS in neuroscience from Case Western Reserve University. Completed three years of neuroscience PhD program before realizing that academic science and I were never going to be a good fit. Enjoys good coffee, anything written by Kurt Vonnegut or Oliver Sacks, and traveling to far away places.

August 24, 2007

A mysterious heron colony sets up camp in a Queens housing project.

July 23, 2007

- asks M.P. from New York, NY

July 18, 2007

Can physics solve the mystery of avian flight?

June 4, 2007

The Russian polonium case reminds us how fascinating poison stories can be.

April 9, 2007

- asks K. York from Madrid, Spain

March 23, 2007

A look at the emissions scenarios climate scientists use to predict the future.

March 7, 2007

A Yale researcher applies behavioral therapy to Tourette Syndrome.

January 22, 2007

A New York psychologist sheds light on the realities of terminal illness in American children.

November 1, 2006

Cancer cells may cooperate to withstand their host's immune response.

 
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