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Katherine Tweed

November 19, 2008

This fall, I gave New York University $13,845 for the glorious opportunity to spend one day each week in their newly minted journalism building in Manhattan. Apparently, what that steep […]

October 10, 2008

Researchers get aggressive with drug-resistant strains of TB and see promising results.

September 24, 2008

Earlier this month, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick asked the federal government to declare a commercial fishery failure in his state. More than 600,000 acres of shellfishing areas were closed from […]

June 20, 2008

Drs. Nussenzweig have only one love besides each other: the quest for a malaria vaccine.

April 29, 2008

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals announced last week that it would offer a $1 million reward for a company to bring commercially viable test-tube meat to market by […]

March 6, 2008

I was pretty excited in January when New York City announced that it would require grocery stores to recycle plastic bags. Now, it seems like small potatoes when Gordon Brown, […]

February 4, 2008

Ever tried to recycle a television? I don’t mean actually breaking apart the pieces to use again, I mean just bringing it to a place that will responsibly dispose of […]

February 1, 2008

One man is revolutionizing how every species on the planet is identified.

December 19, 2007

After more than 20 years, researchers make a key discovery about red tide toxins, with some surprising applications.

December 4, 2007

A natural treatment might work better than over the counter cold remedies.


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