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Monica Heger

October 8, 2008

Farmers generate energy, save money and help the environment, with a little help from some dung.

August 13, 2008

Oxytocin may make you more trusting, but is that a good thing?

July 9, 2008

A new theory proposes a universe before ours.

April 18, 2008

Silver nanoparticles could be the next step forward in antibacterial products.

April 16, 2008

At Exit Art's "Brainwave: Common Senses" exhibit, artists interpret the latest neuroscience research in inventive ways.

March 31, 2008

The best new technology often comes from its exact opposite—nature. Case in point, the Humboldt squid, which manage to use a hard, razor sharp beak to kill and rip up […]

January 18, 2008

I spent the first three days of the New Year camping in Joshua Tree National Park in southern California. It was my first time and I expected to be out […]

January 7, 2008

Fluorescent light bulbs could change the world. So why aren’t they? According to The Economist changing our light bulbs is the most cost effective way to reduce greenhouse emissions, yet […]

December 28, 2007

Researchers develop drought resistant rice, but not everyone is convinced it can fight hunger.

December 16, 2007

Fertilizing the ocean may not slow down global warming. The controversial process of dumping urea or iron into the ocean to induce an algae bloom in order to remove CO2 […]

December 5, 2007

A new theory proposes Earth-like planets with double the star power.


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