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In downtown Brooklyn, a woman rescues and rehabilitates the birds most city-dwellers dismiss as "rats with wings."
New laws aimed at increasing the quality of life for New York City's horses threaten the future of Brooklyn's last stable.
New York City’s universities are turning kitchen scraps into compost
The MTA contemplates using groundwater as a geothermal energy source
Could garage biology inspire a new generation of inventors?
Just a one hour train ride from New York City, eagles abound.
A Bizarre and Slightly Awkward End To An Otherwise Fairly Interesting Evening
Rebecca Skloot’s new book reveals untold truths about one of medical science’s most important tools
Alex Liu • November 7, 2009
Al Gore's newest book highlights solutions to the climate crisis
Is evolution a theory or fact?
A weekend conference on crazy ideas about the future that may not be so crazy.
How an experimental mind-control technology could hasten the coming of the Singularity.
A new study suggests that natural surroundings make us more caring people, whereas cityscapes bring out our inner miser. But is it really that simple?
Scientists track the city's wildlife with binoculars, ink pads and motion-triggered cameras.
Researchers struggle to produce reliable protection against the malaria parasite.