Organic Haven

The farmers’ market at Wooster Square, held every Saturday, is a feast for the senses. Vendors entice customers with samples of gourmet pastries, slices of goat cheese, spoonfuls of whipped honey. Market calls mix with sounds of cheerful chatter. Shoppers navigate their way between the two rows of white or blue umbrella stands, strolling with […]

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Climate panel skeptical about Copenhagen conference

Six weeks from now, world leaders will gather in Copenhagen, Denmark, to hammer out a treaty on climate change. But a panel at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies said they were skeptical a treaty would translate into real action. Over 120 undergraduates, graduates and professor flocked to Kroon Hall Wednesday afternoon to […]


Hungry? You may be infertile, too, study says

While calorie restriction and exercise are promoted as the keys to longevity, running a negative energy balance risks compromising fertility. In a study — the first of its kind — published in the September 21–25 issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Meenakshi Alreja, associate professor of psychiatry and neurobiology at the […]