The ongoing Syrian civil war has led to the deaths of over a hundred thousand Syrians and the displacement of millions. The conflict has also […]
November 19, 2013
The science world has of late seemed particularly gloomy.
September 17, 2013
I think I can distill what has improved my experience into three tips for those of you bound for graduate school in the sciences and maybe other paths as well.
April 9, 2013
Rarely do I have a “For serious? That just happened?!” moment while reading the morning news, but last month’s meteor explosion in Siberia was pretty freaky.
March 26, 2013
Like many people, I find flying fairly stressful. No matter how many plane safety statistics I read, I can’t help finding turbulence incredibly disconcerting.
February 5, 2013
For the last 24 years, the world has observed World AIDS Day on Dec. 1st, a day to raise awareness about AIDS and reflect on the progress made and future initiatives in fighting the disease.
December 4, 2012
In the aftermath of Frankenstorm Sandy, climate change — an issue that was completely ignored in all three presidential debates — has justifiably become a national concern.
November 13, 2012
Bipartisanship in Congress may be a pipe dream, but it is alive and well in the Big Apple thanks to an impending soda ban which […]
September 25, 2012
The recent passing of Neil Armstrong — by all accounts, a humble man in spite of his historic accomplishment — reminded me that if time […]
September 4, 2012
I have a confession to make: I’ve been writing regular science columns for the News for two years now and while I’ve written on many […]
April 17, 2012
Back in January, the Obama administration blocked construction of the full Keystone XL pipeline, which would bring oil from Canada to the United States. Oh, […]
March 27, 2012