Dear Editor, While faith matters normally don’t interest me, the title of Reverend Russell’s January 8, 2017 opinion piece, “It’s not Science, It’s Fact” drew my attention. According to Reverend Russell’s thesis, the Bible is not only “fact”, it is […]
Friday, October 21 — An invention was demonstrated on this date in 1879 that lit the way for a dramatic change in the rhythm of Americans’ daily lives. At his Menlo Park, New Jersey laboratory, Thomas Edison set up the first […]
Monday, October 17 — Today is the second day of National Chemistry Week, an annual event held to raise public awareness of chemistry in the modern world. Coordinated by the American Chemical Society, the effort involves businesses, schools, and individuals in […]
NYC teens conducting original research at the American Museum of Natural History announced the results of separate studies evaluating two animals that many New Yorkers would be surprised to hear are making the metropolitan area home.
One of the most important inventions of our time — the transistor — was announced in early July 1948 by Bell Laboratories (New Jersey).
NEW YORK, March 29, 2016 — The annual economic cost of the nearly 16,000 premature births linked to air pollution in the United States has reached $4.33 billion, according to a report by scientists at NYU Langone Medical Center. The […]
Program celebrated female engineers during Pi day and Women’s History Month Long Island City – In celebration of Pi day and Women’s History Month, the New York City Department of Design and Construction’s STEAM education initiative hosted 20 female […]
NASA astronaut and Expedition 46 Commander Scott Kelly and his Russian counterpart Mikhail Kornienko returned to Earth Tuesday after a historic 340-day mission aboard the International Space Station. They landed in Kazakhstan at 11:26 p.m. EST (10:26 […]
Spain has just confirmed that a pregnant woman has been diagnosed with the Zika virus, marking the first such case in Europe. Other European countries including Ireland and Denmark have reported infections but Spain’s is the first case involving a […]
(Bronx NY) On Thursday, Congressman Serrano joined other members of Congress, community activists, and advocates to call for action on climate change and launch Takesides.org, a new coalition of Latino, Black, and other working class communities and community organizations. “Environmental […]
I was born deaf in my left ear. Nobody actually knew that until I was in the fourth grade or higher. In fact, in elementary school I was chastised for not paying attention. I still have report cards where teachers […]
Dr. Mariangela Lisanti, 30, grew up -literally- in this reporter’s backyard, on the next block. Her backyard was right there, abutting ours a few blocks from Pelham Parkway. I haven’t spoken to her in two decades since elementary school, but […]
By Rory Carroll SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – As the clock winds down on the first year of California’s carbon trading market for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, state officials say