Bronx Personalities: Dr. Mariangela Lisanti, Renowned Theoretical Physicist at Princeton

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 · February 13, 2014 · Bronx Personalities, Science

January 30, 2014 Supermoon

by · December 30, 2013 · Science

January 1, 2014 Supermoon

by · December 30, 2013 · Science
California has achieved a strong, transparent carbon price

California has achieved a strong, transparent carbon price

  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

by · December 28, 2013 · Business, Science
China lands Unmanned Spacecraft on the Moon

China lands Unmanned Spacecraft on the Moon

By Pete Sweeney SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China landed an unmanned spacecraft on the moon on Saturday, state media reported, in the first such

by · December 26, 2013 · Science

China ventures into Antarctica

BEIJING (Reuters) – China will expand its presence in Antarctica by building a fourth research base and finding a site for a fifth, a state-run newspaper said on Thursday, as the country steps up its

by · December 22, 2013 · Science

Study offers hope for World’s Coral Reefs

By Barbara Liston ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) – A 13-year study of coral reefs spontaneously recovering in the Cayman Islands offers hope of refuting often doomsday forecasts about the worldwide decline of the colorful marine habitat. Scientists monitoring the Cayman reefs […]

by · December 22, 2013 · Science

Full recovery of the ozone layer of Earth’s ozone layer years away

By Irene Klotz SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – – Earth’s upper atmosphere is still so saturated with ozone-eating chlorine that it will take about another decade for evidence that a nearly 25-year-old ban on such destructive chemicals is working, scientists said. […]

by · December 22, 2013 · Science

Virus Alert: CryptoLocker Ransomware Encrypts Users’ Files

(FBI) The FBI is aware of a file encrypting Ransomware known as CryptoLocker. Businesses are receiving e-mails with alleged customer complaints containing an attachment that, when opened, appears as a window and is in fact a malware downloader. This downloader […]

by · December 7, 2013 · Bulletin Board, Science

Bullying and What Your School Can Do About It

School Climate Key to Preventing Bullying Nov. 25, 2013 — To effectively prevent bullying schools need to understand positive school climate, use reliable measures to evaluate school climate and use effective prevention and intervention programs to improve the climate, a recent […]

by · November 26, 2013 · Education News, Science

Renewable Energy 99 percent of all new U.S. generation capacity in October

November 25, 2013   In the latest Edition of Penn Energy the Editorial Staff as repoted: according to the latest “Energy Infrastructure Update” report from

by · November 25, 2013 · Business, Science, Uncategorized

U.N. Urges Europe To Lead In Combating Climate Change

By Andrius Sytas VILNIUS (Reuters) – U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon urged the European Union on Monday to stay at the vanguard of efforts to combat climate change, sweeping aside arguments led by Poland and business leaders that the bloc […]

by · November 18, 2013 · Business, Science, World News

Humans First Made Dogs Their Best Friends In Prehistoric Europe

By Ben Hirschler LONDON (Reuters) – Humans first made dogs their best friends in prehistoric Europe, where groups of hunter-gathers learnt to tame dangerous wolves into companions between 19,000 and 32,000 years ago, scientists said on Thursday. The new research, […]

by · November 15, 2013 · Science

Night Lights And TV lead To Poor Quality Sleep

By Kathryn Doyle NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Falling asleep in the glow of the TV or leaving a light on next to the bed can affect brain activity levels and lead to poor quality sleep, according to the authors […]

by · November 14, 2013 · Features, Science


By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) – A comet is heading for a close encounter with the sun later this month, and if it is not vaporized or torn apart, it should be visible to the naked eye in […]

by · November 11, 2013 · Science