Green book roundup: Virtual water, bath toys lost at sea and more
April 25, 2011, 10:54 a.m. by Helen Jupiter
From the impact of shrimp farms on the world's mangroves to the eternal life of plastic in our oceans, these five books hold water.
Green book roundup: Erin Brockovich, social animals and more
March 30, 2011, 7:36 a.m. by Helen Jupiter
Five fresh works that take their inspiration from science and conservation.
'A Small Furry Prayer: Dog Rescue and the Meaning of Life'
January 27, 2011, 7:28 a.m. by Helen Jupiter
Although this could never be called a sappy tale, get ready to laugh through your tears as author Steven Kotler gets up to his elbows in Chihuahuas and a donkey.
Survey: 30% of people would prefer root canal over bedbug problem
November 19, 2010, 10:44 a.m. by Helen Jupiter
Bedbug registry is seeing its traffic surge, and a new survey shows concern is growing.
NYU professor to have camera surgically installed in back of his head
November 17, 2010, 4:17 p.m. by Helen Jupiter
The tiny camera will take a photo every minute and transmit the images to monitors in a Qatar museum.
Don't pooh-pooh it: Your dog's poop could be an effective source of energy
September 13, 2010, 7:46 p.m. by Helen Jupiter
A Massachusetts dog park has installed a methane digester to demonstrate the value of Fido's feces.
Google's New York offices latest to be invaded by bedbugs
September 3, 2010, 4:29 p.m. by Helen Jupiter
The search giant's infestation was exposed by an employee's Tweet.
Study: Abstaining from alcohol significantly shortens life
August 31, 2010, 1:53 p.m. by Helen Jupiter
New research shows that those who imbibe are less likely to die prematurely than those who stay dry.
Ohio, EPA call in Department of Defense to battle bed bugs
August 19, 2010, 6:11 p.m. by Helen Jupiter
With the EPA's rejection of Ohio's emergency propoxur plea, the state is desperate to find a solution.