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Among Competition, Environment Comes Out on Top

Cornell, one of the universities competing for space on Roosevelt Island to build a new science graduate school plans on installing four acres of solar panels, 500 geothermal wells, and self-sustaining buildings that generate as much power as they consume. … Continue reading

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Plastic Anxiety

A study, released on Monday, shows toxic side-effects of exposure to the chemical,¬†bisphenol-A (BPA), to be more harmful to little girls than to boys of the same age. The chemical is widely used in plastic¬†manufacturing in the United States. The … Continue reading

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Stars in the City

One would expect that the type of stars taking over NYC this weekend would be celebrities, pro athletes and reality TV tycoons. However, this Saturday night into the wee hours of Sunday morning the only stars worth watching will be … Continue reading

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Scrapes of Zebra Mussels

As this year’s Columbus weekend comes to a close, I am forced to leave the beauty¬†of Seneca Lake… for the hustle of NYC. As I went to take one last dip in the frigid water (62 degrees) I forgot to … Continue reading

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