Articles by Roxanne Palmer
- Bedbugs Are Biting Less In NYC
June 18 2013 5:09 PM
The latest data from city officials shows a dip in bedbug complaints for the first time in years.
- How Animals Regrow Lost Limbs - And How We Might Do It, Too
June 18 2013 4:15 PM
New research in mice points to a molecular signaling pathway that appears to play a key role in regeneration.
- Completely Solar-Powered Boat Docks In NYC
June 18 2013 1:40 PM
A Swiss-made solar-powered boat is docking in New York City until June 20
- Lighting Up The Future With Bioluminescence
June 17 2013 4:25 PM
Researchers have already put glowing proteins to use in medical research -- could industrial design be next?
- What To Expect When The Baby Comes Sooner Than Expected
June 17 2013 12:37 PM
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's daughter arrived a reported five weeks earlier than expected, which could lead to complications.
- 5 Surprising Things Your Cat Does When You're Not Looking
June 13 2013 6:00 PM
What does a cat do after it goes out the cat flap?
- Wild Cheetahs Speed-Tested With GPS Collars
June 13 2013 4:25 PM
Wild cheetahs didn't reach the record top speed of 65 mph, but they can accelerate on a dime.
- What Does Supreme Court's Myriad Ruling Mean For Biotech?
June 13 2013 2:19 PM
The Myriad ruling might result in lower-cost breast cancer risk screening, but it could stymie biotech investment in other tests.
- Natural Human Genes Cannot Be Patented, US Supreme Court Rules
June 13 2013 11:36 AM
Myriad Genetics' patent claims on isolated versions of the BRCA breast cancer genes were invalidated in a unanimous vote.
- Farewell To TVIS, The First International Space Station Treadmill
June 12 2013 4:53 PM
A treadmill with nearly 13 years of service has reached the end of its tenure on the ISS, but there's already a replacement named after Stephen Colbert.
- To Surf A Mars Sand Dune, Bring Some Dry Ice
June 12 2013 4:30 PM
Long tracks on Martian sand dunes seem to have formed thanks to sliding blocks of dry ice.
- Big Data Or Big Brother? The Tech Behind PRISM
June 12 2013 12:34 PM
Spying in the "big data" era is more about databases than wiretaps and exploding pens.