Science

The Future of Pharma

August 11, 2009

Mergers among large drug companies have sorely pinched New Jersey. Can biotech’s newbies ease the pain?...
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Roiling The Waters

June 8, 2009

A bill to mandate fluoride in New Jersey’s public water supply has pitted some natural allies against each other. ...
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Cape May diamonds are not diamonds at all, but they have been known to fool the most discriminating eyes. ...
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Seeking sunken treasures (or just a few fish) in Jersey’s chilly coastal waters. ...
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A bacterium is attacking our red oaks. Will they survive this scourge?...
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Mapping the Smellscape

March 16, 2009

Avery Gilbert has built a career on nosing around. Sometimes the work is rosy, sometimes it stinks....
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Reviving the Passaic

February 18, 2009

Branded by the EPA in 1970 as the second most polluted river in the U.S., the Passaic is on the mend, but much of the hardest work remains. ...
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Love With The Proper Type

January 15, 2009

When it came to love, Helen Fisher figured she had done it all. She had explored the evolution of human pair-bonding; discovered a universal four-year itch that often led to divorce; and theorized that lust, romantic love, and attachment are each separate drives....
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A Bergen County teacher evangelizes on behalf of an under-appreciated science—and sees his students soar. ...
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Raising Cane

April 3, 2008

"Bamboo Bob” Foley wants to be the Johnny Appleseed of the plant he says has all the answers for 21st Century homeowners. And, yes, it thrives in Jersey. ...
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No Doubting Thomas

January 30, 2008

Thomas Edison is one of the Garden State’s adopted sons and on the 75th anniversary of his death, there is still plenty of light to shine on his life....
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Upon his death in 1955, Albert Einstein's brain was removed for study. Then it disappeared. Twenty-three years later, the senior editor of New Jersey Monthly finally tracked it down in the unlikeliest of places. ...
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