The Color of Cancer: Time for a Change
Black lifespans in NYC are 7 years shorter than white are, and many are cut short by cancer. Policy could change that.
Off the Top, Rap Comedy Theater in NYC
The new rap comedy on the science of improvisation, Off the Top, is the latest brain child of hip-hop performer MC Baba Brinkman and neuroscientist Heather Berlin, PhD. What do people really know about the human brain’s activity when we create something new, specifically, do improv? Quite a lot, it turns out, thanks to this…
Zika: The STD We Aren’t Thinking About Yet
Mosquitoes carrying Zika haven’t reached the U.S., but we do have 819 Zika-infected people here who could pass the virus on to others through sex.
Gasland Part II Movie Premier at Tribeca Reviewed
Gasland Part II Documentary Premier The audience rose for a standing ovation after the sold-out Gasland Part II documentary. It was a world premier of the new movie on fracking held at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City on April 21. This movie shows film and entertainment at its best, informing and enlightening the audience on an important, global political issue…