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Gracie Valena

Gracie Valena's bio


Gracie read the Rachel Carlson's "Silent Spring," when she was in grade-school, and by college was part of an organization that tried to foster environmental awareness among the students.

She is, by profession a writer and editor; by vocation a wife and mother; and by frustration a biologist.


Today is World Malaria Day

Posted Wed, 25 Apr 2012 09:30:00 GMT by Gracie Valena

Fungus from California suspected of killing cypress trees worldwide

Posted Sat, 03 Sep 2011 13:11:00 GMT by Gracie Valena

Findings may prevent oxygen deprived fetal brain damage

Posted Sat, 03 Sep 2011 10:12:00 GMT by Gracie Valena

Virus shrinks cancer cells

Posted Fri, 02 Sep 2011 12:01:00 GMT by Gracie Valena

CVD prevention gaps found

Posted Tue, 30 Aug 2011 15:51:00 GMT by Gracie Valena

Live longer with 15 minutes exercise a day

Posted Sun, 21 Aug 2011 12:51:00 GMT by Gracie Valena

Audubon holds 75th annual Hog Island camp

Posted Mon, 15 Aug 2011 17:23:00 GMT by Gracie Valena

Contraceptive pills make teens' bones less dense

Posted Wed, 20 Jul 2011 15:09:00 GMT by Gracie Valena

Dirty secrets of clean shop towels uncovered

Posted Mon, 11 Jul 2011 21:46:00 GMT by Gracie Valena

Putting ambient energy to work

Posted Fri, 08 Jul 2011 09:22:00 GMT by Gracie Valena

Plants bloom earlier in Canada

Posted Thu, 07 Jul 2011 17:08:00 GMT by Gracie Valena

Children's cancers decoded

Posted Tue, 14 Jun 2011 02:08:00 GMT by Gracie Valena

Solar plant to rise in McGraw-Hill campus

Posted Mon, 13 Jun 2011 19:31:01 GMT by Gracie Valena

MDs to prescribe exercise as medicine

Posted Wed, 01 Jun 2011 07:52:00 GMT by Gracie Valena

NASA forest map shows carbon storage

Posted Wed, 01 Jun 2011 07:05:00 GMT by Gracie Valena

Spotless minds rising

Posted Sun, 29 May 2011 19:08:00 GMT by Gracie Valena

Autistic brains lack differentiation

Posted Sun, 29 May 2011 17:50:01 GMT by Gracie Valena

Violent games = violent people

Posted Thu, 26 May 2011 16:24:00 GMT by Gracie Valena

US targets kids with energy education program

Posted Wed, 25 May 2011 09:06:00 GMT by Gracie Valena

Hopes up for species survival

Posted Mon, 23 May 2011 02:54:01 GMT by Gracie Valena

Scotland: 100% renewable by 2020

Posted Sun, 22 May 2011 14:54:00 GMT by Gracie Valena

Bio-based chemicals to create US jobs

Posted Sun, 15 May 2011 22:16:00 GMT by Gracie Valena

Stem cell research: Two steps forward, one step back

Posted Sun, 15 May 2011 14:01:00 GMT by Gracie Valena

Semiconductor uses solar power to take H2 from water

Posted Wed, 11 May 2011 17:22:00 GMT by Gracie Valena

Ile aux Aigrettes rewilding experiment reports success

Posted Sun, 01 May 2011 08:26:00 GMT by Gracie Valena

US air cleaner but 50% of Americans breathe dirty air still

Posted Wed, 27 Apr 2011 18:33:00 GMT by Gracie Valena

China raises rare metal quotas, Malaysia stalls on metal plant

Posted Mon, 25 Apr 2011 16:22:00 GMT by Gracie Valena

Greenpeace calls cloud dirty

Posted Sat, 23 Apr 2011 15:55:00 GMT by Gracie Valena

Microblog post saves truckload of dogs in China

Posted Wed, 20 Apr 2011 07:03:01 GMT by Gracie Valena

World Mosquito Day - August 20th 2011

Posted Thu, 18 Aug 2011 12:40:00 GMT by Gracie Valena

Liger cubs get canine mother

Posted Fri, 27 May 2011 09:15:00 GMT by Gracie Valena