These are the news articles for the selected month.
May 31, 2009Knowing your enemy is important in identifying possible illnesses if you have been bitten by a tick.
May 26, 2009If you come across a rock in its natural setting, you will likely find it covered by lichens, proof that nature is alive.
May 24, 2009
A $5,000 Smithsonian grant will help Piedmont Arts Association and the Virginia Museum of Natural History (VMNH) create an educational garden.
May 22, 2009MARTINSVILLE, Va. - The journey begins in a Parisian crypt, circa 1400s. A doctor peers from behind a spooky birdlike mask, surrounded by four walls of bones.
May 18, 2009The journey begins in a Parisian crypt, circa 1400s. A doctor peers from behind a spooky birdlike mask, surrounded by four walls of bones. The mask, with its long, dark beak and beady black eyes, was once considered required equipment to keep doctors safe from The Plague. By filling it with herbs, it protected them from foul-smelling odors.
May 15, 2009Imagine being sick and having to trust a doctor wearing a penguin mask to treat your illness.