Beverly Barolo

10 Flips | 1 Magazine | @bev3161 | Keep up with Beverly Barolo on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Beverly Barolo”

13 Scientific Terms Even Smart People Misuse

When scientists use these words, they typically mean something completely different than what they do when non-scientists use them. Sometimes our …

Our Use Of Little Words Can, Uh, Reveal Hidden Interests

One Friday night, 30 men and 30 women gathered at a hotel restaurant in Washington, D.C. Their goal was love, or maybe sex, or maybe some combination of the two. They were there for speed dating.<p>The women sat at separate numbered tables while the men moved down the line, and for two solid hours …

REMUS SharkCam: The hunter and the hunted

VB6

• <b>Author:</b> Mark Bittman<p><b>If you’re one of the millions who have thought of trying a vegan diet but fear it’s too monotonous or unfamiliar, VB6 will introduce a flexible way of eating that you can really live with for life.</b><p>Six years ago, an overweight, pre-diabetic Mark Bittman faced a medical directive: …

Scientists uncover new clues to repairing injured spinal cord

Frogs, dogs, whales, snails can all do it, but humans and primates can't. Regrow nerves after an injury, that is—while many animals have this …

Horses communicate with expressive eyes and mobile ears

Do you think horses have expressive eyes? They do, say researchers, and they also have expressive ears.<p>Horses are sensitive to the facial expressions …

Stem cell scientist found dead in wake of research paper scandal

A senior Japanese scientist embroiled in a stem-cell research scandal has been found dead in an apparent suicide.<p>Yoshiki Sasai had supervised and co-authored stem cell research papers that had to be retracted due to falsified contents. Hyogo prefectural police said Sasai, 52, was found on Tuesday …

Aspirin a day could dramatically cut cancer risk, says biggest study yet

An aspirin a day could dramatically cut people's chances of getting and dying from common cancers, according to the most detailed review yet of the cheap drug's ability to stem disease.<p>More than 130,000 deaths would be avoided over a 20-year period if Britain's 50- to 64-year-olds took a daily …

Rosetta probe set to catch comet after ten year chase

Europe's Rosetta spacecraft has made a rendezvous with a comet - after a 10-year chase.<p>The spacecraft went into orbit around the comet while it was hurtling through space, marking a landmark moment in space history.<p>It is hoped the mission could reveal more about the emergence of life on Earth.<p>David …

Space

Watching chemistry in motion: Chemical environments mapped using molecular vibrations

Scientists have long known that a molecule's behavior depends on its environment. Taking advantage of this phenomenon, a group of researchers at the …