Author: Carina Storrs

Contemplating Oneness: The Neuroscience of Meditation

Contemplating Oneness: The Neuroscience of Meditation

Neuroscientists at New York University study longtime meditators to glean insight into how our brains work.

By Carina Storrs | Posted August 13, 2009

Clam Power in Numbers

Clam Power in Numbers

Scientists at the Nature Conservancy move a new batch of mollusks into Great South Bay to shore up the clam comeback.

By Carina Storrs | Posted July 27, 2009

A Hard Day’s Clam

A Hard Day’s Clam

Could the mollusks of Long Island’s Great South Bay make a comeback?

By Carina Storrs | Posted June 15, 2009

Electric Shock

Electric Shock

Vehicles could get a boost in gas mileage from GenShock, a shock absorber developed by students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

By Carina Storrs | Posted May 16, 2009

Safety City, New York

Safety City, New York

The New York City Department of Transportation offers school kids from neighborhoods with high rates of traffic accidents a crash course in navigating sidewalks, crosswalks and seat belts.

By Carina Storrs | Posted May 1, 2009

Fighting Flies with Flies

Fighting Flies with Flies

New tricks to breed sexier Mediterranean fruit flies could improve control of an important agricultural pest.

By Carina Storrs | Posted April 3, 2009

Cosmic Cancer

Cosmic Cancer

Exposure to space radiation on long-term interplanetary voyages could threaten astronauts’ health and thwart manned missions.

By Carina Storrs | Posted January 28, 2009

Lights! Camera! Science!

Lights! Camera! Science!

Alexis Gambis brings science and film together to create a new genre of science fiction.

By Carina Storrs | Posted January 13, 2009

Behind the Scenes with Scientist and Filmmaker Alexis Gambis

Behind the Scenes with Scientist and Filmmaker Alexis Gambis

Alexis Gambis describes how life and lab inspired his science fiction films.

By Lindsey Konkel and Carina Storrs | Posted

How Safe is Botox?

How Safe is Botox?

By Carina Storrs | Posted January 5, 2009

Red Wine Good for Gray Matter

Red Wine Good for Gray Matter

By Carina Storrs | Posted December 30, 2008

Wailing with Whales

By Carina Storrs | Posted December 16, 2008

Stem Cells From Lou Gehrig’s Patients Hold Secrets to the Disease

Stem Cells From Lou Gehrig’s Patients Hold Secrets to the Disease

Geneticists hope their stem cell research will find new drugs against this debilitating disease.

By Carina Storrs | Posted November 14, 2008

Nobel Committee Less than Noble at Awarding Discovery

By Carina Storrs | Posted October 14, 2008