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Ben Guarino

Ben Guarino

Benjamin Guarino holds a B.S. in bioengineering from the University of Pennsylvania. After graduation he joined Penn’s Spine Pain Research Lab, where he studied the motion of artificial intervertebral discs and the painful effects of whole-body vibration. Upon discovering that engineering journals discourage metaphor, Ben decided to shuck his lab coat and don a press badge at SHERP. He’s fond of long runs and bad science fiction, and his Erdos–Bacon number is seven.

August 19, 2013

As the World Health Organization changes HIV guidelines, a look at US cities

May 15, 2013

Curing the painful and persistent hangover

March 28, 2013

Tracking the way leafy greens spread disease

February 25, 2013

What a new discovery can tell us about the necks of the largest dinosaurs

January 3, 2013

The miniscule molecules in plant fragrances have powerful effects

December 11, 2012

Biodynamic farmers may be following instinct rather than data

November 13, 2012

Does whimsy trump clarity when botanists name 19 new fern species after the pop superstar?


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