Carolyn Barry

All Stories by Carolyn Barry

  1. Health & Medicine

    Mouse method turns skin cells to stem cells

    Reprogrammed mouse skin cells that act as stem cells may offer an alternative for research involving embryos.

  2. Health & Medicine

    Bad News for Cats: Cat allergen hits all allergic people

    People allergic to dust mites, mold, grass, and other common irritants—but not to cats—still have greater breathing difficulties when they live around the animals.

  3. Health & Medicine

    Alcohol Answer? Drinks lower glucose to protect heart

    Moderate consumption of beer, wine, or gin lowers blood glucose, perhaps helping to stave off type 2 diabetes and heart disease.

  4. Paleontology

    Jurassic CSI: Fossils indicate central nervous system damage

    Fossils found in the head-thrown-back position, the so-called "dead bird" pose, probably died from central nervous system damage.