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During a recent Twitterchat #L21MediaChat on Race & Media hosted by The Loop 21 and UNITY Journalists I recommended that Science belongs in this conversation - and not as aside.Here is a summary of the conversation on the intersection of Science, Race, and Media...
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At Neurotic Physiology today, Sci is contemplating publishing. And how, many times, our papers end up shuttled around and around and around. There's got to be a way to reduce this problem...
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