The rarity of science Nobels for women is an ongoing scandal
The CDC calls their misuse “one of the most serious public health problems in the United States”
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U.S. coalition forces killed at least 1,201 children in Iraq between 2003 and 2011. And that brings me to American Sniper, whose real-life “hero,” Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, was a child killer...
The elusive Hugs Bison has been found. Brilliant visual wordplay by the always delightful Niroot Puttapipat. We featured some of his drawings on Symbiartic back in August, and make sure you’re following his new Instagram account @himmapaan...
Welcome to the twenty-first installment of You Should Know, where I give my own #ScholarSunday salute to Science Bloggers and the Blogs you may not yet know about.
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Oh, hai, is that the Seahawks at the Super Bowl again? Yes, it is! I have to say, I’m pretty stoked that my hometown team made it to the Super Bowl two years in a row.
Last year, I was honored to receive an invitation to address the Medical Student Section of the American Medical Association (AMA) on writing about medicine.
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