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Context and Variation

Context and Variation

Human behavior, evolutionary medicine… and ladybusiness.

Vaginas should smell like vaginas, not flowers: my 24/7 Ig Nobel talk

Last Thursday, a number of dreams I didn't even know I had were fulfilled: talking about vaginas in front of over a thousand people at Sanders Theatre at Harvard University, singing the Elements Song with Nobel Laureates and Amanda Palmer (I KNOW!!!), making jokes about the effects of coffee as a diuretic as I, aforementioned Nobel Laureates, and Ignitaries served as the chorus for a Coffee Opera, and did I mention I talked about vaginas at Sanders Theatre at Harvard?...

October 4, 2011 — Kate Clancy

Where can you find me this fall?

This is my first semester as an academic where I have a significant travel component. I realized that some of you might want to know where and when I'm traveling or speaking, in case you live in the area and want to hear me speak or organize a tweetup...

September 26, 2011 — Kate Clancy

Menstruation is just blood and tissue you ended up not using

I love science, and I love the scientific method. I think that the scientific method is one of the most useful ways of knowing out there. I have devoted my life not only to the study of the science of human evolution and female reproductive physiology, but to increasing science appreciation and literacy in the general public.So why am I always criticizing it?Two reasons...

September 9, 2011 — Kate Clancy

Around the web, data entry edition

Between managing a class of 750 and desperately trying to organize some old data into something analyzeable (yes, I just made up that word), I have not been able to work on a post I really want to write on the history of the study of menstruation...

September 2, 2011 — Kate Clancy

Palate cleanser

Okay, I don't know about you all, but I am just about all talked out regarding interventions, childbirth and childbirth locations. At least for now. We can find something else to scream at each other about next week...

August 26, 2011 — Kate Clancy

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