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Luke Edwards
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Pretty much my thoughts. Justifying spending is one thing, but when you need to convince scientifically illiterate people who refuse to apply the same methods to military waste, it won't turn out well for America. Also can't wait to see what this actually costs us in bureaucracy.
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Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal - A Simulation http://www.smbc-comics.com/index.php?id=3922
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Everything has chemicals and that is OK.
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I got up all bleary-eyed this morning, and before I got my first sip of coffee, the first thing I saw, blasted across Twitter and all the popular news sites, was the news that a new species of huma...
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Is Addiction a Disease? Yes and No.
You mean life is more complex than South Park suggested? Really interesting!
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This could get interesting. I’ve seen a lot of stories about this recent paper on the tardigrade genome: Horizontal gene transfer (HGT), or the transfer of genes between species, has been rec…
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Sssooo, delay the welcome party for our Water Bear Overlords? 
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"Immunity: More Than Just Antibodies and Vaccines" A great primer on how the immune system works and why "boosting" it, doesn't work.
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"Antivaccine activists fund a study to show vaccines cause autism. It backfires spectacularly."
You want to inject me with vaccines and then dissect my brain? Why? We already know vaccines don't cause autism! Having written about pseudoscience and...
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Not the most robust article, but each one of these points is pretty important for people to understand. Biology is tricky.
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Work
Occupation
Lab Person
Skills
All of them
Employment
  • Science Lab
    Lab Monkey, 2015 - present
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Introduction
A nerdy biologist who frantically tries to parse a very gray universe into sensible concepts while grudgingly accepting the fact he is too old to become Batman.
Bragging rights
I won Nanowrimo in 2009 and 2011.
Education
  • University of Oregon
    Biology, 2010 - 2014