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Luke Edwards
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The pattern has repeated so many times that it is truly predictable. Scientists turn their eyes to one type of treatment that has theoretical potential...
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Most useful paper I’ve read this week http://freethoughtblogs.com/pharyngula/2016/06/20/most-useful-paper-ive-read-this-week/

Seriously people would be amazed at how often statistical errors creep up in science papers.
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Underwhelming Cell Phone Rat Study. Better headline: cellphones might make you live longer.
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There is a good scientific backing to subconscious sexism and racism in our everyday behavior. Not sure why people bend over backward to try to assert it is a non-issue. We are biased, try to reduce that bias constantly.
Welcome to the second installment of Mansplain Monday. Last time I wrote about men who mansplain statistics to me. Of course, as any woman on the internet knows, if you ...
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Jessica Williams vs. Gordon Klingenschmitt.
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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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Liberal vs Conservative Antiscience. Data should trump ideology, but it rarely does.
On a recent Bill Maher show, Maher repeated his frequent claim that the Republicans are the party of antiscience. Neil deGrasse Tyson, who was a guest on that...
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Please don't do chemistry found on the internet.
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I conquered my childhood bully it seems.
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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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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