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Christie Wilcox
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George Will thinks college women are making up assaults for the "coveted" status of victimhood. Stats, he says, prove his point. In my latest for +Discover Magazine I show why his math is just plain wrong. 
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Go ahead and make it a reality
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Brilliant!
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Someone strapped a GoPro to a flying eagle's back. It's like Frodo's rescue POV without the lava and Mount Doom. 
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In exchange for +David Shiffman's unending best-friendship, I have responded to each and every point of that unfortunate BuzzFeed article on our oceans. The truth is much more interesting!
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SUBMARINE HOTDOG?
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A new PNAS study adds to the mounting evidence that bottom trawling is irreparably damaging deep sea habitats.
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This is possible to fight.  My uncle helped draft the law of the seas, international agreement that addresses deep sea mining.  Deep sea fishing can be regulated.  This is heartbreaking.  The wet equivalent of strip mining.
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Just goes to show you, those golden oldies never go out of style, rather they are reimagined and given new life. 
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X'mas, the festival of hope, brings the same to all those who are hopeless, oppressed and killed . Wish  you prayerful greetings of the season.
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When you say "I love science" what you're often saying is that you love data, not that you love the process or the scientists generating the data. John Skylar breaks down why that should change.
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Sure I love the data, but science to me is the scientific method that allows us to discover all that wonderful knowledge!
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I have to chuckle that this article ended up in my foreign news feed because of the auto tag of #turkey  
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Did Discovery Channel have any good reputation left to burn?
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    Science, Biology & Beyond, 2008 - present
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PhD Student, Science Writer, and complete and total nerd.
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  • University of Hawaii at Manoa
    PhD in Cell and Molecular Biology, 2009 - present
  • Eckerd College
    BS in Marine Science, 2003 - 2007
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Input letters and Scrabble Cheat Nobile finds all dictionary words and sorts by lengths or word value. Great for finding the highest scoring

8 Foods The USA Bans But Other Nations Don't
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Many factors that have nothing to do with scientific evidence drive decisions to ban or not to ban, and the US is really no better or worse

Mutant Silkworms Spin Fluorescent Silk in 3 Colors | Wired Science | Wir...
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Silkworms in a Japanese lab are busy spinning silks with a colorful glow. But these silkworms, unlike others that have been fed rainbow-colo

September's Scishimi: Musings on menstrual blood and spraying sperm. | S...
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Sorry I'm a week late in posting this: it's been a busy October so far. Without further ado... This just in: women aren't toxic. You get more ...

September's Scishimi: Musings on menstrual blood and spraying sperm. | S...
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Sorry I'm a week late in posting this: it's been a busy October so far. Without further ado... This just in: women aren't toxic. You get more ...

Wild Sex! | Video of the Week, Scientific American Blog Network
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Video of the Week #70 November 21th, 2012: From: Sticks and stones may break my bones, but Wild Sex excites me by Christie Wilcox at Science

Tips: Harnessing Social Networks For Information When You Write A Story ...
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Tips is a series which aims to provide young and early-career science writers with, well, tips to aid them in their budding careers. The ser

xkcd: Pickup Artist
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... Perry Bible Fellowship, Questionable Content, Buttercup Festival. Warning: this comic occasionally contains strong language (whic

Mythbusting 101: Organic Farming > Conventional Agriculture | Science...
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People believe a lot of things that we have little to no evidence for, like that vikings wore horned helmets or that you can see the ...

A wicked bad idear: National Geographic hunts bluefin tuna for entertain...
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The contradictions of the reality TV show Wicked Tuna, which follows fishers out of Gloucester, Massachusetts, as they use hook-and-line to

Ph.Diddy in da house
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Grad student Arnold Young, (aka the Ph.Diddy) was an A+ student and is now ready to take over the world ...

How the sawfish wields its saw… like a swordsman | Not Exactly Rocket Sc...
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Animal behaviour | If you ever saw a sawfish, you might wonder if someone had taped a chainsaw to the body of a shark. The seven species of

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xkcd: Never
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PeerJ – the science journal we need and deserve
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I spend a lot of time thinking about the scientific method. I don’t mean that thing you learned in high school, where you make an observatio

SciAm Cinema – the month at SciAmBlogs | Video of the Week, Scientific A...
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Video of the Week #78, February 4th, 2013: From: Welcome to SciAm Cinema! A New Monthly Video Series at Scientific American by Carin Bondar

Why America’s Kids Need New Standards for Science Education | Budding Sc...
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Later today, the public will get a glimpse of the newest draft of the Next Generation Science Standards, which lay out ambitious expectation

You are bitching about the wrong things when you read an article about s...
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Science may be a source of fascinating, world-changing discoveries, but that doesn't stop people from bitching about it. Two of the most com