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Yale-educated University of Tennessee law professor Glenn Harlan Reynolds has favored the world with his op-ed in USA Today (really, USA Today?) about #Shirtgate or #Shirtstorm, depending on your hashtag of choice. If you don...
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Did you think the abuse is only against women? Ughh
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Today +Double X Science, +Patricia Valoy writes about the discoveries that DNA testing made for her ... and her parents.
The undiscovered countries lying within our cells by Patricia Valoy I recently took an ancestral DNA test because I’ve always felt like an adopted child of the world. It’s not because I don’t know who my parents are, but because … Continue reading →
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The case study provided here relates to vaccines, but these steps can be effective for anyone alleging a conspiracy, whether GMO, climate science, or other area in which scientific consensus is profoundly on one side of the issue.
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This would be a very handy list if edited and refined for general application and easy quotability.  I wouldn't want to take the liberty of doing so myself, but it's tempting.
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The review authors would have you believe otherwise, but the evidence for an association of autism with toxicants, at least as presented in this review, is on life support.
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In our multicultural democracy, no one faith has right-of-way in taxpayer-funded education. When our students learn about how the natural world works, the only concepts that should have the right-of-way are evidence-based findings, established theories and laws, and testable hypotheses.
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Today +Double X Science. Part of our pregnancy series by +Tara Haelle 
The intersection of mood disorders and gestation by Tara Haelle After my second child was born, I figured I would be ready for the hormonal roller coaster that turns laughter into sobs and ravenous hunger into a total repulsion for … Continue reading →
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If you see assertions in your timelines and newsfeeds like "CDC Caught Hiding Data Showing Mercury in Vaccines Linked to Autism"), send the disseminators here. Why? Read on.
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In which the doilies almost broke me.
Doilies. They broke me. It seemed simple enough. After the fifth email Reply All message begging classroom parents (and c'mon, we all know that means the ones with ovaries) to contribute something for the Valentine's party, I...
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Does a new study claiming a link between oxytocin at birth and autism really argue against scheduled C-sections?
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Biologist, writer, editor.
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Biologist, writer, and editor. Cranky but cheerful. I enjoy lively discussions that some people think of as "arguments."
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Is bragging a right?
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  • UT-Austin
    English, B.A.
  • UT-Austin
    Biological sciences, Ph.D.
  • UCSF
    Postdoc, pediatric urology