Rebecca leads a team of skeptical female activists at Skepchick.org and appears on the weekly Skeptics' Guide to the Universe podcast. She travels around the world delivering entertaining talks on science, atheism, feminism, and skepticism. There is currently an asteroid orbiting the sun with her name on it. You can follow her every fascinating move on Twitter or on Google+.
oolon Oh yeah, I think the pain thing was the only reason they were against it, the whole hypnobirthing classes thing was weird. Apparently you not... – Jul 31, 5:23 AM
oolon Urgh, I wish I'd said something in our hypnobirthing classes. Midwife was just totally supportive of a couple who wanted to not have the injection.... – Jul 31, 5:19 AM
Buzz Parsec These things last way longer than you might think. Wakefield's original Lancet article was published in 1998, and only retracted in 2011. However, it raised... – Jul 30, 10:40 PM
Paul I don't think this is a particularly helpful comparison to make. On the one hand we have parents making a misinformed decision because they believe... – Jul 30, 7:53 PM
sevlevboss According to the Wikipedia article on "false rape allegations", the % of false reports of violent crime is nearly identical to false rape allegations. However,... – Jul 30, 7:04 PM
lokasenna "They also believe it causes leukemia thanks to one poorly done and since debunked study from the ‘90s." ...have we not spent the last fiveish... – Jul 30, 6:21 PM
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