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It’s the Sundaylies, with Florence Sabin, the God of Mockery and Scorn, and the Corporate Relationship with GMOs

Sunday Funny: New Horizons (via xkcd)

Mad Art Lab

Mad Art Cast Episode #14 – Birdman!
The Mad Art Cast crew discusses the Michael Keaton movie Birdman.

Lymph, There It Is: Florence Sabin, Pioneer Woman of Medical Research (Women in Science 39)
Dale writes about Florence Sabin, the scientist who rewrote our knowledge of the lymphatic system.

Riddle of Valyrian Steel Part 2 – Damascus
Ryan follows up his first piece about Valyrian Steel with a deeper look into another possible material: Damascus Steel.

Escéptica

Bios: Mary Anning (en español)
Daniela tells the story of this impressive fossil hunter.

Gods: Momos (en español)
Silvia introduces us to the Greek god of mockery and scorn.

Queereka

Jenner’s is Not THE Transgender Coming Out Story
Benny shares some thoughts on the problem with making Jenner a posterchild for transgender people.

#Biphobia Kills – Why We Need to Talk About Bi Suicides
Trav discusses the underreported issue of suicide among bi people.

Grounded Parents

Internet Meme Demolition Derby: Condescending Barbarian Edition
Maybe you’ve seen this picture–it’s an illustration of a barbarian with the following words on top: “I offended you? What does it feel like to be so weak that mere words hurt you?” Lou takes on this offensive meme in his latest Internet Meme Demolition Derby.

How Exactly Does a Medicine Get Approved? (Part 1 of 5)
Topher introduces his new series on the process for how medicines are approved.

Similac Doesn’t Care About Your Outrage
Similac has just released a “GMO-free” version of its baby formula. Jenny points out that even though this is a headdesk moment for pro-GMO and pro-science activists, we shouldn’t be surprised that a corporation is doing what they can to adapt to the market.

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