Quickies: Genetic discrimination, anti-abortion zealots, and bios
- DNA got a kid kicked out of school and it’ll happen again – “Colman has genetic markers for cystic fibrosis, and kids with the inherited lung disease can’t be near each other because they’re vulnerable to contagious infections. Two siblings with cystic fibrosis also attended Colman’s middle school in Palo Alto, California in 2012. So Colman was out, even though he didn’t actually have the disease, according to a lawsuit that his parents filed against the school district. The allegation? Genetic discrimination.”
- Inside the bizzare war anti-abortion zealots are waging against school kids – “Why have a group of out-of-towners and a known felon laid a six month siege against sleepy-eyed kids coming into Two Rivers Charter School?”
- Deepak Chopra says bacteria listen to our thoughts – By Skepchick writer Kavin, from criticaldragon1177.
- Bios of famous male scientists, written as if they were women – This is brilliant and made me laugh. From Daniela.