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Quickies: A day without women, being child-free, and the new Storm

What would a literal day without a woman do to the world? – “Yes, in this hypothetical scenario, people would generally be making more money, but that’s only because in …

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Quickies: Evolution of human birth, doctors treat women’s pain differently, and Trump on autism

The evolution of human birth – The latest video from Brain Scoop. Your pain is not real: How doctors discriminate against women – “According to a ResearchGate investigation, there are …

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Quickies: The geological challenges of a border wall, scolding Senators, and science outreach

What geology has to say about a 1000 mile border wall – “Smithsonian.com asked two scientists, a geophysicist and a hydrogeologist, which geologic factors the wall’s builders should take into …

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Quickies: Librarians teaching about fake news, gaslighting trolls, and how animals use poop

The nervous civil servants guide to defying an illegal order – “The American system provides you with a choice. You can insist that you were just following orders. Or you …

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Quickies: Intersectionality, exotification, and scientists against fascism

“It will be called Americanism”: the US writers who imagined a fascist future – From Veronica. Not your exotic fantasy – A new Tropes vs. Women in Video Games on, …

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Quickies: National Park Service, books by and about refugees, and the global gag rule

Statement from Director Jon Jarvis of the National Park Service – “So at Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site in Atlanta should we not talk about his actions to …

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Quickies: Science of gender, the origin of “snowflake,” and staying safe online

The science of gender: No men aren’t from Mars and women aren’t from Venus – “”What on first inspection seemed like a sex difference,” Fine writes, “was actually a difference …

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Quickies: Contemporary black women scientists at NASA, scientists running for office, and intersectional feminism

In honor of Hidden Figures, meet the contemporary black women contributing to NASA’s success – “In a series of videos, women like systems engineer Julie Williams-Byrd, project manager Antja Chambers, …

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