Portion of fallacy infographic describing faulty deduction
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Skepchick Quickies, 3.28

A beautiful infographic on rhetological fallacies. (From jes3ica.) In Haiti, bureaucratic delays stall mass cholera vaccinations. Is depression highest in those living alone. “For nearly 60 days, two women from …

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Scientist Mary Agnes Chase looking at camera
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Skepchick Quickies, 3.26

Is homeopathy a sham? (From Sarah.) Doctors critical as Health Canada loosens oversight of natural medicines. (From Madfishmonger.) Why aren’t there more women in technology? A few clues. A collection …

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Man standing in front of mid-century shuttle launch
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Skepchick Quickies, 3.21

Neil deGrasse Tyson’s “We Stopped Dreaming” monologue set to images from space travel history. Did depression evolve to fight infection? 14 volunteer opportunities for science, technology and medical training. The …

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Skepchick Quickies, 3.19

A 17-year-old female student has been named as the UK Young Scientist of the Year. Sally Ride receives the National Space Grant Distinguished Service Award for 2012. Nerds and male …

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Girls working on a science project with goggles on
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Skepchick Quickies, 3.15

Science: it’s a girl thing. Human fossils hint at new species. (From Will.) Fight birth-control battle over the counter. Arizona Senate Judiciary Committee voted to endorse a bill that would …

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Group of marathon runners
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Skepchick Quickies, 3.14

Examining the runner’s high. Notes from Lizzie Borden trial revealed. (Via The Mary Sure.) US researchers have found that voters prefer political candidates with low-pitched voices. (From Debra.) In the …

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Photo of a cat's head superimposed on a scientist in a lab
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Skepchick Quickies, 3.12

Doctors without Borders report a successful preventative vaccination campaign in Chad. Meet the whiz kids of the Intel science fair. In Egypt, court clears ‘virginity test’ doctor. So this exists: …

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Girl Scout doing a scrapbook activity
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Skepchick Quickies, 3.7

Boy Scouts are from Mars, Girl Scouts are from Venus. 8 current and former service members to sue military, alleging sexual assault and harassment. The small sexist joke that became …

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