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Quickies: a Kitten Stuck in a Sunflower, the Wage Gap in Medicine, and the Little Mermaid

Watch a Kitten Get Rescued After Becoming Stuck in a Sunflower – The video is even cuter than it sounds. White male doctors earn 35 percent more than black male …

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Quickies: Effort to recall judge of Stanford rape case, Gloria Steinem on violence against women, and medical debt

Stanford sexual assault: judge facing recall campaign over light sentence – “Further scrutiny on the judge’s remarks at sentencing appear to suggest he concluded the defendant had “less moral culpability” …

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Quickies: Muhammad Ali’s Magician, Coding While Black, and the Geek Feminist Revolution

Coding While Black: Hacking The Future Of The Tech Industry – “That sort of bias hit close to home recently for Code Start founder Rodney Sampson, and he recalls how …

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Global Quickies: Anti-Harassment Whistles, Fatwa Against Stealing WiFi, and Erdogan Against Contraception

PAKISTAN “A woman has been burned to death in Pakistan for refusing a marriage proposal from a man twice her age in the country’s latest “honour killing”.” TURKEY (From Pteryxx) …

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Quickies: Praying mantis named after RBG, too many women, and Our Bodies, Ourselves

Scientists name new praying mantis species after Ruth Bader Ginsburg – This makes me so happy. From Mindy. Our final answer on “too many women” – The “Stuff You Missed …

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Quickies: Breakthrough in cancer vaccine research, trolling antivaxxers, and the UTI superbug

Why it’s crucial that the new superbug was in a urinary tract infection – “What they have found is that these resistant UTIs infections are not random and singular, but …

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Quickies: Angry Nerds, Medical Maggots, and Spaceship Sounds

Angry nerds bust Dan Aykroyd for liking movie they haven’t seen yet – “On one hand, it’s not exactly shocking that one of the executive producers of this new iteration …

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Quickies: Uncovering the roots of depression, Zika, and how clergy set the standard for abortion care

Big data sleuths uncover clues to the roots of depression – “The daunting complexity of neurological disorders has begun to yield to methods that allow intensive scrutiny of genes and …

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