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Science

See Me Co-Host Still Untitled: The Adam Savage Project!

Yesterday, I had the opportunity to hang out with my pals Adam Savage and Norm Chan for an episode of their podcast, Still Untitled: The Adam Savage Project! We hung …

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FeminismScience

The Contraception Tab

This week I spoke with Beth Sundstrom and Andrea DeMaria, Co-Directors of the Women’s Health Research Team at the College of Charleston, about why the pill is still our go-to …

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ScienceSkepticism

No, These Ancient Humans Probably Didn’t Murder Each Other

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: Michael Shermer, writing for Scientific American, asks “Did This Extinct Human Species Commit Homicide?” Nope. I know, it’s always the same. …

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Science

Fairies as Atoms & Speedaway Electric Boots: The Fantasy/Science Mashups of Victorian Britain

We don’t think of science and fairy tales being particularly good bedfellows these days, but it was a popular trope in the Victorian era in Great Britain. In this week’s …

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FeaturedScience

Getting Away With Murder (Because It’s Christmas)

Every Christmas the Science for the People team digs into our back catalogue and plucks out one of our favourites to rebroadcast over the holiday. This year, we’ve pulled one …

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FeaturedScience

Artificial Intelligence: Opportunities, Ethics, Control, and Jobs

Whether you want to talk science fiction or the possibilities of our real-world future, artificial intelligence is a hot topic right now. People of all types are talking about it, …

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FeaturedScience

On Setting The “Universal Sex Difference” Bar Way Too Low

This post was co-written by Veronica Berglyd Olsen and Will Robertson. Studies about brains, gender, and sex always seem to make headlines somewhere. Recently, the Washington Post and many other …

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Global Quickies: Tampon Tax, Anti-GMO Bomb Attacks, and a Guardian Angel for Easy Parking

GERMANY “German police have arrested five members of a South Korean family suspected of beating to death a 41-year-old woman in a religious exorcism ritual in a hotel room.” EUROPEAN …

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