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New Video! Does Feminist Ryan Gosling Help Men Be More Feminist?

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sort of transcript: “Men more open to feminism when it’s paired with a photo of Canadian actor Ryan Gosling: study,” according to newspaper …

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#AskAChemist: Does a rose by any other name smell as sweet?

Want to know more about the chemicals that make the Damask Rose (Rosa damascena) smelly? Check out this great post from @PictureItChem, from the University of Bristol’s School of Chemistry. _________ Have …

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Kavin Can’t Even: Food Babe Way Exotifies India, and Grossly Exaggerates or Lies About Her Dad

Dear Vani, Your exotification of India, and simultaneous painting of the nation as full of people who can only afford cheap food is offensive. As an Indian-American, I’m appalled and …

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SkepchickCon 2015 and Boutique Academia

It’s a new year, and that means it’s time to start getting excited about another SkepchickCon! As you’ll remember, last year was pretty sweet, what with our Science Salons, our …

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Why We’ll March Against March Against Monsanto, Part 1

I’ll get right to it. I’ve grown weary of the antics of March Against Monsanto. Along with two of my friends, I’ve started a movement to oppose the misinformation this …

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A trio of badass scientists you should know

Want to know more about Mary Sherman Morgan? Check out her son George Morgan’s book ‘Rocket Girl‘. See ‘African-American Women Chemists‘ by Jeanette Brown, M.S. for more about Alice Ball …

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Playing with Legos at Work!

Over the last few weeks we’ve been spending a lot of time here at the University of Oslo putting together a Lego model of the ATLAS detector. The ATLAS detector …

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#AskAChemist: What’s making up my make-up?

This week on Ask A Chemist… I recently purchased bareMinerals’ liquid foundation ‘BARESKIN’ at Sephora. The package insert says it’s “formulated without” water, oil, or silicone. What the hell is …

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