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Skepchick Sundaylies! Penicillin’s Monster, Morning Sickness, the Dangers of Raw Flour, and more!

Sunday Funny: What Brexit means for British science. (via PHD Comics) Mad Art Lab Fighting Penicillin’s Monster: Elizabeth Hazen and Rachel Brown In a time when fungal infections threatened to …

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Global Quickies: UK Science After Brexit, Rise in Abortions Due to Zika, and Letter Bomb to GMO Scientist in Italy

UK The Brexit decision could have serious consequences for European and British scientists working in the UK and on the continent, including a drain of talent from the UK itself, …

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A Storm of Chemistry

Moon tea offers the women of the Seven Kingdoms and beyond The Wall some control* over their lives – a rarity in a series. This herbal tea is a birth control …

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#DemDebate Liveblog: 2 Dem 2 Debate

It’s that time again! Tonight marks the second Democratic debate in just four days, and there’s a GOP debate yet to come this week. Are there always this many debates? …

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Pro-Life Advocates Don’t Actually Care About the Life of a Fetus

I’ve been thinking about the fight for women’s healthcare a lot lately, mainly due to the influx of messages we’ve been getting to Skepchick in the past month virtually throwing …

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Bad Chart Thursday: Anti-Abortion “Logic” in One Terrible Chart

You know, there are a few things the anti-abortion crowd is really good at–holding down the shift key when they type; consistently blurring the line between fact and fiction (most …

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The Uncensorship Project: Abortion Edition

TW: Hate speech (esp. racism and misogyny), death threats, and other violent rhetoric. It will surprise no one that Rebecca Watson’s “Planned Parenthood is Not Selling Baby Parts, You Fucking …

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[Cross-Post] Dear Planned Parenthood: You ROCK for Helping Patients Donate Fetal Tissue

Ed’s Note: This cross-post was written by Steph at Grounded Parents. If you want to leave a comment, click through the link at the bottom to the full post.  ****** It’s …

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