alternative medicine

ICYMI: Emmy Noether, Stay-at-Home Dads, and the War on Experts

ICYMI: Emmy Noether, Stay-at-Home Dads, and the War on Experts

Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 84: My Damp Collection Mindy examines how oscillations slow to a stop. What it Means to be a Woman in Nerd Culture: The Fake Geek Girl Alice discusses one aspect of what it’s like to be a lady nerd. Mad Art Lab What Can You Tell from a Color-Coded Chromosome? Color-coded cells are beautiful, but they also help expose complicated biology. Emmy Noether... »

The Memory of Water

The Memory of Water

This post was originally posted over on Mad Art Lab and serves as your periodic reminder to visit the Lab to see what happens when you mix artists, critical thinkers and scientists together. (Hint: You get something awesome.) Now please enjoy my interpretation, both in text and in paint of The Memory of Water. ______________ The main premise behind the practice of homeopathy is that water has a me... »

ICYMI: November 3 – November 9 on the Skepchick Network

ICYMI: November 3 – November 9 on the Skepchick Network

Teen Skepchick Science Sunday: Falling Through the Earth Avery explains what happens if you fall through the center of the Earth. The Physics Philes, lesson 72: You’ve Got Potential Mindy digs a little deeper into gravitational potential energy. Speak Your Mind: Shifting Norms What taboo will we consider normal in the future? Mad Art Lab Art Inquisition: How Gross Can You Get? Is highlightin... »

ICYMI: August 18 – August 24 on the Skepchick Network

ICYMI: August 18 – August 24 on the Skepchick Network

Teen Skepchick The ‘Schism’ in Skepticism A smaller skeptics movement sans misogynists is OK with Lux. Suspension of Disbelief: The World’s End Eddy reviews the last installment of Simon Pegg’s and Edgar Wright’s ‘Cornetto trilogy.’ Speak Your Mind: Art Class How does doing art feed your academics? Mad Art Lab A Tale of Two Mediums: Photography vs. Cinemat... »

AI: What to Call Non-Alt Med?

AI: What to Call Non-Alt Med?

Yesterday, Carrie Poppy and I had a great conversation sparked by my re-tweeting of Sarah Moglia. Saying this ? advocating alt med. Shouldn't be that hard to understand RT @Mowgli3 WESTERN MEDICINE IS NOT PERFECT. — Heina Dadabhoy (@futilityfiles) July 22, 2013 Click here for the full conversation. Basically, I used the term “Western medicine” which Carrie called out for its ... »

Etched Decanter Auction + the Amazing Skepchick Cure-All

Etched Decanter Auction + the Amazing Skepchick Cure-All

Cross-posted from Mad Art Lab. Featured photo by Mindy Townsend. A huge thank you to everyone who came to our SkepchickCON panels at CONvergence, as well as everyone who stopped by the Skepchick Sideshow party room. I’m excited to announce that the beautiful glass decanters containing the cures for Dyspepsia, Palpitations, and Jaundice–the Amazing Skepchick Cure-All!–are all up f... »

ICYMI: May 5 – May 11 on the Skepchick Network

ICYMI: May 5 – May 11 on the Skepchick Network

Heeeeeeey. I compiled some Skepchick Network posts for you to nosh on. Just some stuff I thought you’d like. NBD. Enjoy. Teen Skepchick Suspension of Disbelief: Iron Man 3 Eddy reviews the latest Tony Stark adventure. Why I Go to the Chiropractor Olivia goes to a chiropractor and she doesn’t care what you think about it. Cultural Attitudes Toward Atheism Beccy explores the differing at... »

ICYMI: April 28 – May 4 on the Skepchick Network

ICYMI: April 28 – May 4 on the Skepchick Network

Teen Skepchick Eating Disorders Cross Culturally Olivia argues that we need more research into how eating disorders manifest across cultures. Speak Your Mind: Transitions How do you deal with transitioning from one phase of life to another? Why the Green Party Lost My Vote Their stance on alternative medicine lost the Green Party the cherished Eddy vote. Mad Art Lab Frolicking Frogs: Ballet Cospla... »

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