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Chemist on TV show NOT about meth

OUTRAGEOUS!!! Literally. The TV show is called Outrageous Acts of Science and I am the chemist!   #OutrageousActs is a Science Channel show, described as below: Science Channel’s fast-paced countdown series OUTRAGEOUS …

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Auctions for Science: Tunic and Handmade Journal from India, Custom Cocktail

Science fiction is like a gateway drug for science. One of the reasons we hold SkepchickCon at CONvergence, a sci-fi/fantasy con, is that the audience is already interested in science …

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Science Drama at March Against Myths about Modification, and My Showdown with Zen Honeycutt

Sometimes science can be boring, or at least seem less-than-riveting to the general public. There are a lot of dry methodologies, frequent snafus, those pesky problems of having to reproduce results, …

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Girls and Boys with Science Toys

I’ve just come back from the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. I was wowed and stunned by the amazing projects and smart young men and women from all over …

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March Against Monsanto is wrong. Let’s counter-protest. Here are the details

May 23rd is fast approaching, bringing with it an international day of misinformation with the annual March Against Monsanto. The MAM movement began in 2013 as a grassroots response to …

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Superscience of The @Avengers

Can’t get enough superhero science? Check out physics professor Dr. James Kakalios’ superheros website and his book ‘The Physics of Superheros‘. Dr. Kakalios consulted on the above video and has written about …

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Biotech Opponents: Enough with “If It’s Safe Then Drink It” Rhetoric

Americans’ rampant failure to grasp the integral tenet of toxicology, “the dose makes the poison,” demonstrates our nation’s lack of critical-thinking skills. Indeed, there are plenty of substances that like glyphosate, are safe when used as directed. Nevertheless, nobody in his right mind would drink a glassful. Some amusing yet apt examples have made their way through social media with hashtag #IfItsSafeThenDrinkIt.

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Skepchick Sundaylies! Surprise Evangelism, Cellular Galaxy, Mrs. Man’s Name, and Making a Science Fair Worth It

Sunday Funny: Why is the sky blue? (via SMBC) Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 131: Popcorn Physics Mindy continues trudging through heat and energy by studying the first law …

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