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    Quickies: Gendered Grant Scores, Martian Tsunami, Ring Emergencies…

    Hey, all! It’s been a busy few weeks, so here’s a few quick stories that you might have missed… Even when reviews are blinded, women get less grant money because of communication style differences. “Women’s use of topic-specific words lowers their chance of getting a high score from reviewers compared to men.” So, be more vague? Blech. Via our own…

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    Skepchick Quickies 8.13

    Today, August 13, is Left Handers’ Day! I had no idea there were so many interesting words to describe people of the left hand persuasion. Also, I’m happy to let all the Southpaws know that the Leftorium is an actual store. By the way, all of you sent in wonderful links this weekend, I had a lot of fun reading…

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    Ask Surly Amy: GMO’s and Superbugs

    Dear Amy, As a proud skeptic I have always defended GM foods as a necessary and wonderful lifesaving measure. However, I recently found a study online about how the corn rootworm has developed a resistance to the GM pesticides and fears of ‘superbugs’ evolving are echoing across the net. I am always willing to change my mind in the face…

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