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    Quickies: From anti-vax to pro-vax, breakthrough infections, and more…

    Here’s what I’ve been reading these last couple of weeks: What happens in academia when feminist mentors become misogynist colleagues – “Most men in the academy are feminists who are unintentionally complicit with the kind of misogyny that rewards women who support the status quo and punishes women who challenge male dominance. Most men don’t see what is right in…

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    Much Belated Quickies…

    I am all kinds of behind on all the things. That time of the semester, right? Here’s a quick list of what’s come across my feed these few weeks that I’d like to share: Here’s a place where you can support folks in Brooklyn Center, Michigan, as they fight for justice for Duane WrightWe know there will be a cost…

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    Quickies: Helping Jackson, reimagining space, and vaccinating Dolly Parton

    Happy International Women’s Day! Jackson, Mississippi, has been experiencing a water crisis for three weeks now, dating back to the winter storm that paralyzed Texas and other southern states. However, they’ve not gotten nearly the same amount of attention. Here is one way you can help a group that’s been working to help people on the ground. The Perseverance landing…

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    Quickies: Aid to Texas, pictures from Mars, and more

    It’s the start of a new week, but I’m still reeling over the devastation in Texas. If you’d like to help, check out this list of mutual aid organizations and another city-by-city list of resources. This isn’t necessarily news, but NPR recently put up a directory of where you can get all the info about COVID vaccine distribution in your…

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    Short list of Quickies for the longest week yet…

    Look, I honestly don’t know what to say yet about a week like this has been for us here in the US. So anyway, here’s some stuff. Here are some resources for teachers on the days after the attack on the U.S. Capitol.From June but incredibly relevant, a study of more than 15,000 protests across the US and found that…

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    Covid-19 Vaccine Questions: Are mRNA Vaccines Safe? Will They Alter my DNA? How Do They Work?

    There has been so much excitement in the news recently about the recently-approved mRNA-based vaccines. But there are also a lot of questions, like how do we know it’s safe? How exactly is mRNA different than a normal vaccine? Do you trust it enough to take it yourself? I can answer a lot of these questions as a scientist who…

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