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Apr 25

Natural Goes Nuclear

When “natural” activists shirk new technology, their aversion is often paraded under the banner of health and human safety. Hard science? Not so much. As...

Apr 24

Keep Marching for Science

This weekend, science advocates in over 500 cities celebrated Earth Day by taking to the streets to March for Science. Emerging from the comfort of our...

Apr 19

Is America’s Sperm Crippled by Chemicals?

Following the lead of a New York Times article, numerous headlines have emerged blaming endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) as the source of an emerging male...

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Apr 14

Vaccines Help Prevent Cancer

We often think of cancer resulting from environmental factors like excess sun exposure or smoking. But, interestingly, some viruses can cause cancer too. In 1964, researchers discovered the...