Transgender Stereotypes Could Explain Discrimination
September 16th, 2014
Transgender people are mistakenly conflated with gays and lesbians, despite gender identity and sexual orientation being different factors. People also view transgender people with pity and have trouble accepting their sex identity.
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Are You a Supertaster?
Counting tastebuds, taste, supertaster
September 16th, 2014
Abhor asparagus and can't stand coffee? You may be a super taster.
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Suicide Contagion: How the Media Can Help Fight It (Op-Ed)
A woman sits, looking depressed
September 16th, 2014
How media reports cover suicide actually leads to more suicides.
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Most Interesting Science News Articles of the Week
Magnetic data image of a newly discovered monument around Stonehenge.
September 14th, 2014
From strange aquatic dinosaurs to more to the story of Stonehenge, here are the most interesting stories we found in Science this week.
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From Slot Machines to Self-Tracking Devices: An Anthropologist Story
Natasha Schüll human-machine interaction

September 12th, 2014
Anthropologist Natasha Schüll seeks to understand our connections and responses to machines and technology.
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'Green' Jobs are Rising, But Will it Continue? (Op-Ed)
Tesla Motors
September 11th, 2014
Green jobs are booming, but the momentum could crash if the U.S. Congress doesn't shore up support.
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Sexism and Science Go Hand-in-Hand (Op-Ed)
A woman being sexually harassed.
September 16th, 2014
With sexual harassment surprisingly common in science professions, will the fields ever lose their stigma as a club of "old, white males"?
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Ebola Crisis in West Africa: Where Did All the Development Money Go? (Op-Ed)
health systems, funding
September 12th, 2014
With each week that passes, the Ebola crisis in West Africa deepens. And amid the horror, the fear and a public health response described by Medicine Sans Frontières as “lethally inadequate,” public health systems face total collapse.
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