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Parents Don't Have all the Answers, and That's OK (Op-Ed)
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November 19th, 2015
Anyone who has spent some time with young children know that they ask “why?” – a lot.
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Spacing Out Vaccines? No Evidence Supports Candidates' Ideas
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September 17th, 2015
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Planned Parenthood: How Ethical Is Fetal Tissue Donation?
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July 17th, 2015
Planned Parenthood denies recent allegations that the organization profits from fetal tissue donation. But what exactly is fetal tissue used for in medical research, and what are the ethical issues surrounding its use?
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Why Do Scientists Overspecialize into Silos? (Op-Ed)
Science Laboratory
December 13th, 2015
Crossing disciplinary boundaries is unusual – and crucially important.
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Why More Scientists are Needed in the Public Square
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October 13th, 2015
The public dialogue about science is perhaps the most vital and most fraught national conversation not taking place in our country, and the ramifications are profound.
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Only One-Third of Psychology Findings May Be Reliable - Now What?
August 28th, 2015
The ability to repeat a study and find the same results twice is a prerequisite for building scientific knowledge. It may surprise you to learn, then, that scientists do not often conduct – much less publish – attempted replications of existing studies.
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