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Planned Parenthood: How Ethical Is Fetal Tissue Donation?
8-week old embryo ultrasound
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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5 Things I Learned When my Research Went Viral
June 17th, 2015
We researchers all wonder whether reaching a broader audience for our academic work is worth the time and effort. Here’s a recent experience that may help you decide.
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Hubble Image Inspires White House to Ponder Our Cosmos
The Arches Cluster
June 5th, 2015
On Wednesday, President Barack Obama mentioned something curious in a tweet — it was a message about the cosmos.
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Where's the Proof in Science? There Is None
Looking for proof, science
April 16th, 2015
In fact, science has little to do with “proving” anything.
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From GMOs to Climate, Public Disagrees with Scientists
scientist holding a globe
January 29th, 2015
The general public and scientists disagree on a wide range of scientific topics, from the safety of genetically modified foods to the cause of climate change.
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