Our writer Melissa Marquez took over the @biotweeps twitter page and ran a telling poll on May 16th. The poll asked: “Women in STEM: Have your looks (rather than your work) been critiqued before?” Out of 682 votes, 74% of the people who took the poll said: “Yes”. […]
As much as we don’t like to admit it, we’ve probably have all spread fake news and false information via social media. But it’s Not Like This is Anything New Despite what the comedic, political satire comic “The Birth of Fake News” might have said, the press hasn’t been […]
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Beginning on February 2nd, and exploding on the very next day, a new trending tag appeared on Twitter, calling out for scientists to name themselves and say that they’re #ActualLivingScientists. As more and more science hits the news every day, being the forefront of the conversation since Donald Trump was […]