On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Research Proves Weight Loss is a Myth

Everything we know about weight loss is wrong — and it’s killing us.

Uninformed and Uncompensated: Between 23andMe and Ancestry, Who Owns Our Genetic Data?

With the increasing popularity of genetic home-test kits, our DNA might soon be at the disposal of scientists without our knowledge, with semi-dubious consent, and without any credit or compensation. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Forcibly Removed

It was a very bad day. Read more »

Of Mice and Men: When Research Excludes Female Rodents, Human Women Lose

The scientific implications of excluding female animals from scientific and biomedical research are astounding. Read more »

It’s All In Your Head: The Dangers of Disbelieving Female Pain

Female pain exists in a crossroad of stigma, disbelief, and misogyny. Read more »

Performance of a Lifetime: On Invisible Illness, Gender, and Disbelief

There’s little room for a patient’s subjective experience in a medical system organized around quantifiable results. Read more »

Polarizing Science: How Denialism—On Both Sides of the Aisle—Puts the Work of Science In Jeopardy

The more we weaponize science for political points, the more we’ll see a rise in science denialism. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: LGBTQ people ruled the Met Gala carpet

Last night ten out queer women and non-binary folks walked the carpet, more than any previous year. Read more »

The Grant Tour: Following the money in science research

Understanding where research comes from and how it’s funded is a big part of thinking critically about science. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: The end of "Transparent"

The decision to end the series came after sexual assault allegations against lead actor Jeffrey Tambor were unveiled. Read more »

The Lab is Not Neutral: Why We Need Scientific Literacy

Contrary to popular belief, science isn’t performed in a vacuum. Read more »

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Mad Science: Deconstructing Bunk Reporting in 5 Easy Steps

British scientists have uncovered the truth behind one of modern culture's greatest mysteries: why little girls play with pink toys. Is it...

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