Tag Archives: Science

The morning-after pill is not an abortion pill

TweetThat’s just some outdated medical information that is repeated on practice, but has never been scientifically proven. According to investigation by the New York Times–the morning-after pill doesn’t stop the fertilized egg from implanting but instead slows down ovulation, before the egg is even fertilized. It turns out that the politically charged debate over morning-after [...]
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Infographic: global warming deniers are full of s***

TweetWhenever I’m arguing with global warming skeptics, I disclaim that  I don’t claim to be an expert in any of the sciences that could prove or disprove global warming. I do, however, have enough common sense to realize that, quite frequently,  global warming deniers are or represent people or interests with potential ulterior motives (money), [...]
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New study shows women can do math, and well

TweetWhen I say “affirmative action” what comes to mind? While the readers of this post may think of this answer (because you are largely a self-selecting group), I doubt that many folks think of the definition as successful policy proposals that directly impact marginalized communities. The notion of affirmative action is so maligned in our [...]
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Reebok backs that ass [claim] up

Tweet Imagine you are a Reebok ad executive facing flat sales and an even flatter image problem. Do you: a) design an ad campaign based on the product you were given and its proven benefits b) quit your job because it’s too hard c) spend the whole day watching episodes of Mad Men on Netflix [...]
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Are we closer to a pill for men?

TweetWord on the street, okay in the New York Times, is that we are getting closer and closer to getting long-awaited male contraception: Prompted by women’s organizations, global health groups and surveys indicating that men are receptive, federal agencies are financing research. Some methods will be presented at an October conference sponsored by the Bill [...]
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