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Autism roundtable, Part I: Angry parents, disability rights, and living in a neurotypical world

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Has the Huffington Post embraced science & closed the door on anti-vaccine quackery?

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Book of the Year: Thinking Person’s Guide to Autism

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SciWriteLabs #6: BMJ editor Fiona Godlee on the Wakefield-MMR fiasco, the problems with peer review, and research oversight boards

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SciWriteLabs #5.2: Bhattacharya returns! The MMR debacle and why peer review is no substitute for penetrative reporting

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SciWriteLabs #5.1: Nature’s Ananyo Bhattacharya on “Bad Science,” inverted pyramids, and information webs

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SciWriteLabs #4, in which Alistair Dove argues that bad science inevitably gets “overwritten” by good science…and I point out on all the harm that can happen in the meantime

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SciWriteLabs #3: TWiV co-hosts on arrogance vs. accountability

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SciWriteLabs #2: Reuters’ Ivan Oransky and Wired’s Adam Rogers on sources v. subjects & more on the factchecking debate

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Introducing SciWriteLabs. Today’s installment: Kroll and Racaniello discuss the journalism/factchecking debate

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