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Genome editing just got a lot easier

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The Magnifying Glass Ceiling: The Plight of Women in Science

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A natural arkive

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Seeing Stardust

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The state of science writing, circa 2012: The summer of our discontent, made glorious by the possibilities of our time

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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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Ecosystem services: critics and defenders debate

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