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Immune systems as two-way metaphors...

Donna Haraway is awesome.  Has lots to say about metaphors and science, especially around immune systems.  Immune systems are something I am interested in (For The Thesis). 502 more words

Academia

Those Burgers Aren't Just Making Us Fat—They're Messing With Our Immune Systems, Too

A junk food diet is clearly not healthy. Burgers widen our waistlines, raise our cholesterol levels and tighten our arteries. But scientists now think that even before it shows up as additional pounds on the scale, junk food is changing our bodies in other, surprising ways. 1,694 more words

Daily News

Sexist Medicine

Medicine has a long, sorry history of focusing on men. Happily, that seems to be changing, with a number of new studies coming out that examine how the medical experiences of men and women differ (and not just for the sexual differences). 127 more words

Society

Five MORE reasons we need parasitology

I did mention in my last blog post on this subject that the 5 reasons I gave for maintaining parasitology and parasitologists were part of a much longer list. 263 more words

Evolution

GMO Food Industry!

This post is a response to  discussion board for a College class.

It was titled: “GMO: The Good, The Bad,  The Ugly.” We were suppose to do some research on genetically modified organisms and look at both the pros and cons to Genetically Modifying your food. 314 more words

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Lee Marvin’s back…

with a bang! And having missed last week’s readings, I was determined to make this week’s, the line-up simply too good to miss – Matt Hooton… 824 more words

Lee Marvin Readings