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The Daily Beast distorts epigenetics with bogus claims that children can "inherit memories of the Holocaust"

I’ve written extensively on this site about recent claims that environmental modifications of DNA, through either methylation (sticking a -CH3 group onto DNA bases or by changing the histone scaffolding that supports the DNA, can constitute a basis for evolutionary change. 1,522 more words

Genetics

Herbivorous dinosaur fossils found to contain remnants of digested crustaceans

Evidence has been found in Utah that shows plant-eating dinosaurs during the Cretaceous Period around 75 million years ago were eating crustaceans in their diet. 130 more words

University Of Colorado Journalism

Flip-flopper

Lately, I’ve been feeling very drawn to science writing. I’ve been doing more of it for my job, and I’m enjoying it so much. I think it’s what I want to do with my life. 68 more words

Blog

Popular Science Gone Bad

Even with science’s ever growing importance to our daily lives it is often hard to choose to spend your valuable free time reading up on recent research findings in a world with Netflix, books, and video games so readily available, which is how we end up with article titles such as… 1,613 more words

Science Writing

Blog Introduction "Tell all the Truth but tell it Slant"

I have recently completed a master’s degree in physics and am working to transition into science communication. The title of this blog is referencing Emily Dickinson’s poem… 181 more words

Science Writing

The Opioid Crisis' Demographics and Obama's Neglect of the Epidemic

Today’s post will be about two major things I found intriguing about an informative video that I watched recently. This video was pertaining the Opioid Crisis, and how it became… 340 more words

Opioid Epidemic

The Last Word On Nothing

“Science says the first word on everything, and the last word on nothing,” said Victor Hugo. The Last Word on Nothing is a collaborative blog by science writers all over the world. 14 more words

Writing