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Ed Yong
Science writer at The Atlantic. Author of I CONTAIN MULTITUDES, a New York Times bestseller on animal-microbe partnerships.
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Ed Yong 10m
Replying to @AstroKatie @maggiekb1
This. The problem is in the "science" bit not the "believe" bit.
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Brooke Borel 35m
"If this investigation were a scientific paper, there would be a blaring conflict of interest section."
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Sarah Zhang 20h
. asked a canine psychologist about taking a dog to Mars and he said, "I wonder if maybe it would be a better plan to take a cat"
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Talal Ansari Mar 17
For nearly four years it was my job as a journalist to cover the rise in anti-Muslim violence and sentiment. What I saw was a troubling trend. Chilling crimes and casual hate speech that went unchecked. My thoughts in .
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Ed Yong 20h
Replying to @sarahzhang
Of the many gut-churrning things in 's story, I'm still reeling that THIS is how the first successful documented sperm donation happened.
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Sarah Zhang 22h
1/ A thread! I wrote about fertility doctor in Indianapolis, who kept a secret for 30+ years—only to have it exposed because of 23andMe and AncestryDNA
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Ed Yong 24h
Replying to @sarahzhang
Also, can there be any doubt that is one of the finest science writers working today? There cannot. Her work elevates us all.
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Ed Yong 24h
DNA tests revealed that one fertility doctor used his own sperm to--secretly, without consent--father at least 48 children. A deeply disturbing story, by
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Ed Yong Mar 17
I will only add to this excellent profile of Ramin Djawadi that the score to Pacific Rim is wonderful and I’ve done a not inconsiderable amount of writing to it.
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Alice Bell Mar 17
Let’s make it a subject in itself, rather than stuffing it in science (or citizenship, or geography, or any other topic you could shove some climate into, cos let’s face it, you can stick some pretty much anywhere) let it be the interdisciplinary, central topic it should be.
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George Swan Mar 11
When your science colleague leaves fruit on their desk...
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Jeffrey Goldberg Mar 17
Re-upping this important piece in light of recent developments:
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hend amry Mar 16
The privilege is cradle to grave, and impermeable.
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Matt Ford Mar 15
Did the Sun write this
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Ava DuVernay Mar 16
“They are mothers, fathers, grandparents, daughters and sons. They are refugees, immigrants and New-Zealand born. They are Kiwis. These are the names of those who have died or are missing after the Christchurch act of terror.”
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Ed Yong Mar 16
Replying to @DuffyLab @Napaaqtuk
Thanks for this clarification!
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Ed Yong Mar 16
Replying to @RosemaryMosco
This is delightful
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Rosemary Mosco Mar 15
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Ed Yong Mar 16
Replying to @JessaGamble
Aw thanks Jessa. This is very kind and you def don’t need to spend more of your weekend defending me against silly accusations. I think our work will ultimately all speak for itself. Hope you’re well!
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Ed Yong Mar 15
Replying to @Graham_Coop
It depends entirely on (a) how tasty the food is, and (b) whether I have already eaten it.* * I have.
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