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Karen Weintraub
Cover Health/Science news for NYTimes, SciAm, STAT, etc. Teach at MIT and Harvard Extension. Co-wrote books on autism, adult ADHD.
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Ethan Zuckerman on why he's leaving the MIT Media Lab over its connections to Jeffrey Epstein.
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Karen Weintraub Aug 19
Crucial assistance: Local papers to get legal help from The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press with support from Knight Foundation.
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Karen Weintraub Aug 13
Another terrifying but important piece by with incredible visuals by .
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SynBioBeta Aug 13
Despite Controversy, Human Studies of Move Forward in the U.S. The technology that produced a global scandal in China last year has entered into clinical trials to treat sickle cell anemia and an eye disease
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Leigh Turner Aug 13
"Berman dismisses such scientific criticism. 'These are misinformed PhDs working in their labs who have their own special interests.'” 🙄 By
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Karen Weintraub Aug 13
Replying to @LoverUndFighter
So sorry about your daughter. I haven't written anything on the subject since, or seen anything on this scale of analysis, unfortunately.
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Karen Weintraub Aug 9
Why are mercury levels rising in fish even as they're falling in the environment? Here's an explanation:
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Karen Weintraub Aug 6
Incredible writing and life story. By
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Karen Weintraub Aug 5
Beautiful tribute to David Corcoran by (and another reason to have journalist friends: their farewells are often incredibly articulate and compelling.)
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Aaron E. Carroll Aug 5
This is super important, and I hope it doesn’t get lost today. Sickle Cell Disease Still Tends to Be Overlooked
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Karen Weintraub Aug 5
Autistic Self Advocacy Network condemns and ends collaboration with Sesame Street after the classic TV program features Autism Speaks' screening campaign. ASAN says the campaign "reinforce[s] societal prejudice against autistic people."
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Karen Weintraub Aug 5
Totally agree. Way too early for a bright light of journalism, and a wonderful human being.
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Karen Weintraub Aug 5
Harvard geneticist apologizes for associating with Jeffrey Epstein, saying he was guilty of scientific "tunnel vision" and should have done a better job of vetting his lunch companion. By
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Karen Weintraub Aug 1
Corporate owners are still making money while newspapers - particularly local ones - dwindle to almost nothing, and communities suffer from lack of information.
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Charles M. Blow Jul 29
I don’t know how people expect me to respond when they say they would love to read my column, but the has a fire wall and wants them to subscribe. I will never tell you what to do with your money. But, journalism is a profession like any other. Do you work for free?
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Karen Weintraub Jul 29
If you're willing to talk, I'd love to speak with you for possible inclusion in the story. Thanks, weintraubkaren@gmail.com
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FrancesSteadSellers Jul 29
Remember the gas explosions that set Massachusetts neighborhoods aflame last fall? Columbia Gas to pay $143 million to communities, via ⁦
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Karen Weintraub Jul 29
Wow. This seems like a horrible situation. Great reporting and writing, of course, by .
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Karen Weintraub Jul 29
Ignore the gratuitous car puns, and read this fascinating profile of a 47-year-old mechanic who has transformed himself into an emergency room doctor.
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Karen Weintraub Jul 29
Tick expert explains why Lyme disease can’t be a bioengineered weapon accidentally released by the US government.
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