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Linda Geddes
Freelance sci writer, New Scientist consultant & author of myth-busting pregnancy book, Bumpology. Tweets on the biology of sex, death & everything in between.
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Linda Geddes Oct 17
'There is no DNA test that can prove you're Native American': my 2014 interview with in has renewed resonance with all this stuff
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Linda Geddes Oct 16
Yet another excuse for not taking the kids swimming on a Saturday afternoon: "sorry darlings, it's just all of the chloramines.."
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Linda Geddes Oct 1
The reference to Shadows in the Woods is still there in the proofs of my book Chasing The Sun
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Linda Geddes Sep 27
Replying to @AmybHardy @BBC_Future
Thanks to you too!
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Melissa Hogenboom BBC Sep 26
. has put into words all the facts I want to shout out each time a victim gets blamed for not speaking out sooner, etc etc - important piece: via
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Linda Geddes Sep 25
And this has finally prompted me to email Bristol city council about what to do with the compostable plastic containers from
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Linda Geddes Sep 21
Thanks emily!
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Linda Geddes Sep 21
Really excited to have my story on rare diseases republished in long-reads today
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Linda Geddes Sep 20
Listening now - and you’re right: New Scientist should be more widely read, people just need to realise its about so much more than just ‘science’. Also interested and impressed that you were allowed to jobshare editing roles.
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Linda Geddes Sep 20
Maybe you’re not really the person you think you are. Fascinating piece in :
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Linda Geddes Sep 18
Replying to @emynash
Does this mean you get to go to Fiji and Tonga too?!
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Linda Geddes Sep 18
Very excited about this! It it more Kafka on the Shore, or Norwegian Wood?
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Linda Geddes Sep 18
Writing this made me cry, but some interviewees also made me LOL. I'm grateful to those families who shared their stories & awed by their tenacity & resilience. Hoping genome seq. will provide many more answers soon:
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Linda Geddes Sep 12
A preview of my new book, Chasing The Sun, on p.5 of this catalogue. Out in early January
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Linda Geddes Sep 12
Inducing labour once you reach your due date: What are the risks/benefits?
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Linda Geddes Sep 12
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Linda Geddes Jul 31
Replying to @HappyGeologist
I was told to find ones with the highest EPA and DHA content you can. That said, I have eaten mackerel for the past 2 days, and forced my kids to eat salmon last week!
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Linda Geddes Jul 31
Are fish oil pills a waste of money? I examine the evidence:
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Linda Geddes Jul 4
Sounds like someone should do an experiment..
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Linda Geddes Jul 4
Thai cave: how living in darkness affects the body: in More of this to come in my book - if I can just get the rewrites done!
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