Medical Woo and the Hidden Toxins that Are (Not) Killing You

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Today, the Fighty Squirrel was flipping around Facebook while in the lunch line, when a post from a friend about ‘HIDDEN TOXINS LURKING YOUR FOOD’ came across my screen. We …

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Rock Talk: New Reforms to Federal Grant Policies

Rebecca Helton, MA

In February last year I blogged about the Office of Management and Budget (OMB)’s request for comments on proposed federal grant policy reforms. These policies, contained in multiple documents …

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The Newbie's Excellent Infographic Adventure

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

Newbies adventure in using an infographic to add clarity and impact to the release of a scientific publication.

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IScientist: A Conference for Revolution

Teresa Swanson, PhD

The brilliant organizers of IScientist have created a space for revolution.

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Detouring Around the IRB: New Regulations from HHS

The Edge for Scholars

The Department of Health and Human Services proposed revisions this week to modernize regulations protecting the safety of research participants.  One of the most important results of the proposed changes …

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What Google and Academia Still Don't Understand About Safety

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Academics Take Note: Google had to realize the clear parallel of their data to Maslov's Hierarchy of Need. In throwing themselves a self congratulatory parade, they failed to compare their …

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Scientific Societies Are Failing Academics: Five Ways to Do Better and Get More

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Scientific and medical societies have been in existence for hundreds of years. At their best, they foster communication, collaboration, education and outreach. At their worst, they are slow moving exclusionary …

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TIME Names University Silence Breakers People of the Year

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Time Names University of Rochester Scientists People of the Year for Ending the Silence About Sexual Harassment in Academia.

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Rock Talk: NIH Human Subjects Training Earns AMA CEUs

Rebecca Helton, MA

NIH supports critical research that advances human health, while protecting the rights and welfare of the research participants who are integral to research success. NIH’s human subjects protection policies …

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IScientist 2019: A MeTooSTEM Perspective

Teresa Swanson, PhD

Science needs people to raise their voices, to refuse the status quo. Science needs people like you.

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