Jargon Wall Blog

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Bras and Breast Cancer

I recently came across an ‘interesting’ article by a Sydney Ross Singer who claims that there is a link between bras and breast cancer. The name sounded familiar, and a quick Google search confirmed...

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Mutations Are Inevitable

It’s been too long since I’ve written about science here on G+. Here is an image I created for the next installment in the Hallmarks of Cancer series I’m writing. This hasn’t been published...

Marie Curie and Clara Immerwahr. Two extremely talented women with vastly different stories. 0

A Tale of Two STEM Women

This article originally appeared on Australian Science Ada Lovelace Day is a day for celebrating the achievements of women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) fields. Recently, the New York Times published a...