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Jul
4

Happy Fourth of July! Reasons to love America this week…

written by Tara Haelle

There are days – many days, unfortunately – when living in the U.S. frustrates or saddens or angers me. As I see black churches burning in the midst of a debate over a racist symbol following a tragedy like the Charleston shootings, it’s hard not to become despondent. When you hear presidential hopefuls making non-science based comments […]

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Aug
18

What to expect when you’re expecting a book…

written by Tara Haelle

The past several weeks have been a bit of a whirlwind for me. I’ve taken on a new semi-regular client, and I’ve written a number of exciting stories that pulled my time away from the blog (and which I’ll share below). But the next few months will be even more of a whirlwind as I […]

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May
1

Formaldehyde, chemophobia, EWG and the MOST IMPORTANT THING to know about “toxic” stuff

written by Tara Haelle

This post is a bit of a mash-up in which I’m pulling together a couple of different topics I’ve been meaning to get to, and it just happens to be convenient to knock them all out at once. First, a few months ago, the New York Times reported on Johnson & Johnson’s release of newly […]

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Mar
5

Getting Back on Track after ScienceOnline…

written by Tara Haelle

I tried to plan ahead for this, but the best laid plans… After attending the excellent American Association for the Advancement of Science conference in Chicago in mid-February, I barely had enough time to recover (especially while 35 weeks pregnant!) before I was off again for another event, ScienceOnline, the most intense conference I attend […]

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Mar
29

A Video on the Chemistry of Egg-Dyeing

written by Tara Haelle

It’s been a whirlwind the past two weeks – I have so much news stacked up to write about, but other work has needed to take precedence. However, I want to be sure I get something published this week, and I came across this video on the chemistry of egg-dyeing from the American Chemical Society. […]

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Feb
10

Where have I been? ScienceOnline!

written by Tara Haelle

You may have noticed I haven’t written much in the past two weeks. That’s because I was away at – and then recovering from – an amazing 4-day science conference called ScienceOnline in Raleigh, NC. “SciO13” was a meetings of some of the most active science bloggers, science journalists and science journalists in the English-speaking […]

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