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@carlzimmer @WHarkavy for people with chronic conditions to be depressed.
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@carlzimmer @WHarkavy I don't know. People with disabilities are often not treated for depression, again b/c doctors see it as "rational"
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@sirosenbaum @carlzimmer The guidelines don't seem to fit well for terminally ill advocates of a right to die. Should we distinguish?
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Carl Zimmer just tweeted a link to an "unforgettable" 4-page suicide note along with a writeup of the suicide. I'm speechless with anger.
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@carlzimmer As someone with suicidal friends/family, LAST thing they need is glamorizing "endnotes". You can... C @sirosenbaum @zeroanaphora
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@sirosenbaum @carlzimmer As someone who recently lost a parent to suicide, I find this comforting and I am glad to see it shared.
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@carlzimmer I'm stunned by how awful it is that you tweeted this. This is against every journalistic guideline for dealing with suicide.
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(I promise to keep my use of Upworthy language on Twitter to a bare minimum)
An unforgettable suicide note [read all 4 pages] deadatnoon.com/index.html Article: vancouversun.com/health/Dead+no…
@carlzimmer And if I want to see full @nytimes coverage of #Ferguson, I need to go behind a paywall. These articles will be open source.
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A good intro to mosaicism by @mcgowankat with important caveats about its importance shar.es/1n9IMN
Congratulations to all MDs & nurses @EmoryUniversity who cared for Kent Brantly & Nancy Writebol, leading to today's full #Ebola recovery.
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My previous tweet is not intended to demean @ryanjreilly ’s coverage for Huffington Post, by the way. Just dismayed by the economics at play
Huffington Post was bought for $315 million in 2011. Now they want you to crowdfund some of their Ferguson coverage. beaconreader.com/projects/the-f…
A dispatch from James Joyce’s 47th birthday party: newrepublic.com/article/119130…
Thanks to @io9 for including “Parasite Rex” on their list of must-read books. io9.com/all-the-books-…
@carlzimmer @TheAllium I've heard that uploading all of a person's gut metagenome data to the cloud also uploads their consciousness.
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“The microbiome of 1 person can actually read the mind of another person, even before that person was born” theallium.com/biology/study-… #satire!
story of woman who diagnosed own genetic disease is why ALL scientific literature MUST be free to EVERYONE theatlantic.com/technology/arc… @edyong209
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.@carlzimmer @edyong209 salutary grain of salt to take w "scientists find a gene for" GWAS studies by @WiringTheBrain genomebiology.com/2012/13/1/237
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RT @aiabx: @professoraxeman @NatGeo @Laelaps Cyanobacteria would be cooler if it had more claws and spikes CZ: At least they have toxins!
Here's some of James Foley's finest reporting for GlobalPost glpo.st/1kVZfWj And the full archive: globalpost.com/bio/James%20Fo…
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@professoraxeman When Arthropods Ruled would be a very short book. It would simply say "ALWAYS" on the inside. @carlzimmer @NatGeo
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@carlzimmer @NatGeo @Laelaps Middle Cambrian arthropods never get this much attention, which is a real shame given how cool they are.
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Dinosaur fans will want to get this special issue of @NatGeo with text by @Laelaps shop.nationalgeographic.com/1/1/3962-natio…
RT @praeburn: For a Tracker post, can anyone tell me the best creationism-rebuttal websites? Tnx! CZ: Try this: talkorigins.org/indexcc/
Here’s my @nytimes story on tuberculosis genomes from 1000-year-old mummies that upend the history of this disease nytimes.com/2014/08/21/sci…
Cop in Ferguson tells Al Jazeera he doesn't care if they film his threats b/c he'll just confiscate film as evidence. j.mp/1mlrWr9
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California has allocated five times more surface water than the state actually has news.ucdavis.edu/search/news_de…
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We retracted a problematic paper today (Panagiotopoulou et al 2012); right thing to do, & now we will redo the paper. rsif.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/11/99/…
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Police just sprayed what looked like mace at protesters
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Tonight decision by police to not line up in standoff formation & to not strictly enforce "no standing" rule seems to be making difference
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The Ice Bucket Challenge Has Raised Over $13M -- Meanwhile, Biomedical Research Has Been Cut By Billions huff.to/1BtNiMB
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This should be the only image of James Foley shared by anyone pic.twitter.com/9Frv6lv0Pk
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Islamic State says beheads U.S. journalist, holds another reut.rs/1oY3VWN
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I love the caption under the image in @rdevro's article about being arrested in #Ferguson: pic.twitter.com/ZMwcAD0tHd
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RT @DeepFriedDNA: @carlzimmer Not OA, sadly. CZ: Whoops. Sorry about that. The author runs this site: passengerpigeon.org Check it out
100 years later, a few lessons from the extinction of the passenger pigeon: esajournals.org/doi/full/10.18…
100,000 elephants killed by poachers in just 3 years, landmark analysis finds: on.natgeo.com/1n2EjZ8 via @NatGeo
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Guys, meet the wonderful @digitalpatient_, who's the protagonist of my Mosaic (& elsewhere) story mosaicscience.com/story/diy-diag…
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UN launches campaign in Iraq to give polio vaccine to 4 million children after 2 cases in Baghdad abcnews.go.com/Health/wireSto… via @Laurie_Garrett
Bad news for Big Coal: Oregon rejects proposed export terminal blog.seattlepi.com/seattlepolitic…
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“It almost seems like they can’t decide what to do, and like law enforcement is fighting over who’s got the power.” nyti.ms/1mfM6Tn
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Crave a good story? Read @edyong209 on a woman who diagnosed her own ultra-rare genetic disorder. mosaicscience.com/story/diy-diag…
Earlier tonight an officer ripped my Press patch from my vest in #Ferguson pic.twitter.com/3FOSQ4v5jC
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