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Peter Hotez: Defending Vaccines | PLOS SciComm

Peter Hotez Back in the 1980s, when I was an MD/PhD student in New York, I learned a lot about biochemistry and molecular pathogenesis of infectious diseases. I also gained some understanding about the culture of science (mostly through diffusion). At that time, the culture said that directly engaging public audiences was a risky endeavor, […]

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Anti-vaccine billboards warning shots ‘can kill’ appear in several states | Daily Mail Online

Missouri, Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania and West Virginia are among the US states that have seen billboards erected with the claim that ‘vaccines can kill’. Source: Anti-vaccine billboards warning shots ‘can kill’ appear in several states | Daily Mail Online

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Autistic teenagers ‘locked in padded cells and abused’ | News | The Times

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Autistic kids paired with “non-spectrum peers” to learn coding in Detroit – Story | WJBK

It started with one small interaction, a mom watching her autistic child speak for the first time and realizing her son made it happen. Source: Autistic kids paired with “non-spectrum peers” to learn coding in Detroit – Story | WJBK

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Coloring Adventure’s First Big Mistake | Brotherly Love

I am getting ready to add color to my sketches. The other day I added watercolor to my sketch of the backyard. Aside from the resulting water-curled pages, the experiment was successful. After I sk… Source: Coloring Adventure’s First Big Mistake | Brotherly Love

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Pittsburgh shooting victims names: The lives lost at Tree of Life Synagogue – Washington Post

Eleven people were killed on the morning of Oct. 27, when a gunman opened fire inside a Pittsburgh synagogue. Here are the stories of those who died. Source: Pittsburgh shooting victims names: The lives lost at Tree of Life Synagogue – Washington Post

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Atypical Season 3: Renewal Status and Release Date – What’s on Netflix

Source: Atypical Season 3: Renewal Status and Release Date – What’s on Netflix