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Guest Post: Fad Diets

A guest post by Lucy: It has for a long time been considered that teenage girls are one of the groups of society who have the poorest diets and levels of nutrition due to pressure from media and peers to look like the ‘perfect’ woman. Being surrounded by teenage girls …

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Guest Post: The “M” Word

A guest post by Mox: A recent and recurring disagreement that I have been having with my mother centers on the idea of marriage. Ever since I turned 21 and remained single, she has become increasingly worried about my impending marriage or lack thereof. I monotonously reply each time that …

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Guest Post: Hormones-Playing the Blame Game

A guest post by Xe'nedra: So…some days I just feel down in the dumps and today was one of those days. My friend came over to visit and I was looking forward to seeing him. Shortly after he arrived however I started feeling super sad for some unknown reason and …

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Guest Post: The Silent Half

A guest post by Sara: Television is a huge influence on us. We learn more about social norms from television than from our parents. And yet, when was the last time you saw a TV show that features a strong female character? When was the last time you found a …

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Guest Post: That Day I Went to the Dentist in China

A guest post by Marcus: The “trembling” as I have so-named that certain sense of dread associated with the prospect of visiting a Chinese hospital, started not two weeks ago with an ominous, rumbling feeling emanating from my back teeth. If one were to assign pathetic fallacy to the actual …

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Guest Post: The Importance of the Scientific Method in Real Life

A post by Liminality: There’s a lot more to science than just the academic and professional side, science is about discovering the world, even if it’s just on a personal level. It’s very interesting to see how kids are constantly asking, testing, and creating; it’s all a process to uncover …

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Guest Post: Big Bra-ther

A guest post by Kate: You wear bras. Or maybe you don't. Maybe you're male or identify as such, or don't like them, or like camisoles (I'm a fan of the all-purpose stretchy cami myself). Maybe it was hard to decide between front-hooking bras and the back-clasping ones. In all …

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Guest Post: Plasmids, and why they’re so good for you

A guest post by Ine: Well, maybe not exactly you, but probably someone you know. Indeed, their life may even depend upon them. But let us first back up a bit, to get some background on these "plasmids" and the technology around them. During the 60's, a lot of biotechnological …

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