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Editor w/ @NYTScience, former editor & staff writer @NewYorker. Author,"Why Time Flies: A Mostly Scientific Investigation." Future futurist, minor planet #9291.

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Alan Burdick
4 months ago
I wrote about "The Lessons of the Pandemic," an article that ran in Science in 1919, and how those lessons still apply today
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Alan Burdick
8 hours ago
The numbers in this @emmabgo story are shocking: 42% of female surgeons suffered a pregnancy loss, 2x+ the rate of the general pop, and nearly half had experienced major pregnancy complications
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Alan Burdick
6 days ago
"As someone who works alone, I find one of my biggest challenges is if I come up with a stupid fucking idea, there is literally no one to prevent me from writing it up and publishing it."
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Alan Burdick
6 days ago
The new, open database includes 250K shapes previously unknown to scientists. These things can take years for humans to puzzle out; DeepMind can do it in hours. Huge advance for medicine.
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Alan Burdick
8 days ago
"Swimmer Dies After Shark Euphemism"
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John Schwartz
8 days ago
"Mastication situation."
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Alan Burdick
8 days ago
Last night I dreamed I inherited somebody's Zettelkasten and was genuinely thrilled
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8 days ago
"Every two to four hours, he feeds the fawns goat milk. He will rub the fawns’ anal regions to encourage them to produce waste." Thanks to @aznfusion I cannot unsee this in my mind's eye!
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Sabrina Imbler
9 days ago
waking up to another day in my flesh prison
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Alan Burdick
12 days ago
For the Friday edition of the SciTimes, I spoke with labor economist (and Napoli supporter) Paolo Falco, who found that Serie A soccer players from Africa played much better in the second half of last season, when (racially abusive) fans were absent
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Alan Burdick
13 days ago
Marine biology, biochemistry, astrobiology, physics
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Virginia Hughes
18 days ago
Is It Art? You May Have to Ask a Neanderthal Critic. I wrote a little thing for the Science Times newsletter
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Alan Burdick
28 days ago
What kind of push-up is this?
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Julia Ioffe
28 days ago
What kind of masculinity is this?
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Alan Burdick
29 days ago
"''Why not position ourselves so we’re in control of a treasure chest of data?'" @aznfusion explores the efforts of Indigenous scientists to help regain control over their peoples' data
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