Jessica Makowski

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How not to run a women in science campaign

In June last year, the European Commission released a teaser video for a new campaign to recruit young women to science: "Science: It's a Girl Thing!" It was met with a loud and global WTAF.<p>If you somehow missed the resulting outrage, watch it now and have a mini one all of your own. Even if you …

Pickles, Probiotics, and Why Rotten Food Is Good For You

Astronomers spot tilt-a-whirl solar system

A newly discovered distant planetary system features multiple planets that orbit at a severe tilt to their host star.<p>Such tilted orbits had been …

Skull of Homo erectus throws story of human evolution into disarray

The spectacular fossilised skull of an ancient human ancestor that died nearly two million years ago has forced scientists to rethink the story of early human evolution.<p>Anthropologists unearthed the skull at a site in Dmanisi, a small town in southern Georgia, where other remains of human …