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Maddie has authored 7 articles

Birds are just a bunch of different dinosaurs we lump together — an interview with Jingmai O'Connor

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The paleontologist and soon-to-be curator at the Field Museum on excavations, being a party animal, and imposter syndrome

Maddie Bender

Thinking of applying for the AAAS Mass Media Fellowship? Get inside tips from former fellows

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A Q&A with four Massive Consortium members and Mass Media fellows

Maddie Bender

Climate change is heartbreaking. We can turn that pain towards action

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Speaking with Katharine Wilkinson about Project Drawdown, intention, and different kinds of environmental heartbreak

Maddie Bender

The Blob, and other effects of climate change that we aren’t talking about

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There’s more going on than just melting glaciers and sea-level rise

Maddie Bender

When antibiotics stopped working, these viruses saved a girl's life

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Phage therapy is attracting renewed interest in treating highly resistant infections

Maddie Bender

By 2100, the ocean will be a different color

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Incorporating the colored dissolved organic matter responsible for the color change improves the accuracy of climate models

Maddie Bender

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Historical paintings can tell us how our food evolved

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#ArtGenetics is a new project that aims to let us see through premodern artists' eyes

Worried about coronavirus? Try shaving

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The CDC cautioned that certain facial hairstyles may interfere with respirators, though there's debate over the efficacy of masks

Just like your dog, some wolf puppies can play fetch too

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This finding might provide clues into how dogs evolved into such good boys

The summer slump happens in scientific publishing, too

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You might want to wait a couple more weeks before submitting that next manuscript

Can we take down the dude wall? Can universities glorify anyone besides white men?

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Portrait collections showing only white male scientists send clear signals to anyone who does not fit the mold

What the “millennials are growing horns” story can teach us about scientific literacy

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Consortium member Maddie Bender on how to decipher scientific findings that seem too weird to be true

RelativelyRisky points out the fine print in medical studies

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This new Twitter account skewers our misunderstanding of absolute risk

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Rear Admiral Amazing Grace Hopper taught computers English

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She recorded the first computer bug when a moth got caught in a relay switch

Alyssa Shepard

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Scientists have engineered a self-destruct button in bacteria

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Sneaky molecular biology tricks bacteria into killing themselves, in place of antibiotics

Molly Sargen

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