Everything you ever wanted to know about Vaccines, in one cartoon!

As a scientist I often get questions about new and exciting science in the news! Sadly most of this isn’t new… and the excitement is false.

But answering the questions, and better informing the public is worth it.

The anti-vaccine movement really bothers me, and people saying “vaccines cause autism, you can’t prove it doesn’t!”… sigh.

Luckily I stumbled across this amazing cartoon that answers every question you could ever have about vaccines.1-0YNh0FaiIcPmXzgzRO5u2g

 

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Women in STEM 2014

The New Year is always a great time for reflection – Science, I Choose You! has put together an extremely link-tastic review of how 2014 went in terms of women in science. It reminds us of both the good (a woman won a Fields Medal in mathematics for the first time ever!) and the bad (specifically #gamergate and #shirtstorm). I highly recommend checking out the whole post – here!