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  1. Fox News Host Calls Women A 'Biological Accident' To Argue Against Correcting Gender BiasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Crooks and Liars

    A Fox News host argued over the weekend that a college professor was trying to correct gender bias just because a "biological accident" had made her into a woman. In a column for The Conversation last week, Cornell University Professor Sara B. Pritchard noted that faculty members suffered from "pervasively slanted by gender bias" in teaching evaluations, and suggested that a temporary solution would be to calculate a "correction" for women professors.

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  2. Fox host: 'Insane' to correct college gender bias against ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | The Raw Story

    A Fox News host argued over the weekend that a college professor was trying to correct gender bias just because a "biological accident" had made her into a woman. In a column for The Conversation last week, Cornell University Professor Sara B. Pritchard noted that faculty members suffered from "pervasively slanted by gender bias" in teaching evaluations, and suggested that a temporary solution would be to calculate a "correction" for women professors.

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  3. Why universities should get rid of PowerPointRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The New Zealand Herald

    An article in The Conversation recently argued universities should ban PowerPoint because it makes students stupid and professors boring. I agree entirely.

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  4. The Region In The Brain That Gives Parrots Their ChatRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Scientific Blogging

    ... say they were surprised that the brain structures they discovered had gone unrecognized for so long. The Conversation is an independent source of news and views, funded by the academic and research community and delivered direct to the public. ...

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  5. Is That Plastic Water Bottle You're Drinking From Making You Infertile?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Boy Genius

    ... Sharpe, University of Edinburgh Group leader on male reproductive health, made in an opinion piece on The Conversation . There's no way to study men who have never had any contact with plastic, and then compare the quality of their sperm against the ...

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  6. Arkansas Expert Available for Comment on Supreme Court's Same-Sex Marriage DecisionRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | Newswise

    ... Weatherby has also published analysis pieces on the topic in Fortune, Seattle Times, Detroit News and The Conversation. The Supreme Court is considering two questions: Does the U.S. Constitution require states to issue marriage licenses to same-sex ...

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  7. Australia's second-class citizensRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Newsday

    ... pressure? And what is the process by which that determination will be made?" they wrote in an article for The Conversation. They noted that all the government needs to strip someone of their citizenship is the kind of low level information that can ...

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  8. More - ABC SplashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

    ... out what is effective as well as what isn't can help clarify how to improve professional teaching practice. The Conversation is a

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  9. Global editors impressed by startup site matching journalists to on-the-ground international sourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Poynter Online

    ... academic writing. Filloux sites a somewhat similar venture, not new but not especially well known either, The Conversation . The site, whose slogan is "academic rigor, journalistic flair," has professional editors curating and buffing up essays by ...

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  10. Female Professor Wants Bonus Points On Course Evaluations For Female ProfessorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Daily Caller

    ... Pritchard, a professor in Cornell's science and technology studies department, wrote this week at The Conversation , a specialty website for academics. The Cornell professor cites recent research showing that female professors are more likely to ...

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  11. Why Cricket's Duckworth-Lewis Method Is Outdated and Needs a Complete OverhaulRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | BleacherReport

    ... were running out of front-line bowling options in the closing overs. Preston suggested, per his article in The Conversation , that a ruling he devised with Jonathan Thomas would "necessarily adjust targets differently depending on how many runs have ...

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  12. Playing Solitaire and not wearing enough clothesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Bronte Blog

    ... Emily BrontA«'s Wuthering Heights , and set against the Leeds cityscape of his childhood. ( Claire Lomax ) The Conversation talks with the writer Sofie Laguna : In adopting a male pseudonym Miles Franklin joined writers such as Henry Handel ...

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  13. Will head transplants create an entirely new person?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | CNN

    ... The views expressed in this commentary are solely those of the writer. CNN is showcasing the work of The Conversation , a collaboration between journalists and academics to provide news analysis and commentary. The content is produced solely by The ...

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  14. Mathematics And Spaghetti CarbonaraRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Scientific Blogging

    ... that the students learn - that's secondary. The real goal is simple: help the students love mathematics. The Conversation is an independent source of news and views, funded by the academic and research community and delivered direct to the public. ...

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  15. Australia's Northern dreamingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Newsday

    ... narrative and some special effects will deliver greater box-office success than last time," they wrote for The Conversation website, noting that the first Commonwealth parliamentary inquiry into the development of northern Australia was held in ...

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  16. Is Airplane Cabin Air Toxic?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Boy Genius

    ... crews that are exposed to this particular type of air more consistently than travelers. An article in The Conversation explains how air is generated at high altitudes, and how, on occasion, it might be toxic for anyone inside an aircraft cabin, ...

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  17. 3-D Printing Is Not Just HypeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Scientific Blogging

    ... GKN Chair in Additive Manufacturing at University of Sheffield. This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article . Top image: Heijmans The Conversation is an independent source of news and views, funded by the ...

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  18. East Africa: East Africa's Role in the Transatlantic Slave TradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | AllAfrica.com

    Foundation essay: This article is part of a series marking the launch of The Conversation in Africa. Our foundation essays are longer than usual and take a wider look at key issues.

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  19. When It Comes To Elderly Sex, Doctors Prefer Don't Ask, Don't TellRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | Scientific Blogging

    ... ly than previous generations to keep quiet about their sexual health needs as they become older themselves. The Conversation is an independent source of news and views, funded by the academic and

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  20. Intel's Recon Instruments grab: The chip-maker continues to hedge its bets on wearablesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Gizmag

    ... and pursued a career in journalism. Having worked for publications such as The Santiago Times and The Conversation , he now writes for Gizmag from Melbourne, excited by tech and all forms of innovation, the city's bizarre weather and curried egg ...

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