Simplifying Science

Dressing Up, Literally

Some nice pointers here about talking to young girls. This particular subject is tricky, because it sits at the intersection of pushing limits, blossoming self-esteem, and responding the cues of the world around them. 

Vaccine Info You've Never Heard Before

New infections like Zika virus are spurning the development of new kinds of vaccines. By developing novel strategies to fight infections before they make us sick, scientists are hoping to rapidly speed up the process of getting vaccines from the idea stages to market. 

Vaccines 101, Redux

I recently discovered this blog post... while the information offered about vaccines isn't revolutionary or new to me, it is one of the most well-written pieces I have found on the subject.