Here Are The Best, Most Wonderfully Nerdy Signs From The March For Science 2018
March for Science protesters gathered in several US cities on Saturday to advocate for science in public policy and demonstrate against anti-science policies of the Trump administration. They also had some very clever signs.
In Custody Disputes Over Frozen Embryos, A Controversial New Law Says They Should Go To Whoever Wants To Make A Baby
The first-of-its-kind law on frozen embryos was pushed by anti-abortion advocates in Arizona, but others worry about government overreach. “It’s an incredible intrusion into the bedroom and the private life of families,” one legal expert said.
Grindr Is Letting Other Companies See User HIV Status And Location Data
A data analysis conducted by an outside research firm, and independently verified by BuzzFeed News, shows that a popular gay dating app is sharing its users’ HIV status with two other companies. (Update: Late on Monday Grindr said it would stop sharing this information.)
Why Are New Mothers Dying In The US More Than In Any Other Developed Country? A New Study Suggests It’s Partly The Way We’re Counting Them.
A new study confirms that the maternal mortality rate in Texas is alarmingly high. But part of the problem may be a broken system for counting how many women die of pregnancy and birth complications.
Inside The Controversial Therapy For Chronic Fatigue Syndrome That Some Patients Call A “Cult”
A recent scientific trial has led to acrimonious debates over chronic fatigue syndrome, aka ME, and boosted interest in a secretive therapy that some call a “cult” and others call a “miracle”. BuzzFeed News investigates.