It’s been an odd couple of weeks for me. As a result, my Twitter-sphere has been busier than usual. While the vast majority of the feedback I’ve received has been polite, a small fraction has not. Strange men seem to believe I’m interested in their unsolicited opinions on my gender…

On Friday 13th November, Elon Musk took four rapid antigen tests for COVID-19. When the results came back two were negative and two were positive. Musk was alarmed. He took to Twitter complaining “Something extremely bogus is going on.”. What’s bogus is that Space Karen didn’t read up on the…

In March of this year, Prof. John Ioannidis speculated on the impact of COVID-19. Estimating a 1% fatality rate, he described a scenario in which the U.S. saw 10,000 deaths. At the time of writing, U.S. deaths stand at 238,246. Some people still doubt the severity of COVID-19. Prominent figures…

Emma Bell, Ph.D.

Nonbinary + queer + #firstgen + depression/anxiety. Bioinformatics postdoc w/ @Decarvalho_lab . Ovarian cancer + epigenetics + machine learning. They/them.

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