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Tornadoes, Gene Patents, Mermaids, and Brains



Welcome to Double X Science for June 22, 2013. This week's hosts are Adrienne Roehrich, chemistry editor, and Jeff Perkel, tech editor. Our topics cover posts since the end of May: Early Puberty Among Adoptees by Health Editor Tara Haelle Calculating Vaccine Risk by Contributor Alison Hagood Arousal during rape by Contributor Jenny Morber Five Reasons Mermaids are Impossible by Editor-in-Chief Emily Willingham On Pacifiers and Breastfeeding by Health Editor Tara Haelle Chasing Tornadoes is an Old Habit by Tech Editor Jeffrey Perkel Sizing Up the Mother in Me by Contributor Joss Fong He foun