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About Excitable Ape

Today is the best day of my life! I am the Artist In Residence of the Chicago Council on Science and Technology. I work as an expert in science communication for Harvard University. Along with my wife, the comics artist Sharon Rosenzweig, I create comics and comic videos for the Annals of Internal Medicine. I express my passion for promoting science literacy by creating science education materials that makes people laugh out loud.

Did you know “Feminist archeology” was

Did you know “Feminist archeology” was a thing? Lise Eliot http://ow.ly/fzQl30bbGGA

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“The darkness must flow down the rivers

“The darkness must flow down the rivers of life’s… burgers?” http://ow.ly/lge830b8tHl

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I thought ghosting involved a friendly s

I thought ghosting involved a friendly sprit called Casper. This guy is cute, funny, smart. http://ow.ly/uh4230b5jhU

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Antarctica (the land without bears) is t

Antarctica (the land without bears) is technically a desert! Learn more right now! http://ow.ly/XuFz30b2ehn

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Can “redshirting” school kids legitima

Can “redshirting” school kids legitimately be called, “gaming” the education system? Is it “fair?” http://ow.ly/hPbG30aXHcH

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All Pharaoh’s Must Fall: A Passover Reflection on Sean Spicer

Originally posted on Shalom Rav:
(Crossposted with Truthout) White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has suggested that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is worse than Hitler, because, “Even Hitler didn’t sink to using chemical weapons.” He later added the “clarification” that “[Hitler] was…

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Please judge this book by its cover

Originally posted on The brain is sooooo cool!:
I look adoringly at the cover of the second edition of my textbook Medical Neurobiology, published by Oxford University Press and now available. My hope is that the book lives up to…

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