On June 30, 2015, Bill SB277, which limits people’s ability to opt out of vaccines, was approved and signed into state law by California Governor Jerry Brown. In response to the large measles outbreak in December, a situation linked to low immunization rates, the law requires mandatory vaccinations for children prior to starting school and prevents … Read More

Most of us would like to believe that we are not dumb. More than half of people believe that they are “above average” in intelligence, displaying a phenomenon coined “Illusory Superiority“. Yet, in 2011, more than half of Americans had trouble naming one living scientist. General scientific ignorance reigned supreme in following years, with only 58% … Read More

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