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Strange Science: Cloned Monkeys

These monkeys are just as shocked as we are that that some of their cousins have been cloned! Using the same technology that allowed for the cloning of Dolly the sheep in 1996, Chinese scientists have now created identical long-tailed … Continue reading

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Our Current Kickstarter

Have you checked out our Kickstarter for Battling in All Her Finery yet? We’re a week into the Kickstarter, and already 55 percent funded! If you haven’t seen it yet, here’s the link. And if you have seen it, please share … Continue reading

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Strange Science: Resurrection via Stem Cells?

A research team in Pennsylvania hopes to experiment with injecting stem cells into the spinal column of brain-dead individuals to see if it will restore them to functionality. The stem cells aren’t the only method that will be used–“an injected … Continue reading

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Awesome Finds: Mae Among the Stars

Our Kickstarter for Battling in All Her Finery launches tomorrow, but if you’re looking for something to read about a woman leader today, check out Mae Among the Stars by Roda Ahmed, illustrated by Stasia Burrington. Inspired by the story of Mae … Continue reading

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Strange Science: The Disappearance of the Roman Ninth Legion

Mass disappearances have happened throughout history, but one of the most curious is the disappearance of the Roman Ninth Legion from somewhere between what is now England and Scotland, in the second century A.D. The Roman Ninth Legion was one … Continue reading

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Review of Serpent’s Rise by Trish Heinrich

Serpent’s Rise (Beautiful Fire, 2017) is the second book in Trish Heinrich’s Vigilantes series, following after Serpent’s Sacrifice. In this book, set in the early 1960s, Alice has mostly hung up her costume, albeit reluctantly, in favor of navigating high … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: Battling in All Her Finery Kickstarter!

On Thursday, February 1, Mad Scientist Journal will be launching our fifth anthology Kickstarter. The title this year is Battling in All Her Finery: Historical Accounts of Otherworldly Women Leaders. We’re planning for an all-ages friendly, inclusive anthology of stories of women … Continue reading

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On Kickstarter: Valor Volume 2

If you’re looking for a fun comic anthology for all ages that pays homage to the strength, resourcefulness, and cunning of female heroines in fairy tales, check out Valor: Volume 2 on Kickstarter! The first volume of this series contained re-imagined, adapted, and … Continue reading

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Strange Science: Unusual Food Pairings

Why do food pairings like pork and vanilla or beef and chocolate work? The answer lies within flavor perception and biochemical networks. Food is made up of chemical compounds, and sometimes, two foods that you might think of as very … Continue reading

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Alumni Publishing Short Stories from Delightful to Creepy

Here are the latest batch of stories from our MSJ alum, including stories that range from delightful and light-hearted to creepy horror stories. Caroline M. Yoachim has published “A Rabbit Egg for Flora” in the latest Fireside Fiction. S. Qiouyi Li has … Continue reading

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