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Karen Weintraub

Cambridge, Ma
Freelance Journalist — Freelance
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Cover Health/Science news for STAT, NYTimes, SciAm, USAToday, etc. Teach at BU and Harvard Extension. Co-wrote books on autism, adult ADHD.

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Is it more humane to eat your lobster boiled or zapped? Science isn't much help. Lobsters lack traditional brain structures for feeling pain, but at least one researcher thinks they could anyway. My story in the @nytimes  https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/12/science/lobster-pain-swiss.html 
"What if a lifelong Chicago Bears fan woke to find himself attached to the green-and-gold-tattooed torso of a former Packers fan?" @ArthurCaplan questions the ethics of head transplants.  https://www.thehastingscenter.org/new-mind-body-problem/ 
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