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Google settles lawsuit with ex-employee who claimed firing was in retaliation for organizing | Engadget

Google settles lawsuit with ex-employee who claimed firing was in retaliation for organizing | Engadget Andrew Tarantola In 2019, Google parent, Alphabet Inc, terminated the employment of two software engineers, Laurence Berland and Rebecca Rivers, in a move that sparked company-wide protests and accusations of retaliation for the pair’s efforts to organize their workplace. On…

The Terrible Toll of 76 Autoimmune Diseases

The Terrible Toll of 76 Autoimmune Diseases

The Terrible Toll of 76 Autoimmune Diseases Maddie Bender, Jen Christiansen, Miriam Quick The idea that organisms might attack themselves with immune with immune systems that evolved to defend them from diseases in the outside world made little sense to immunologist Paul Ehrlich. In 1901 the future Nobel laureate dismissed such a theory—he called it…