Monthly Archives: March 2011

Links 3/31/11

Links for you.
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Posted in Lotsa Links

I’m Sure Value-Added Testing Will Solve This Educational Problem

The ‘reformers’ base their views on schools that are like the schools they attended: middle- and upper middle class schools. But the problems facing schools with a lot of poverty are very different, and the reformers don’t seem to recognize that.
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Posted in Education | 5 Comments

Finally, Someone Is Allocating Genomics Resources the Right Way

Someone must have learned something from the last few years of microbiome work…
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Posted in Microbiome

Links 3/30/11

Merry Wednesday! Links for you.
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Posted in Lotsa Links | 2 Comments

The U.S. Has Always Had Political Incivility

How uncivil.
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Posted in A Message to You, Rudy, Humor | 2 Comments

Why Biomedical Scientists Suffer More Than Others in STEM Fields

A lack of options makes biomedical scientists (relatively) miserable.
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Posted in Career Stuff, Education | 11 Comments

Links 3/29/11

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Posted in Lotsa Links | 1 Comment

I HAZ LINKROT?!? On the Etiquette of Internet Citations

I went through some of my 2006 posts. Of the links that didn’t link to my blog, about twenty percent were dead.
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Posted in Bloggity Blog | 7 Comments

Microbiome Triumphalism and Misusing a Metaphor

The human microbiome isn’t an organ. We have evolved to dampen the effects of the microbiome’s inherent variability on our bodies.
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Posted in Microbiology, Microbiome, Obesity | 5 Comments

Links 3/28/11

Links for you.
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Posted in Lotsa Links