Links 7/1/12

Links for you. Science:

New flu gene found hiding in plain sight, and affects severity of infections
Signaling Science: What Household Solutions Repel Ants? An antsy, ant-filled activity from Science Buddies (this is supposed to be for kids, but I might just do this all for my wee lonesome)
Other Air Pollutants: Soot and Methane
Chimpanzee Infanticide at the LA Zoo: Common Occurrence or Cause For Alarm?
Obamacare Will Affect Research

Other:

A Little Perspective: Congress First Mandated Health Care in 1798 (my take here)
Why I Voted to Authorize the Chicago Teachers’ Strike
The Lehrer affair, consequence-free plagiarism, and rules for blogging (Carl Zimmer’s comment is especially good)
Just a Humble Tradesman, Trapped in a World He Never Made (when media outlets get astroturfed)
We Could Stop Importing Oil From the Middle East Today if We Wanted To
Crybaby business owners only have themselves to blame
NUMBER OF HOMELESS STUDENTS TOPS ONE MILLION FOR THE FIRST TIME
The either/or
Yes, if Republicans Win in November, Obamacare is Toast (will Democrats convince the 30 million helped by this bill of that?)
If rigging rates isn’t anti-social behaviour, what is, dude?
Quelle Surprise! Fed Economists Side Firmly With Bank Criminality Over the Rule of Law
How Chief Justice Rube Goldberg Saved the Individual Mandate
The Corporate University: Recent Developments
Thomas Friedman’s New State of Grace
Notes on Wall Street’s Bid-Rigging Scandal

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