Links 9/19/13

Links for you. Science:

The contribution of local animal populations to human drug-resistant Salmonella infections may previously have been overstated
Vinod Khosla: In The Next 10 Years, Data Science Will Do More For Medicine Than All Biological Sciences Combined (note the second paragraph however)
Drug addiction: The complex truth
U.S. measles cases in 2013 may be most in 17 years
The SETI boondoggle
Having a job outside STEM is not evidence of good STEM training

Other:

Too Tired to Hustle (excellent)
Death of an adjunct
No Time to Despair About Gun Control
In Nebraska, a Field of Low-Mileage Dreams
Obama Bypasses Terrorism Rule To Give Weapons To Syrian Rebels
Talking With Bad People
Janet Yellen Urged Glass-Steagall Repeal And Social Security Cuts, Supported NAFTA
Borys The Bengal Cat And Walter The Greyhound Are The Cutest Best Friends Ever
Lessons Learned
HEARTLAND AMERICA STILL DOESN’T TRUST HIPPIES, SO TWELVE PEOPLE HAD TO DIE TODAY
Think your plastic is being recycled? Think again.
The antivaccine movement buys Representative Darrell Issa for $40,000

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2 Responses to Links 9/19/13

  1. Jim Sweeney says:

    Loved the article about Rat Park, doubtless due to my long familiarity with rats, my casual acquaintance with cocaine, and perhaps to having attended Berkeley, whose psychology building is named after the notorious Tolman who contended that rats have maps.

  2. Bayesian Bouffant, FCD says:

    You should read this article about a perpetual motion machine:
    In This Town, We Still Obey The Laws Of Thermodynamics. And you should apply the lessons to some other example which has held your attention.

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