Links 1/28/14

Links for you. Science:

Woman with flu miscarries, battles for her life
Why do Sloths Really Poop on the Ground? (there’s a ‘bear shits in the wood’ joke in there somewhere….)
On outing in the sciblogging community
Useful Unix/Linux One-Liners for Bioinformatics
Almost Three Times the Risk of Carrying MRSA from Living Near a Mega-Farm

Other:

“Marriage promotion” is a destructive cargo cult (excellent)
How a Math Genius Hacked OkCupid to Find True Love
Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer Will Kick Christie’s Ass
Be proud, America.
In Texas’ Rio Grande Valley, a Reproductive Health-Care Crisis Goes From Bad to Worse
The Loud Truth About Abortion Protesters: Justice Scalia calls the demonstrators “counselors” who are comforting women. That’s not what I found at one New Jersey clinic. (“…it was clear that Justice Scalia’s description of what was taking place outside abortion clinics was woefully incomplete. Was he wildly uniformed or intentionally creating a false narrative to support his own political beliefs?” OOH, ME, ME! I KNOW THE ANSWER!)
We Already Have a Lower Minimum Wage for Teenagers
The real extremists are American voters, not politicians (I took the test in the paper-pdf-and I’m pretty consistent)
How Richard Sherman Became America’s Newest Thug
War Put Boston on the Map (it’s a good exhibit)
All I want for Christmas is an abortion
Where We Fail On Rape And Sexual Assault In The Military: It is not that most men rape. It is that too many of us get a glance, have a hunch, hear a rumor, and do nothing. That is where we fail. Now, let’s do something
You Will Respect My Authoritah!

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One Response to Links 1/28/14

  1. Bayesian Bouffant, FCD says:

    Stem cell ‘major discovery’ claimed

    Scientists in Japan showed stem cells can now be made quickly just by dipping blood cells into acid.

    Not erythrocytes, one presumes.

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