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Links 4/17/14

Links for you. Science: One drug to rule them all: Researchers find treatment that kills every kind of cancer tumor Dear Jenny McCarthy Large Samples: Too Much of a Good Thing? GOP pushes funding cuts for social science work Other: … Continue reading

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Links 4/16/14

Links for you. Science: Amber Waves of Woo Fecal transplant most cost-effective first-line treatment for recurrent CDI (headline isn’t entirely accurate; still worth reading) This Fish Crawled Out of the Water…and Into Creationists’ Nightmares The Mystery of the Glow-in-the-Dark Civil … Continue reading

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Links 4/15/14

Links for you. Science: Why is nanopore sequencing difficult? This sea slug is like a cross between a dinosaur, a jellyfish, and a watermelon Stephen Colbert Is the Best Source of Science on TV Old Antibiotic for Uncomplicated Urinary Tract … Continue reading

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Links 4/14/14

Links for you. Science: New evidence, same conclusion: Tamiflu only modestly useful for influenza What the Tamiflu saga tells us about drug trials and big pharma (interestingly, this describes the results somewhat differently than the previous link) The field ecology … Continue reading

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Links 4/13/14

Links for you. Science: On resubmitting unfunded A1 NIH grant applications Study by prominent Brigham scientists retracted due to “compromised” data Funders punish open-access dodgers It’s Time to Evolve. Yes, You Too. Other: All the Letters That Are Fit to … Continue reading

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Links 4/12/14

Links for you. Science: Circumcision may be the kindest cut of all My Arch Enemy Scale Model WWII Craft Takes Flight With Fuel From the Sea Concept Fuck “Passion” Other: This 32-Year-Old Florida Woman Is Dead Because Her State Refused … Continue reading

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Links 4/11/14 (and Programming Note)

I’m taking something resembling a vacation, but, don’t worry, like the Mighty River Jordan, the blog will keep rolling on (actually, if you’ve ever seen the Jordan river, it’s not very impressive). Anyway, links for you. Science: Correlation: neither everything … Continue reading

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Links 4/10/14

Links for you. Science: A Patient in Minnesota Has Lassa Hemorrhagic Fever. (Don’t Panic.) Launching genetic diversity to the stars Trilobite Beetles are Happy Being on Land, Alive in the Present Day The NIH Grant “Have” States Resist Sharing A … Continue reading

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Links 4/9/14

Links for you. Science: Biotech sector fears financial squeeze New Study Says Benefits of Circumcision Outweigh Risks 100 to 1 Waste Not, Want Not: Why Rarefying Microbiome Data Is Inadmissible Why Do Zebras Have Stripes? Riddle Finally Solved Natural History’s … Continue reading

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Links 4/8/14

Links for you. Science: Riding the epidemic curve to glory, Gram-negative edition No, Rats Are Not Exonerated From The Black Death Why Do Zebras Have Stripes? Riddle Finally Solved Natural decline: Few biology degrees still feature natural history. Is the … Continue reading

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