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Links 7/28/14

Links for you. Science: Why NGOs can’t be trusted on GMOs Why Seven Hours of Sleep Might Be Better Than Eight Scientific Misbehavior in Economics: Unacceptable research practice linked to perceived pressure to publish. How a solar storm two years … Continue reading

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Links 7/27/14

Links for you. Science: Sixth-Grader May Have Stolen Marine Biologist’s Lionfish Research (actually, the father; she might not have known) How long was the average Roman foot, and what was their shoe size? Bayesianism — a dangerous religion that harms … Continue reading

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Links 7/26/14

Links for you. Science: They’re Here: Massive Mayfly Emergence in Wisconsin Exciting findings in schizophrenia genetics – but what do they mean? U.S. CDC says it ‘may never know’ how bird flu mishap occurred An investigation of the false discovery … Continue reading

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Links 7/25/14

Links for you. Science: Desert Rat Relies on Microbes To Detoxify Its Deadly Meals How A Giant Act Of Philanthropy May Kickstart Psychiatry (we’ll see…) Detection of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus Genome in an Air Sample Originating from … Continue reading

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Links 7/21/14

Links for you. Science: Open source plasmids: just add bacteria and reproduce at will CDC’s lab problems have ripple effect on other outbreaks Hospitals miss goal for worker flu shots Microbes Help Corals Pick a Home and Settle Down Other: … Continue reading

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Links 7/20/14

Links for you. Science: Feynman is not my hero Survey of Academic Field Experiences (SAFE): Trainees Report Harassment and Assault The Birds and the Bees, academic version On the (Very Smelly) Trail of the Skunk Takeover: Pet-friendly American suburbs make … Continue reading

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Links 7/19/14

Links for you. Science: Cambridge Working Group Consensus Statement on the Creation of Potential Pandemic Pathogens (PPPs) Lizard “Sees” With Its Skin For Automatic Camouflage How not to make your papers replicable Do trans-fat bans save lives? Other: Why more … Continue reading

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Links 7/18/14

Links for you. Science: Is Siberia a Safe Place for Smallpox? Bio-Unsafety Level 3: Could the Next Lab Accident Result in a Pandemic? So-called gain-of-function pathogen research will likely receive closer scrutiny after three U.S. biolab incidents Our Bees, Ourselves: … Continue reading

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Links 7/17/14

Links for you. Science: How to fix U.S. biosecurity leaks? Close some labs Is it morally acceptable to hire postdocs? The problem of Richard Feynman Arizona Enlists a Beetle in Its Campaign for Water Other: Bordering on heartless Bill Gross: … Continue reading

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Links 7/16/14

Links for you. Science: My Cyborg Ear: How a Surgeon and Titanium Cured My Lifelong Deafness Gulper Eel The Leader of the Smallpox-Eradication Effort Speaks About the Virus’s Rediscovery After Lapses, C.D.C. Admits a Lax Culture at Labs Other: Wrong … Continue reading

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