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Links 7/1/15

Links for you. Science: This Beetle Uses Its Poop as a Shield or Sword What’s The Point Of Science Without ‘Eureka!’ Moments? What’s really warming the world? California’s Children Win, Anti-Vaxxers Lose The Underfunded, Disorganized Plan to Save Earth from … Continue reading

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A Paragraph I Never Thought I Would Read

Feel the Bern: For Louis Celli, at the American Legion, Sanders’s progressive views make some sense in the context of advocating for veterans’ programs. “Who better than a socialist to advocate for veterans’ health care?” he asked. Pretty much Gog … Continue reading

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Links 6/26/15

Links for you. Science: Yup, this happened: “Mystery” writer impersonated cardiovascular pathologist, penned published letter You Won’t Think the Platypus Is So Cute if You Feel the Excruciating Pain of Its Venom Ancient Human With 10 Percent Neanderthal Genes Found … Continue reading

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Why We Will Continue to Need Public Genomic Repositories

There’s a very interesting pre-print “The next 20 years of genome research” that made the genomics bloggysphere rounds recently. I like most of what’s in there, but, this being the bloggysphere, I’m going to obsessively dwell on the one part … Continue reading

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David Brooks: Still a Movement Conservative…

…just one that has been prettied up. I’ve written many times that nothing in movement conservatism makes sense except in the light of creationism (with apologies to geneticist Theodosius Dobzhansky). And NY Times columnist David Brooks’ pedigree is all movement … Continue reading

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Links 6/1/15

Links for you. Science: IS threat to Syria’s northern bald ibis near Palmyra The Dragon Autopsy Treating like cases alike: bioethics edition NCBI to hold three-day genomics hackathon in August The most predictable disaster in the history of the human … Continue reading

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Links 5/18/15

Links for you. Science: Beware the bad survey: Science literacy isn’t as bad as the statistics make it look The Brighter Side of Rabies Cuba Has a Lung Cancer Vaccine—And America Wants It The Capstone (Emeritus) Award is Already in … Continue reading

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