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Throwing Buckets of Money At the Wrong Schools

One of the dumber things I’ve ever heard is the aphorism “You can’t solve problems by throwing buckets of money at them.” This is idiotic: there are plenty of problems that can be solved with buckets of money. Usually when … Continue reading

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Links 3/17/15

Links for you. Science: 3,000 year-old tomb of ancient Egyptian nobleman discovered in Luxor How the Penguin Got Its Waddle Lawsuits Say Protein Powders Lack Protein, Ripping Off Athletes (MAXIMUM TURBO POWER BOOST! What silly names) Will the iPhone transform … Continue reading

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Links 3/14/15

Links for you. Science: Evolution, Perfection and Life Across the USA, flu season winding down Insurance companies are slow to cover next-generation sequencing Largest Risk for Diabetes With Statins Yet Seen, in New Study Genetics of Why Finns Are Less … Continue reading

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Links 3/13/15

Links for you. Science: Why China’s Pollution Could Be Behind Our Cold, Snowy Winters Mistrust and meddling unsettles US science agency: National Science Foundation under pressure from lawmakers to revise its agenda. ‘Sizeless science’ and the cult of significance testing … Continue reading

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Links 2/28/15

Links for you. Science: US measles outbreak not linked to illegal immigration, health official says How to Develop New Antibiotics The Tangled Roots of English Nature is not at all serious about double blind peer review More than measles: The … Continue reading

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Links 2/25/15

Links for you. Science: HPV Cancers in Men Take Off New Species, the ‘Ruby Seadragon,’ Discovered by Scripps Researchers What 23andMe’s FDA Approval Means For The Future Of Genomics New weapon in war against flu pandemics and pneumonia Ask not … Continue reading

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Links 2/15/15

Links for you. Science: A lot of Silicon Valley tech employees aren’t vaccinating their kids (one way to solve the income inequality problem…) A tiny bias goes a long way when it comes to grant review Dropping Science Why it’s … Continue reading

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