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Links 7/28/15

Links for you. Science: One big myth about medicine: We know how drugs work When the Cat Comes Back, With Prey Why it is misleading to compare exoplanet Kepler-452b to Earth Discovery in Israel pushes back dawn of agriculture to … Continue reading

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Links 7/21/15

Links for you. Science: Tel Aviv University researcher finds non-psychotropic compound in marijuana can help heal bone fissures DNA Reveals These Red-Haired Chinese Mummies Come From Europe And Asia Measles Virus Races Through Northwest Cameroon The Origins of the Dismal … Continue reading

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Soul Singer

Observed on S Street, between Georgia and 8th, Shaw, D.C.:

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So, What Is a Post-Doc Worth?

One of the galling things about the possibility that current post-doc salaries might (probably will) run afoul of the Obama administration’s proposed overtime rules has been watching some PIs (I think they’re PIs; maybe they’re just post-docs who believe they’re … Continue reading

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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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