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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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Links 5/16/15

Links for you. Science: Natural GMO? Sweet Potato Genetically Modified 8,000 Years Ago Alexander Rich Dies at 90; Confirmed DNA’s Double Helix Can This Scientist Unite Genetic Engineers and Organic Farmers? 9 things PBS Newshour famously gets horrible wrong in … Continue reading

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Links 5/13/15

Links for you. Science: House panel holds hearing on ‘politically driven science’—sans scientists The Pseudoscience of Beauty Products: Why the dubious claims of so many skin-care companies go unquestioned and untested (the last couple of paragraphs are awesome) A Flu … Continue reading

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Bull Something

Not sure what this is on 15th Street, between Corcoran and R, Dupont Circle, D.C.: Head (?) on:

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Data Presentation Matters: A Partial Solution to the Reproducibility Crisis

There’s a very good, open access article, “Beyond Bar and Line Graphs: Time for a New Data Presentation Paradigm“, making the rounds. Fig. 1 (.tiff) pretty much sums up the key point: Fig 1. Many different datasets can lead to … Continue reading

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Links 4/12/15

Links for you. Science: Mummies reveal how tuberculosis ravaged the heart of 18th century Europe Back to Brontosaurus? The Dinosaur Might Deserve Its Own Genus After All Funding decisions: the NIH method (in a rare exception, I’ll link to something … Continue reading

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Links 4/9/15

Links for you. Science: That loud bang that startles you awake: It may be ‘exploding head syndrome’ Inappropriate manipulation of peer review For every rule, an exception Understanding Evolutionary Trees How Europeans evolved white skin Other: The hidden hand behind … Continue reading

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