Here’s some links for you. The science stuff:
- Better keyboards could reduce MRSA transmission in hospitals.
- Here’s a very good post on land development and eutrophication.
- From Scientific American, an article on the destruction of the world’s fisheries.
- Fellow ScienceBlogling Jonah Lehrer discusses what can be done about the fisheries collapse
- All of avian influenza can be divided into four parts: fellow ScienceBlogling Revere finishes his four part series about avian influenza.
- A post of mine about the effects of antibiotic resistance in Kenya.
The other stuff:
- driftglass asks Andrew Sullivan, “So how did you not notice this 1,000-mile-high bag of flaming dog shit that has been burning and stinking on the porch of the Republican Party for the last 25 years?” It’s a nice historical perspective on the Christopath Uruk-hai.
- Ezra Klein wants realism about, not hagiography of, our troops.
- What the Haggard scandal means for those in the Dominionist Christian camp.
- In Montana, some ‘local’ property rights initiatives are actually funded by an out-of-state developer. And he’s gone national too.
- Jamison Foer catalogues the media attrocities.
- Cry, the Beloved Stupid Country: a hysterical take on faith-based anti-nuclear proliferation efforts.
- A must-read piece about how decent people project their own decency onto sociopaths and other assorted harmful people.
- When it comes to the impending Republican electoral collapse, the Republicans are already engaging in the soft bigotry of low expectations.
- In a post about crow-eating neocons, tristero knocks it out of the park.