Links 12/7/10

Links for you. Science:
Congress Critters enlist the taxpayers in the war on NSF funded science
Another reason to avoid visiting Answers in Genesis
Polluted Air Increases Obesity Risk in Young Animals: Exposure to polluted air early in life led to an accumulation of abdominal fat and insulin resistance in mice even if they ate a normal diet, according to new research.
Citizens Against Peer Review
Eric Cantor Wants Our Grandmas to Decide Science Funding
Feds Warrantlessly Tracking Americans’ Credit Cards in Real Time
No Free Parking
Web bug reveals browsing history: Porn sites are among the top users of a browser bug that reveals all the places people go online, finds research. (I’m surprised this is news; I once wound up talking to someone who, for a brief period, was the webmaster for a porn web portal, and this was the entire raison d’ĂȘtre for these sites)

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1 Response to Links 12/7/10

  1. nichole says:

    PZ just wrote something on that last one — apparently the Discovery Institute uses the browser bug as well!

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