Links 7/27/12

Links for you. Science:


What does a phylogeny communicate?
(good introduction)
American Society of Hematology Launches Multi-Million-Dollar Grant Program to Support Critical Blood Disease Research (what next? A bake sale?)
We have a whooping cough vaccine. So why is there a whooping cough outbreak?
A colorful stink bug nymph
Locked in combat: Mother lion takes on deadly crocodile to give cubs safe swim across river

Other:

Rotten Ronnie (must-read, especially for you young’uns)
Is America Crazy? Ten Reasons It Might Be
YES, LET’S BAN ALL GOVERNMENT AID TO STUDENTS BECAUSE ONE RECIPIENT WENT NUTS (the War on Science rolls on)
Gun Violence: The Public Health Issue Politicians Want to Ignore
Car-free commuting push pays off in Kendall Square
Are We Addicted to Gadgets or Indentured to Work?
Asshole of the Century
Mumbles writes letters (seriously, good for Menino)
One Woman’s Account of How Abuse, Corruption and Silence at Penn State Perpetuate a Poisonous Culture: A former Penn State student and instructor says a culture of abuse exists well beyond the football field and the school’s problems are systemic. (that most colleges are liberal is more myth than reality)
Why Are Associate Professors So Unhappy?
NRO Editor Kathryn Jean Lopez: Was Aurora Shooter Possessed By Beelzebub? (I’m guessing no)
Rich Kid, Poor Kid: How Mixed Neighborhoods Could Save America’s Schools

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