Links 1/15/14

Links for you. Science:

Influenza still kills (absolute must-read for everyone. Everyone. Then Tweet it, etc.)
A Field Guide to Genomics Research
100 years of dog breeding (what we’ve done to many breeds is horrific)
160 Years Later, Scientists Grow a GM Potato That Could Have Prevented the Irish Potato Famine (but GMOs are evil, bargle, bargle, bargle)
Why Biotech Whiz Kid Jack Andraka Is Not On The Forbes 30 Under 30 List
GoPro Attached to a Crab Net Produces Amazing Results (the sting ray at 3:00 is pretty cool)


Let’s Be Real: Online Harassment Isn’t ‘Virtual’ For Women (must-read)
Old Whine In New Skins, Ctd.
Catch of the Day: Election Dysfunction by Choice
How Reddit Became a Gun Market—and Authorized Its Logo on Assault Rifles: The company licensed its trademark alien for the weapons while it was owned by Condé Nast
Christie’s Staff Reveals Why Christie will Never be President
Needed: A Better Theory of Bureaucracy
How Plagiarized Art Sells for Millions
Our justice system’s Steubenville failure: Ma’lik Richmond’s disheartening non-apology
Starry, Starry, Starry Night
Chris Christie’s problem is that he’s really, truly a bully
Storm turns lighthouses into a chilling masterpiece
SNL’s Real Race Problem: It’s America’s, too.
This Is Yet Another in the 56-Month Straight Series of Disappointing and Awful Bureau of Labor Statistics Household Employment Surveys
How the Big Cell Phone Companies Are Getting Away with Ripping You Off Each Month: Until we get serious about taking on oligopolies, consumers have little power.

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1 Response to Links 1/15/14

  1. Min says:

    I think that the dog breeding evidence justifies some unease about genetically modified foods. (Yes, all domesticated crops are genetically modified, but over time by people who ate their own produce.)

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