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Links for you. Science:

A New Funding Model for Scientists
Chikungunya Virus Makes Inroads into the Americas
Is the $1,000 genome for real? With the release of the HiSeq X Ten, genetic-sequencing company Illumina attempts to cement market dominance.
Repositories share key research tools. But some biological resource centres face funding issues.
A Scientist Laments The NIH Budget: I’m ‘Bitter And Cynical’ About The World I ‘Wanted To Help’


Yes, Marcus. They did die in vain. (must-read)
Freedom Industries’ Other Chemical Storage Site Is Unsafe Too (these fucking guys)
Abortion Clinic Workers on Why the Supreme Court Should Uphold Buffer Zones
Does Marijuana Legalization Spell the Death of the Underground Weed Dealer? The plight of the neighborhood pot dealer just got a lot harder in Colorado. In Denver, many think they’ll go extinct.
Smartphones get more sophisticated, but their owners do not (a good instruction manual would help greatly)
Want to Predict the Future of Surveillance? Ask Poor Communities.
The Real Reason Evangelical Christians Are Trying to Thwart Women’s Right to Birth Control
The Danger of Telling Poor Kids That College Is the Key to Social Mobility
Milwaukee “New Hustler Academy” Voucher School Closes in the Dead of Night (religious hucksters meet charter schools. Not awesome)
Candidate Rauner in Illinois Supports Charters and Lower Minimum Wage (what an asshole)
Forbes then and now
Verily, Who Would Have Thunk?
Virginia Town Decides that, Maybe, Honoring Traitors Isn’t a Great Idea
Are Fracking Fluids to Blame for Rail Car Explosions?

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