Links 4/23/14

Links for you. Science:

This Crazy Purple Cube Is 1 Giant Step for Space Agriculture. NASA to astronauts: “Let them eat kale.”
Americans Wildly Overestimate the Impact of Routine Mammographies
When Should Scientists Kill?
When a series of entirely reasonable decisions leads to biased outcomes: thoughts on the Waterman Award
Broad Institute Gets Patent on Revolutionary Gene-Editing Method: The Harvard-MIT genomic science institute stays mute on how it will assert control over the tools expected to speed cures and change gene therapy.

Other:

Omnibus Followup on Trigger Issues for a Small Minority of Commenters (must-read)
The World According to Modern Monetary Theory
White Homicide Worldwide
Candidate for Governor Don Berwick Backs Massachusetts ‘Single Payer’ Plan
A Walk Through Dorchester’s Fields Corner
Ukraine Is Not Ordering Its Jews to Register
Deadbeat on the Range
Clive Bundy needs to read the Nevada Constitution
The Circle of Scam Keeps Turning
Bullets fly, but the test must go on
A Uyghur Food Truck to Hit the Streets of Boston
San Francisco’s Public Transit System Is Doomed
Wake County sees ‘alarming’ increase in teacher resignations
Cliven Bundy syndrome: Why Christian conservatives think they’re above the law. From Hobby Lobby to the Nevada rancher, members of the far right share a dangerous, anarchic pathology
Nashville’s Revised BRT Isn’t Actually BRT at All

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