Links 11/3/14

Links for you. Science:

Been to an Ebola-affected country? Stay away from tropical medicine meeting, Louisiana says (microbiology and medical society need to consider this before planning future meetings in New Orleans)
Diverse and Widespread Contamination Evident in the Unmapped Depths of High Throughput Sequencing Data
Dear Maclean’s: Public health agencies should prioritize public health based on evidence, not fear
Colistin resistance superimposed to endemic carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae: a rapidly evolving problem in Italy, November 2013 to April 2014 (this is not a good development)
Ebola – Some Hope for Control in West Africa
Climate scientists aren’t too alarmist. They’re too conservative


Rehearsing for death: A pre-K teacher on the trouble with lockdown drills (excellent)
People’s Champ: The Case for Coakley
As you head to the polls, remember who wrecked the economy–The cost of Republicans’ misguided austerity policies: 6 million jobs
The Equity Projection
National media jumps the shark in #MaGov14
The Vicious Attacks of GamerGate Are the Norm for Women on the Internet (the second part of the piece is a must-read)
Why is Pentagon quarantining troops who had no contact with Ebola patients?
Most Ebola Patients in the U.S. Survive. Half in Africa Die. Why Are We Letting This Happen?
The Heroic, Tragic Story of the Doctor Who Saved Nigeria From Ebola
The Ignorance of Nations, Ranked: How much do people know about their own country’s demographics? Very little, it turns out. (that we have not gone extinct is a miracle)
North Korea’s gulags: a horror “without any parallel in the contemporary world”
Everything personal can’t be political
How Our Just-in-Time Private Health Care Leaves Us Exposed to Disease
GOP Texas county judge wants Blacks to do ‘this’ and not vote
U.S. Postal Service Spying on Americans Without Oversight
Anonymous Hacks Neo-Nazi Website, Finds Ron Paul Connection
Does Arne Duncan think ‘suburban moms’ are a gullible bunch?
“A stink bomb into liberals’ certainty”: Doug Henwood on his anti-Clinton crusade

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2 Responses to Links 11/3/14

  1. Bayesian Bouffant, FCD says:

    Been to an Ebola-affected country?

    (cough cough) You mean… like the USA?

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