Links 11/12/14

Links for you. Science:

A sports-analogy for ASBMB President McKnight
Mobility of Disparate Scores in NIH Grant Review
Google Wants to Store Your Genome: For $25 a year, Google will keep a copy of any genome in the cloud. (remember: if you don’t have an actual hard copy of your data, it’s not your data anymore–you’re just leasing it)
As species decline, so does research funding
2500 Humans Needed Just 100 years to Hunt the Moa to Extinction

Other:

Memories of development
Congrats, Pro-Lifers, You Won! Now I Have Just a Few Questions for You: What would your abortion compromise look like? What will you do for pregnant women who can’t afford a child?
Uncle Sam’s Databases of Suspicion
The “Ancient Mating Habits of Whatever”
Charter Schools: Why Poverty Measures Matter
Don’t Hurt Me, Mr. Republican, I Promise I’ll Be Good
10 Ways Introverts Interact Differently With The World
Kaci Hickox, Nurse Who Fought Ebola Quarantine, To Leave Maine (because what poor, rural states need is fewer healthcare workers)
Who Should the Democrats Fire?
Another Data Fiasco at LDOE, and Another Reason Charters Pose a Danger to Our Children and Communities
Mass. wonders whether students being overtested
That wasn’t a Republican wave that washed through Massachusetts. It was barely a ripple.
Midterms 2014: Paying the Gold Price, and the Iron Price
Die Mauer: The early days of the Berlin Wall.

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1 Response to Links 11/12/14

  1. Joe Smith says:

    Trigger warnings, Mike: if you are going to send people to ignorant fucktard sites like Free Republic or Firedoglake, you need to send up an alert or people will transfer their hatred of the stupid onto you.

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