Links 11/25/14

Links for you. Science:

Statistics in the age of HIPPA
Unexpected cross-species contamination in genome sequencing projects (and don’t forget the platypus!)
Simmer Down: Viruses Not ‘Fourth Domain’ of Life
Economics Is a Dismal Science for Women
Florida’s Invaders: Tokay Gecko

Other:

Why Working With Young Children Is (Still) A Dead-End Job
Why Humanities 2? or: End the Administration
Undocumented Immigrants Aren’t Who You Think They Are
The Story That Tore Through the Trees: Amid some of the worst wildfire conditions America has seen in a century, a return to the book that burned its way into our collective imagination
Keep calm and kill turkeys
GOP Columnist: The VERY Bad News FOR THE GOP in the GOP’s Midterm Victory (in the short term, it sucks for most of us though…)
Why Ferguson has been in a state of emergency for years
Is publishing “just a button”?
On “false statements” and FBI interrogations
Alabama’s Poor Have It Worse Than Most – And It’s Not Getting Better (budgets are ethical statements)
It’s the People’s Mail that Will Be Slowed, Workers Say
Charter schools suspend more than traditional schools (what the story doesn’t discuss is what happens to students who are repeatedly suspended–which is the whole point)
Who Cares How Much You Love Bill Cosby?: An Exorcism
Hole Foods
Politics as usual

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