Monthly Archives: January 2015

Links 1/31/15

Links for you. Science: A Bug in the System: Why last night’s chicken made you sick. (must-read) Why Did Vaccinated People Get Measles at Disneyland? Blame the Unvaccinated Antibiotics help spread malaria This fish lived in peace for 70 million … Continue reading

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Forest Green

Observed on 12th Street between S and T, Shaw, D.C.:

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Why Did the FBI Never Follow Up on Attempts to Murder Occupy Protestors?

Well, if you’re a cynic, I suppose the question answers itself–our internal security forces exist to maintain the existing order, not to protect our civil liberties. But this is very disturbing (boldface mine): Interestingly, one document obtained by PCJ from … Continue reading

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Links 1/30/15

Links for you. Science: Meant to Keep Malaria Out, Mosquito Nets Are Used to Haul Fish In Deflategate: The Final Chapter NIH awards $3MM Grant to Develop Rapid Diagnostic Test for Lyme Disease Is redoing scientific research the best way … Continue reading

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Militarism Is This Unpopular?

By way of Matthew DiCarlo, we find these very interesting data about who should and should not be a teacher: In a country that constantly ‘honors its troops’ (even as it too often doesn’t really support them), approves of torture, … Continue reading

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Does Kumbaya As Public Health Policy Work?

A couple of days ago, I wound up in a Twitter discussion (or whatever it should be called) about an article suggesting people who refuse to vaccinate should be sued. There was some back and forth, but ultimately I’m convinced–and … Continue reading

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Links 1/29/15

Links for you. Science: Parachuting Beavers Into Idaho’s Wilderness? Yes, It Really Happened This lizard looks like he’s just hatched a plan to take over the world Though a leader in biotech, not all firms flocking to Boston Why women … Continue reading

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