Links 1/17/15

Links for you. Science:

The Doctor Who Championed Hand-Washing And Briefly Saved Lives
Flu Experiments May Cause 2,000 Deaths Per Year
Stealthy 10X Genomics Raises $55.5M To Beef Up DNA Sequencing (curious to see what the tech actually is…)
Deep Sea Explorers Stumble Upon A Creature They Can Hardly Believe Is Real
Cleanliness saves hives


MMT Versus the CBO: Replacing the Budget Constraint with an Inflation Constraint (also see this)
How much are words worth? (we get the media we pay for…)
The war against critics of charter schools (if charters were as good as they say, they wouldn’t have to use the same tactics Big Oil and Tobacco use)
Point of Schools isn’t more Testing
A black man hit my friend, threatening to rob and kill her… and the NYPD refused to help because of “protesters” (if true, this is explosive)
Obama’s free education proposal: Why stop at community colleges?
The ugly segregationist history of the charter school movement
Meaningless Use
The rise of New York’s police unions (what Peter Moskos says in the story is worth noting)
Speeding violations near schools decline 59% after speed-cameras installed across NYC
Idea for Tackling Inequality Number 27,653: Stop Subsidizing It
Talking with Karen Mullarkey
My Lovely Wife in the Psych Ward
Obama and the Unfairness of History
Former Pepsi Lobbyist Will Help Overhaul School Lunch Program (amazing)

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2 Responses to Links 1/17/15

  1. evodevo says:

    The “cleaning bee” trait is recessive, and the inheritance is an incomplete dominance pattern, if I remember my Gen 101 correctly. It would take a few generations.

  2. Tony Eales says:

    Regarding the second piece. I get the feeling Marc Lipsitch is turning out to be an ideologue and fear monger on the Gain of Function experiment debate.he’s been at it for a while too

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