Links 2/2/15

Links for you. Science:

Journalists vector GM fears as FDA considers Oxitec’s Keys mosquito plan (excellent)
And Who Would’ve Thought…It Figures
The microbiome doesn’t always explain everything.
Data faker happily employed by the US Patent Office
Why Measles Isn’t Just An Anti-Vaxxer Problem
This Jellyfish Has an IRON MAN Arc Reactor

Other:

Email From US Special Forces Veteran; 500 US Blackwater Mercenaries in Ukraine? US Backs Ukrainian Neo-Nazis (not surprising)
Once Ubiquitous, Parking Garages Fall to the Wrecking Ball
On a Stanford Man Who Alleged a Sexual Assault: He insists that a female classmate is guilty of the transgression—and that she shouldn’t be expelled.
If Andrew Sullivan Is The Future of Journalism Then Journalism Is Fucked
See the world’s subways evolve as time goes by
“Do I Fear Sleep? Yeah…”
Tim Ryan: Why I changed my thinking on abortion
Marshawn Lynch and Roger Goodell: Compare and Contrast
With switch to PARCC from MCAS, benefits uncertain (well, the makers of the new, unproven test will profit)
Whether they live close in or far from the city, people travel about the same number of miles on transit
US-style healthcare: where being ill could cost you everything you have (we are so fucking backward)
Snails slither their way on to the beauty scene as the next big thing in facials
Rush After ‘A Rape On Campus’: A UVA Alum Goes Back to Rugby Road
Broken traffic cameras contributed to massive revenue decline, D.C. police say
When Errorbars Hit Mainstream News

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