Links 2/9/15

Links for you. Science:

Are we really running out of helium?
Antibiotic resistance transfer: where’s the culprit?
Even cockroaches have personalities
What’s Up With That: Why Do Cats Love Boxes So Much?
Funding cuts prompt top young scientist Danielle Edwards to reject prestigious fellowship (when the U.S. is a step up in terms of funding, it must be awful there)


The Persistent Misidentification Of “Low Performing Schools” (the first comment is also very good)
Is Ending Segregation the Key to Ending Poverty? Chicago’s experiment in relocating poor African American families to rich white suburbs seems to be a success. So why are so few other cities doing the same? (the question answers itself, doesn’t it?)
You Can Sue A Parent Who Doesn’t Vaccinate, But You Probably Won’t Win
Time for #GreekLivesMatter
The Big Lie: 5.6% Unemployment
Right-Wing Politics and Vicarious Pride
Pope Francis Just Declared This Murdered Archbishop a Martyr. Reaganites Should Be Embarrassed.
GOP Rep. Mo Brooks says maybe you should blame immigrants for measles
Why teachers can’t have ‘normal’ lives
Does D.C. Need a Gondola? (the action thriller potential alone is worth it)
113 countries have higher measles immunization rates than the U.S. for 1-year-olds
Your Right to Skip Shots Ends Where My Kid Begins
National Gallery aims to integrate Corcoran works while keeping its legacy alive
How RadioShack Helped Build Silicon Valley
Fewer Top Graduates Want to Join Teach for America

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4 Responses to Links 2/9/15

  1. Bayesian Bouffant, FCD says:

    Are we really running out of helium?

    How old is that link? I saw “Jan. 13” but no mention of a year. It doesn’t seem to take congnizance of a 2013 development:
    Good news! Congress just averted a global helium crisis.

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