Links 2/16/15

Links for you. Science:

How not to write a sequence assembly comparison paper
We Cannot Geoengineer Our Way Out of the Climate Crisis
UC will require measles vaccination for incoming students
Autism rates aren’t actually increasing
The Promises and Pitfalls of Genoeconomics


Secretive TPP threatens health, regulation, and democracy
400,000 Dead from Physician/Hospital Error? (note that hospital-acquired infections aren’t viewed as physician/hospital error)
The First Victims of the First Crusade
Proposed Site of Boston’s Olympic Stadium Could Have an MBTA Problem
You Will Not Comment on This Article
Idaho woman arrested for trying to convert Jewish acquaintance to Jesus by beating her
Did the GOP Just Give Away $130 Billion of Public Property?
Today’s Intriguing News About New Contraception Options (but could it be hacked?)
Dean Smith: On the Passing of a Death Penalty Abolitionist
Lynching and Jeff Davis Highway
Why Don’t Americans Know What Really Happened in Vietnam?
What Can Be Done To Improve The MBTA Right Now? Transportation Experts Weigh In
Is Torture Inevitable? These 6 Americans Said No
Sweeping up after Governor Deadeyes
NYT Whites Out Ukraine’s Brown Shirts
These Motel Rooms Are the Last Resort for Families Without Homes

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