Links 4/11/15

Links for you. Science:

Why Big Museums Aren’t Going to Save Us
No Affordable Childcare for Postdocs (I’m sure this has no effect on women in STEM…)
Ankylosaurs, the armored dinosaurs that could pack a punch
Who Owns CRISPR? With one US patent awarded and many other applications under consideration for the popular genome-editing technology, companies are adopting multiple strategies to navigate the complex intellectual property landscape.
1,000 Year Old Remedy May Cure MRSA, Still Faces Market Hurdles

Other:

DC’s attorney general has okayed DCPS’s plan to help males of color. But that may not be the end of the story
The Passive House in New York
How hard it is to get across U.S. cities using only bike lanes
The McNamara Fallacy and the Problem with Numbers in Education
The Hugo Award silliness
What do conservative policy intellectuals think about climate change?
Washington’s National Parks Need Nearly $1.2 Billion in Repairs: The National Park Service has a massive backlog of unfinished maintenance. (it would be nice if we had voting Congressional representatives who could do something about this)
Charter Schools, Special Education Students, And Test-Based Accountability
Wild wild turkeys
News Corp.’s $1 Billion Plan to Overhaul Education Is Riddled With Failures: Tablet computers and an online curriculum were supposed to help revolutionize schools. That hasn’t happened
McAuliffe ‘bans the box’ on state job applications
Famous GOP A-hole charged with criminal domestic violence (he’s an absolute peach when it comes to public health as well)
Union Fear, Betrayal and Decline
12 years ago today, Donald Rumsfeld sent the greatest memo of all time
Tea Party hires actors to feign indignation over plan to save Everglades
Michelle Rhee: Union Buster
Trouble at 8th and H “The people loitering outside made it clear that this was their neighborhood and we weren’t welcome”

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