Links for you. Science:
A Colorado pit bull infected humans with the plague
Collateral damage: How one misconduct case brought a biology institute to its knees. The fall out from the STAP case is still being felt across Japan.
DC’s Air Gets an “F”. We’re breathing too much ozone, the American Lung Association says.
Thank you for sharing: Initiatives to make genetic and medical data publicly available could improve diagnostics — but they lose value if they do not share with other projects.
Eat, Prey, Love: Pythons in the Everglades live to get a meal and get lucky
“Baltimore Is a Shithole”: Undisturbed Peace at the Maryland Hunt Cup (one more reason why we need an 80% marginal tax rate)
Association between an Internet-Based Measure of Area Racism and Black Mortality
Erin Burnett Is Confused About the Nature of Criminals
Study: Drivers Much More Likely to Yield to Pedestrians on 20 MPH Streets
The dark side of The Star’s Gardasil episode: when doctors and regulators are painted as the enemy
Diverse campuses, but still few black students: With little representation, many battle culture shock at Boston-area colleges
George Lucas wants to build affordable housing on his land because ‘we’ve got enough millionaires’
Value: The physician perspective
Congress cannot be taken seriously on cybersecurity
The Miami Herald, the CIA, and the Bay of Pigs scoop that didn’t run
Take a Look at How One Factory ‘Maximizes Production’ from Workers — It’s Brutal and Beyond Inhumane. VW’s Chattanooga plant provides a window into productivity-maximizing management schemes.
New York to put up marker at site of Wall Street slave market
Hacking the Nazis: The secret story of the women who broke Hitler’s codes
The Eternal Return of BuzzFeed: What the online juggernaut can learn from Time, USA Today, and MTV
Privatized busing comes to San Francisco
Ruth Marcus, Budget Deficits, and the Meaning of “Whopping”