Links 8/6/15

Links for you. Science:

These Scientists Think Genetically Modified Rice Can Help Solve the Climate Crisis
Can we reverse the ageing process by putting young blood into older people?
CDC’s Plan To Reduce Superbug Infections Is Wishful Thinking (it’s a good plan, but without funding…)
CDC to spend $110M helping states track, prevent diseases
Who Would Kill a Giraffe?


Black lives and white lies (excellent)
Kansas Underfunded Education And Cut Tenure. Now It Can’t Find Enough Teachers To Fill Classrooms.
Montgomery boxes Confederate statue to protect it from vandalism (maybe we could do that with all of the Confederate statues?)
The Cure for Gilead
‘Star Trek’ reveals an important truth about the robot takeover
The unequal distribution of businesses in D.C. (I wonder what explains the big drop in ’89 in Ward 8)
When Did Pro Life Become Pro Lies?
Basics: Is trade zero-sum between workers in different countries?
This 390-year-old bonsai tree survived an atomic bomb, and no one knew until 2001
As cloud of corruption passes in D.C., regular dysfunction back in spotlight (oh, that cloud is still here…)
What We Can Learn From a Reformed Troll
A Cop Killed A White Teen And The #AllLivesMatter Crowd Said Nothing
Abortion Supporters Need to Start Fighting Back
239 Years Ago, Adam Smith Predicted Fury of Seattle Business at CEO Who Pays Workers Well
Student Loan Debt Is Leaving Women Broke and Vulnerable

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