Links 9/4/15

Links for you. Science:

The Story of the Butterfly That Got Adopted by A Red Ant
The End of an Era: Director Lindberg Retires After 31 Years Leading NLM
Either 35, 36, or 39 Percent of Psychology Results Can’t Be Replicated
Eliminating Hepatitis C Means Treating Prisoners: But prisons can’t afford the $84,000 cost.
James L. Flanagan, Acoustical Pioneer, Dies at 89 (predicted voice recognition)


Where Yesterday Has Been Exiled, Memory Is Rebellion (must-read)
Bernie Sanders Just Promised To End The For-Profit Prison Industry
Welcome to the World, Drone-Killing Laser Cannon
That time Jimmy Carter walked into a nuclear reactor
Data Wars in New Orleans
Pitbulls used to be considered the perfect ‘nanny dogs’ for children — until the media turned them into monsters (‘dog racism’ is way over the top, but still valid points)
D.C.’s Historic Murals Are Disappearing
Euclidian zoning
Japanese zoning
“New Orleans was primed for all-out combat”: Remembering the media’s deadly Hurricane Katrina racism. As disaster refugees desperately looked for food and shelter, vicious rumors wrought horrific consequence
Caste Quotas in India Come Under Attack (#AllCastesMatter?)
Robert Kagan Thinks America’s Problem Is Too Little War
Here’s some perspective on just how good we have it, from economist Brad DeLong
Many Boston councilors attend few hearings
The Summer That Never Was
Amid glittering renewal, violence evokes a neighborhood’s bloody past
‘The Effect of Payday Lending Restrictions on Liquor Sales’

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