Links for you. Science:
Desperate Elephants Shot With Poison Arrows Travel To Humans For Help
What can infection control learn from aviation safety?
CDC: Flu vaccine should be more effective this year
What Happens When You Get Your Period In Space?
Happy Birthday Molecular Evolution! You’re 50 Years Old.
Here’s a Heartwarming Story of Innovation in the Pharmaceutical Business (related post here)
U.S. Soldiers Told to Ignore Sexual Abuse of Boys by Afghan Allies (and we wonder why some support the Taliban)
A land deal for an elite private school will displace more than 100 sick, poor people
Quiz: Are These Menu Items Real or Fake?
‘Sex is Not a Service’: A former prostitute makes the case for busting johns.
Why Non-Voters Matter: A new study suggests that increasing turnout could have significant ramifications for policy (this is particularly strong in off-year elections, which >$150,000/yr voters show up at double the frequency of <$30,000/yr voters)
Will the cruel busybodies win this one?
Pushing back on exorbitant drug prices
Here is everything we know about whether gentrification pushes poor people out
Trapped in the System: A Sick Doctor’s Story
Bungling by UN agency hurt Ebola response
The Muslimoclockobomb conspiracy: connecting the dots
Why Bernie Sanders?
The (Mis-)Use of Data in Dale Russakoff’s The Prize
China’s epic sprawl, as seen from space