Monthly Archives: September 2015

Nothing

Observed on R Street, between 15th and 16th NW, Dupont Circle, D.C.:

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NCBI To Rename Incorrect Genomes…

…microbiologists everywhere rejoice. I spent part of last week at the ASM Conference on Rapid Next-Generation Sequencing and Bioinformatic Pipelines for Enhanced Molecular Epidemiologic Investigation of Pathogens, which for obvious reasons is also referred to as ASMNGS. Lots of good … Continue reading

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Links 9/27/15

Links for you. Science: Dramatic rise seen in antibiotic use: New report provides the most comprehensive picture yet of antibiotic use and resistance worldwide. Union Rescue Mission CEO Will Never Walk Again Thanks to Bacteria Crawling on Skid Row Don’t … Continue reading

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Pink Elephant, Ears

Observed on Hillyer Place NW, Dupont Circle, D.C.:

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The Science of Scarcity?

While they seem to have receded somewhat, a couple of years ago, there were quite a few arguments about the fundamentals of economics (especially macroeconomics) and how to teach them. As an outsider, one thing that struck me as odd … Continue reading

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Links 9/26/15

Links for you. Science: The Human Cost of a Misleading Drug-Safety Study Availability of lab space in Boston area falls to all-time low “We’re still dealing with autism like it’s this wacky historical aberration”: Steve Silberman on the truth about … Continue reading

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Red Brick, Old and New

Observed on S Street, between 15th and 16th NW, Dupont Circle, D.C.:

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