Links 10/1/15

Links for you. Science:

Government shutdowns, sequesters and medical research
Ants May Have Reason to Be Anti-Work
Shigella Outbreak in Kansas City: Over 150 Shigellosis Cases Reported
Smaller, Faster, Cheaper, Over: The Future of Computer Chips
Scientists aren’t all mad, crazy-haired men
Mars has flowing rivers of briny water, NASA satellite reveals
Hidden beneath the Arctic, a Noah’s Ark for plant life


How about we stop moralizing and end child poverty tomorrow?
I suppose I brought it all upon myself (excellent)
Florida superintendents revolt: We have ‘lost confidence’ in state’s school accountability system
Doing the Math on Planned Parenthood’s Alleged Fetal Tissue Profit Scheme
Driving–even living near traffic–makes us dumb, sick and lonely
Don’t Be Fooled Into Thinking Welch’s Fruit Snacks Are Any Healthier Than Candy
The Failed Promise of Urban Freeways
DCPS is expanding AP classes, but at some schools everyone fails the test
Alley named for blues legend Nap Turner should be just the beginning
Are American schools making inequality worse? (curriculum matters)
The Death of Gentrification Guilt
Me Inc.: The paradoxical, pressure-filled quest to build a “personal brand.”
Could a State Diploma Move the Dial on D.C’s Adult Literacy Problem?
In Praise of Meaningless Work: Mindfulness mantras are the latest tool of corporate control
RIGHT-WING MANICHAEISM IS INCOMPATIBLE WITH REPRESENTATIVE GOVERNMENT (of course, that’s not the purpose of the modern Republican Party)
Paul Reed, Last Living Washington Color School Painter, Dies at 96

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