Links 10/10/15

Links for you. Science:

Beset by controversy, Turing unveils its first in-house drug candidate
The Elephant Foot and the Nobel Prize: The award today went to scientists who created a pill that prevents a disfiguring and painful tropical illness.
Employee infected while working at Winnipeg disease lab had virtually no safety training
Breakthrough method in microbial ecology: fMRI analysis of ordination plots. (funny)
Crows will gather around their dead. And the reasons why are intriguing


D.C. May Soon Guarantee The Most Parental Leave In The Country
Donald Trump is poetic justice: How the GOP establishment’s chickens are coming home to roost
There is no such thing as a city that has run out of room
Police Union Wants More Political Muscle, Money (the police, the overwhelming majority of whom don’t live in the city and who have a local monopoly on legal force want legislative as well as their current executive power. What could possibly go wrong?)
‘They Are Coming for Our Neighborhoods’: Why Boulder is taking pre-emptive measures against density, zoning changes, and affordable housing. Bad ones.
More on Guns
How Did the Democrats Become Favorites of the Rich? (not new for those who follow this, but good synopsis)
Who the N.R.A. Really Speaks For (the NRA is a gun merchant lobby–they want to sell as many guns as they can, consequences be damned. It’s that simple)
We must despise our kids: Our ugly war on teachers must end now
The new police brutality law that Congress and the Department of Justice refuse to enforce
Is this 2015 or 1692? Woman Accused of Being a Witch Fired from Military Dental Clinic
Let’s Be Honest: The Pope Probably Agrees With Kim Davis on Same-Sex Marriage
Inside the race to stop the next mass shooter

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1 Response to Links 10/10/15

  1. jrkrideau says:

    Re DC Parental Leave

    Congrats, it sounds like DC has entered the twentieth century.

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