Links 12/15/15

Links for you. Science:

The most dangerous pathogens, according to WHO (interesting that they’re all viruses)
NIH ends controversial monkey experiments at Poolesville lab
NSF fires managers of troubled NEON ecology project
Bacteria are now resistant to a last-resort antibiotic (covered this here and here)


Gun linked to Paris attacks traced back to Florida arms dealer implicated in Iran-Contra scandal (an example of why letting bygones be bygones always fails in the political sphere)
Two Votes Prevent Passage Of D.C. Statehood Resolution At State Legislature Conference
Doctor Krugman and Mister Trump (very good)
Jury Duty (must-read)
Tibor Rubin, at 86; the only Holocaust survivor to receive the Medal of Honor
What they’re up to, once more with feeling
Conservatives should blame capitalism for the ‘war on Christmas’
Throughout December, Barcelona is filled with defecating figurines
On Artificial Turf Issue, U.S. Women Dig In at Last
Who Do The Millionaires Want For President? Surprise!!!
Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, and Cracking Down on Wall Street
Doris Matsui, Congresswoman Born in Internment Camp, Responds to Trump
Workplace coercion
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Was Rejected by Top Schools: The justice, who says African-Americans might be better served by less challenging academic programs, was himself snubbed by elite schools—and blamed his ethnicity for the rejection

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