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Links for you. Science:

How MSG Got A Bad Rap: Flawed Science And Xenophobia
Learning the wrong lesson on privacy from Henrietta Lacks
Dinosaurs performed dances to woo mates, according to new evidence
If Colistin Goes, Can Carbapenems be Far Behind? (I would put it the other way around though)
Genome-wide selective sweeps and gene-specific sweeps in natural bacterial populations


A primer on the damaging movement to privatize public schools
NYC high school teacher claims she was fired for Central Park Five lessons that administrators feared would create ‘riots’ (but somewhere an idiot college student said something stupid, so both sides do it)
In east Buffalo, drug addiction’s grip is tightened by decades-long cycle: Drugs cut across all economic strata but poorer neighborhoods continue to feel biggest impact as residents are unfairly defined by a seemingly endless problem
How Zoning Restrictions Make Segregation Worse
How the West Wasn’t Won
Sorry, Ranchers, You’re Actually Big-Time Government Moochers
Turkey chases after Natick Police cruiser during ‘poultry pursuit’
The Clintons’ Paid-Speech Bonanza (“…racking up $11.8 million in 51 speaking fees in the 14-month period from January 2014 to March 2015”; Republicans are going to make this an issue)
The Dumb and the Restless
Gun Control: Where Do Criminals Get Their Weapons?
America should regulate bullets
Why Bernie Sanders Doesn’t Want Your Vote
The Funny Thing About Abusive Relationships

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