Links 1/16/16

Links for you. Science:

China embraces precision medicine on a massive scale
Monitor lizards trained not to eat toxic cane toads
Gain-of-function debate focuses on clarity, global perspective
10 reasons why Australian animals were the most badass in 2015, bar none
The NIH, in pursuit of precision medicine, tries to avoid the ghosts of its past

Other:

The right’s secret plan (the GOP will become even more batshit loony)
Nevada Has the Most Radical Plan Yet to Give Tax Money to Private Schools
This Is What $15 an Hour Looks Like
Economists Don’t Know Much About the Economy, #46,523: The Story of the Robots
Why They Pardon Peyton
US government killed coyotes from the air for Hammond Ranch
Regime Change in Poland, Carried Out From Within
NEW RULES FOR RADICALS? (I’ve been saying this for a while)
Postal Banking Worked—Let’s Bring It Back
Controlled by shadow government: Mike Lofgren reveals how top U.S. officials are at the mercy of the “deep state” (I’m not sure I agree: the ‘deep state’ seems to be a hypotheses that explains everything, which might mean it explains nothing; still Lofgren is interesting)
Myanmar’s Peace Prize Winner and Crimes Against Humanity
Shrimp and Slavery
The Vast Conspiracy Of Forgetting
Steve Israel: Confessions of a Congressman (this fucking guy was the problem…)
I thought the guy was a right-winger, and then I saw Bernie on his bumper.

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