Links 4/16/16

Links for you. Science:

Mounting data suggest antibacterial soaps do more harm than good
This Low-Tech Trap For Killing Mosquito Eggs Is Brilliant
What bacterial genome assemblers are people using?
The new astrology: By fetishising mathematical models, economists turned economics into a highly paid pseudoscience
How one lab challenged a grant rejection and won €5 million


What’s going to happen to liberals when the Right begins to give way?
Black culture isn’t the problem – systemic inequality is (excellent)
American policy fails at reducing child poverty because it aims to fix the poor (excellent)
In Greece, Driverless Buses Are Now Accepting Passengers
Get Ready Culinary Trendsetters, Lionfish Are Coming To Whole Foods!
In trying to defend Hillary Clinton, @BarneyFrank of 2016 seems to be arguing with @BarneyFrank of 2012
Why did Paul Krugman and the Washington Post editorial board—both of whom know better—misrepresent that it was Sanders rather than the New York Daily News editorial board that was wrong about what Dodd-Frank provides, and about whether it would be Treasury or instead the financial institutions themselves that would determine the method of paring down?
Who Has Two Thumbs And Is Wrong About The Financial Crisis?
Amid the skyscrapers, a new home for the needy
We Stopped Pfizer’s Tax Dodge, Now Let’s End the Buybacks
Smithsonian’s $2 billion plan for area around Castle meets more resistance
What lifecycle and generational effects tell us about young people’s homebuying
Hillary and Bill and Paul Krugman Race to the Right to Stop the Bern
The Circulator Fleet Is A Total Disaster, According To Audits (private contractors…)
Obama can appoint Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court if the Senate does nothing (then again, I don’t really want Garland)

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