Monthly Archives: April 2016

Links 4/26/16

Links for you. Science: Addiction is a learning disorder: Why the war on drugs is useless, AA undermines treatment, and addiction studies can learn a lot from autism Making things besides journal articles available NIH Grant Lottery NIA paylines and … Continue reading

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Where The Wild Things Are

In D.C., they appear to be on S Street, between 18th and 19th, Dupont Circle:

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Just As We’re Getting Good At Genomic Surveillance…

…we run into a problem. From Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (what you don’t read it? Loser. Boldface mine): To evaluate progress toward prevention of enteric and foodborne illnesses in the United States, the Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet) … Continue reading

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Links 4/25/16

Links for you. Science: Another Elizabethkingia outbreak ‘And then we wept’: Scientists say 93 percent of the Great Barrier Reef now bleached Abortion is more humane than child neglect (note: not about abortion) Teaching Neuroscience in Prison Why Neanderthals Likely … Continue reading

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Big Iguana

You don’t realize how big some iguanas can get until you see one swimming next to a person: And when iguanas attack:

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Clinton, Sanders, And Adjuncts

Oh my? Anyway, during the Democratic Party primaries, one issue that has arisen intermittently are Clinton’s and Sanders’ college funding policies (as opposed to the Republican primaries where a major issue is MAH PENIS IZ BIGGER). But one part of … Continue reading

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Links 4/24/16

Links for you. Science: No, Those Aren’t Male Lions Mating. One Is Likely a Female. The World Is Full of Dogs Without Collars Reproducibility How Wild Animals Are Hacking Life in the City Florida’s Dragon Problem: Huge monitor lizards have … Continue reading

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What Scher Missed About The Sanders Campaign

Bill Scher has a post-mortem about the Sanders campaign* that misses something very important: Sanders never really attacked Clinton. Yes, there were raised voices and pointed fingers (AAAIIIIEE!!!), along with that ‘unqualified’ kerfuffle, but he never wanted to give Republicans … Continue reading

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Links 4/23/16

Links for you. Science: Here’s What Happened When A Group Of Scientists Went To Confront Their Congressional Tormentors When to leave the party A Steady Diet of Seabird Chicks Makes Island Mice Huge ‘We have never been this close’: The … Continue reading

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The Depressing Thing About Housing Porn

And, no, I’m not talking about porn that takes place in houses (I’ll leave that to the state government of Utah). I mean the genre, both in its online and print incarnations, that shows beautiful houses or apartments. What’s weird … Continue reading

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