Monthly Archives: June 2016

Links 6/30/16

Links for you. Science: Millions of caterpillars are decimating the trees in New England Excess Mortality in CRKp: A Non-Randomized (Fortunately) Trial Scientists Fear Seagulls Carrying MCR-1 Gene Will Worsen Threat Of Drug-Resistant Superbugs Feeding the machine Venom Hunters Receives … Continue reading

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Austerity And Fascism

A while ago, I argued, in the context of Greece’s imploding economy, that a key economic policy benchmark should be not encouraging fascism: When you read about the political mess that Greece has became, the press for austerity–led by Germany–is … Continue reading

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Links 6/29/16

Links for you. Science: Inside A Secret Government Warehouse Prepped For Health Catastrophes Tourists pick up antibiotic-resistance genes in just two days Researchers find second ‘superbug’ gene in U.S. patient (apparently, the paper has been retracted?) Colistin Resistance: “The Pig … Continue reading

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Cutler Majestic

The Cutler Majestic Theater, Tremont St., between Boylston and Stuart, Theater District, Boston:

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What Should Be The Long-Term Fate of Scientific Databases?

One of the problems that all scientific databases face is funding. From the funders’ perspective, they are being asked to make a commitment in perpetuity: with rare exceptions, there is always more work to be done. At the same time, … Continue reading

Posted in Data Stuff, Funding, NIH

Links 6/28/16

Links for you. Science: When are people gonna realize their studies are dead on arrival? Do scientific fraudsters deserve a second chance? Reality check from Eric Lander: Majority of cancer cures will take decades Choosing Between the Logit and Probit … Continue reading

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Rock on! Observed on P Street NW, between 17th and 18th, Dupont Circle, D.C.:

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