Links 8/24/16

Links for you. Science:

Something new in the chill, salt air: Hope. New England’s embattled fishermen want to believe it is a portent: To the north, in the waters off Newfoundland, the cod are coming back at last, bringing with them, perhaps, a way of life.
The 1-hour workday
Adventures with ONT MinION at MBL’s Microbial Diversity Course (reality versus the hype)
Imprecise research threatens precision medicine
A Natural Cure for Lyme Disease (you can tell this is a good article because the author knows that chipmunks are the primary vector of Lyme-infected ticks, not deer)


Vote for the Lying Neoliberal Warmonger: It’s Important
The Impact of Stroads in a Suburban Immigrant Community (oddly enough, the Washington Post has never mentioned this issue in their coverage of the Purple Line…)
“A cheap theory with a fancy-sounding name” (excellent)
Fate of crumbling DC subway rests with ‘nuts-and-bolts guy’
Sanders: Aetna’s Obamacare threat shows what Corporate Control Looks Like
A Suburban Poverty Boomtown: Lehigh Acres, Florida
ULX: Innovative Density
September Songs
The limits of data-driven approaches to planning
The Black Political Establishment Should Never Have Given Hillary Clinton a Blank Check: The Sanders campaign was an opportunity to put pressure on Clinton, but instead the neoliberal Black elite backed her unconditionally.
Today marked my 250K mile driven in last three years, around the US, visiting places few visit.
I Was a Gawker Target, and I’m Terrified of the Way Gawker Just Died
The Pixar render farm in 1995. Half of an iPhone.
These are the ruins of the Temple of Jupiter, 1870-1885.
Donors behind charter push keep to the shadows
Is Angela Corey the Cruelest Prosecutor in America? (Carmen Ortiz gives her a good run for her money)
John Thompson: What If Reformers Had Paid Attention to Research-Based Solutions Instead of Billionaires’ Preferences?

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