Monthly Archives: November 2016

Links 11/30/16

Links for you. Science: Coconut crab’s bone-crushing grip is 10 times stronger than ours Genetic Heart Disease Risk Eased by Healthy Habits, Study Finds Dan Rather: Now, More Than Ever, We Must Stand Up for Science 6,000-year-old Fortresses Found in … Continue reading

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Those Who Missed Trump’s Election Now Know The One True Thing That Will Defeat Trump™

Probably not. With Il Trumpe’s daily bolus of Twitter-rrhea, there have been many calls to ignore that and focus on the ‘real’ nightmare. This makes little sense to me. Before we get to the post title, it’s worth remembering that … Continue reading

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Links 11/29/16

Links for you. Science: Scientists Across the World Are Nervous About Trump, Survey Says Florida’s decade-old incentive program to lure research institutions is going belly up Why Fake Data When You Can Fake a Scientist? New study: Salmonella thrives in … Continue reading

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Marginal Versus Median Voters

In all of the wailing and gnashing of teeth about the election, one thing that has gone missing by some very smart people is that winning over median Trump voters is a waste of time: they are very unlikely to … Continue reading

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Links 11/28/16

Links for you. Science: The Nucleoid Binding Protein H-NS Biases Genome-Wide Transposon Insertion Landscapes A tale of three dogs Trump’s plan to defund NASA’s climate research is … yikes Five reasons why cutting NASA’s climate research would be a colossal … Continue reading

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The Best Grifters Get You To Sell Yourself

I’m, of course, referring to this guy (he hates that picture by the way, so don’t spread it around the internet or anything…): Because here’s what a recent poll found regarding some issues: Meanwhile… Flynn, who was in Japan on … Continue reading

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Links 11/27/16

Links for you. Science: What Happened When a Prison Brought in a Brain Injury Specialist In The Weeks Before Trump Takes Office, Obama’s Mad Dash To Save Public Lands Beyond business: Disgraced Theranos bloodied family, friends, neighbors CAUTI SCHMAUTI ! … Continue reading

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You Can Control Your Own Message

Paul Krugman among others has worked himself into high dudgeon over political reporters who accuse the Clinton campaign of not focusing on economic issues–after all, there was so much coverage of the damn emails. Yet the Clinton campaign didn’t help … Continue reading

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Links 11/26/16

Links for you. Science: Theranos Whistleblower Shook the Company—and His Family (George Shultz was always an asshole) Occurrence of carbapenemase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae and Escherichia coli in the European survey of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (EuSCAPE): a prospective, multinational study A recent breakthrough … Continue reading

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A Temporary Idea For The D.C. Library Should Be Made Permanent

In a few months, the main branch of the D.C. library, the Martin Luther King Library will be closed for several years for renovations. As a result, other libraries will be open later, and the city will open a “Library … Continue reading

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