Monthly Archives: March 2017

Links 3/25/17

Links for you. Science: The Parrot With a Call as Infectious as Laughter The plot to kill Homo habilis Squid speak a unique, undeciphered language using their skin Canada’s new genetic privacy law is causing huge headaches for Justin Trudeau … Continue reading

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Do Economists Really Not Know These Things?

There’s an NY Times article, “What if Sociologists Had as Much Influence as Economists?“, that completely perplexes me. Neil Irwin writes (boldface mine): But as much as we love economics here — this column is named Economic View, after all … Continue reading

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Links 3/24/17

Links for you. Science: The biocrust conundrum Superbug-sniffing spaniel kept busy at Vancouver hospital San people of Africa draft code of ethics for researchers How Does Trump’s Plan To Gut Health And Medical Research Make America Great? How women can … Continue reading

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These Are The Robots America Needs

While there has been much internet discussion about the current and future role of robots and what it means for American workers, we can all agree that having robots pipette stuff is a good thing. Which brings us to this … Continue reading

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Links 3/23/17

Links for you. Science: Trump wants to end funding of the Chesapeake Bay cleanup. Here’s who’s fighting back. Trump’s Muslim Ban Also Hurts Scientific Research Every attempt to manage academia makes it worse What Going To Mars Will Do To … Continue reading

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More On Bogus NIH Budgets

Last week, we discussed Il Trumpe’s magic asterisk NIH budget, which supposedly will find a way to cut over $6 billion in spending through what is essentially pixie dust: What’s idiotic is that there’s no way ‘consolidations’ could possibly bring … Continue reading

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Links 3/22/17

Links for you. Science: My cats poop for science Humans may have transformed the Sahara from lush paradise to barren desert Trump’s NIH budget may include reducing overhead payments to universities Getting It Wrong on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome So, which … Continue reading

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