Monthly Archives: March 2017

When You Kill A Collection, You Kill Scholarship

Witness the beclowning of the University of Louisiana at Monroe (boldface mine): It is my sad duty to report to you that the ULM administration has decided to divest the research collections in the Museum of Natural History. This includes … Continue reading

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Links 3/28/17

Links for you. Science: Asset managers campaign to limit use of antibiotics Science Committee Preparing Comprehensive NSF Legislation Fate of Independent Research Institutes Hangs in the Budgetary Balance (from 2013, but relevant regarding overhead rates) Large Sections of Australia’s Great … Continue reading

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Everything Is About The Budget Control Act

Or, Republicans are now getting screwed by the forced austerity they created. Every so often, I come across a piece arguing that Il Trumpe isn’t that different from Reagan. While I agree in many ways–is Betsy DeVos any more ridiculous … Continue reading

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Links 3/27/17

Links for you. Science: Connecting the Food Supply and Urinary Tract Infections Random Drift With A Determined Outcome: A Parsimonious Null Model Of Neanderthal Replacement By Modern Humans Via Neutral Species Drift A Microbe Hunter Plies Her Trade In Space … Continue reading

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Help Healthcare Executives

Commandante Atrios has a wonderful idea: Heh.

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Thoughts On People Power And Movement Building

It’s worth noting that Congressional Democrats and the professional operative class had very little to do with the defeat of the AHCA, the Republican healthcare proposal (boldface mine): On Friday afternoon, as congressional Democrats learned that the GOP had essentially … Continue reading

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Links 3/26/17

Links for you. Science: These creatures faced extinction. The Endangered Species Act saved them. ‘Stunning’ gap: Canadians with cystic fibrosis outlive Americans by a decade (it’s the healthcare system, stupid) 13 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of NASA Mission Controllers In a remote … Continue reading

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