Monthly Archives: March 2017

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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People, Hopefully, Are Learning Something From Il Trumpe’s Russian Connection

I have no idea whether there will be a ‘smoking gun’ connecting Il Trumpe to Russian hacking. Besides, he openly asked Russia to meddle in the campaign. The real ‘secret’ is that Trump has a lot of really shady business … Continue reading

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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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