Links 8/18/17

Links for you. Science:

Mourning writer Lizzie Grossman: The Pump Handle readers will miss her
Artificial intelligence identifies plant species for science
It is time to replace genotyping arrays with sequencing
4 questions about Trump’s emergency declaration on opioids (points #1 and #2 are critical)
New FDA security rules will bar agency from hiring some foreign nationals (this will bring back jobs to coal mining country…)


‘Jews will not replace us’: Why white supremacists go after Jews
Alex Jones: A lot of KKK protesters are “Jewish actors” who look like the “cast of Seinfeld” with their hoods off
Springfield police officer mocks protesters run down by car in Charlottesville on Facebook post
A Few Things Got Left Out of The Daily Caller’s Report on Confederate Monument Rally
America is hooked on the drug of white supremacy. We’re paying for that today
Don’t praise the GOP for calling out Trump’s appalling Charlottesville comments
Angry Dupont Circle Neighbors Plan Town Hall Over ‘Soviet’ Safeway Liquor License (if the Soviet Safeway weren’t so awful, no one would care)
In 1939, I didn’t hear war coming. Now its thundering approach can’t be ignored
New D.C. Policy Center Data Suggests D.C.’s Restaurant Bubble is Bursting
I went to medical school in Charlottesville. I know white anger well
Reductive anti-Semitism
Toward the Next Jewish Rebellion: Facing Anti-Semitism and Assimilation in the Movement
These Are Donald Trump’s Racist Troops (“The truth is in fact far worse. Trump and many of his closest advisers aren’t making common cause with vile racists for political advantage. They are the vile racists, and are supporting fellow racists at substantial political risk because they want the racist vision to prevail.”)
Rich CEOs are the big winners of Trump’s race war
Amid all the craziness, don’t forget: Trump is using the presidency to enrich his family
The Trump Tango is tiresome and pointless
Sinclair Broadcast Is Steadily Expanding the Reach of Right-Wing Media

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1 Response to Links 8/18/17

  1. Bayesian Bouffant, FCD says:

    Geneticists trace humble apple’s exotic lineage all the way to the Silk Road

    The new study confirms this, but also goes further. While Malus sieversii grows in both Kazakhstan and Xinjiang in north-west China, the team found that apples from the two areas are distinct, with those in Xinjiang never cultivated.
    “Those apples are not getting involved in any of the domestic apples – they are a lost jewel hidden there in the Xinjiang area,” said Bai.

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