Monthly Archives: September 2017

Links 9/22/17

Links for you. Science: Every childhood vaccine may go into a single jab Scientists discover an underwater city full of gloomy octopuses In Irma’s wake, millions of gallons of sewage and wastewater are bubbling up across Florida Importance of Personal … Continue reading

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Under Construction

Observed at the corner of 19th and N Streets, NW, Dupont Circle, D.C:

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An Inconvenient Fact

Gail Sheehy has a really interesting piece about Heather Heyer, the activist who was murdered by a Nazi in Charlottesville. Like most people, she is complex and contradictory, but this part struck me (boldface mine): That seems to have laid … Continue reading

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Links 9/21/17

Links for you. Science: xenoGI: reconstructing the history of genomic island insertions in clades of closely related bacteria Rifampin/Penicillin-Resistant Strain of RB51 Brucella Contracted from Consumption of Raw Milk (don’t do this) Who Is Behind FDA-Weakening Bill Based on False … Continue reading

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The National Zoo in D.C. had a newborn Sumatran tiger. Unfortunately, the mother refused to care for him, so he was sent to the San Diego Zoo, which recently adopted an abandoned tiger kitten. What does that mean? Adorable video:

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Politics In The Face Of Ineradicable Racism

Max Sawicky has a good review of Ta-Neisi Coates recent essay, “The First White President.” Sawicky’s post is worth the whole read, but this part echoes something I’ve been writing about for a while (boldface mine): My claim is that … Continue reading

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Links 9/20/17

Links for you. Science: Fitness Costs of Plasmids: a Limit to Plasmid Transmission Decimated by a Moth, Russia’s Colchic Boxwood Is Now on the Brink The Case For Confronting Long-Term Opioid Use As A Hospital-Acquired Condition FOIA, copies of your … Continue reading

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