Monthly Archives: November 2017

Links 11/24/17

Links for you. Science: Florida let hepatitis C go untreated in prisons. Now it may cost taxpayers millions. Trump’s health secretary pick helped raise insulin prices 325 percent (it’s a real problem for diabetics) Pathogen-mediated selection in free-ranging elk populations … Continue reading

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What’s It Like To Be Rep. Louis Gomhert’s Staffer?

Recently, Republican congressman Louis Gomhert (R-Crazy Town) used a chart that supposedly demonstrates Hillary Clinton’s involvement in the Uranium One non-scandal. It was so ridiculous, Stephen Colbert spent much of his show mocking it. Here’s the chart: There’s a ton … Continue reading

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Links 11/23/17

Links for you. Science: Your house is a gigantic bug habitat, and there’s nothing you can do about it Do civilisations collapse? Time is Running Out: Why Diagnostic Tests Are A Crucial Tool in Fight Against Antibiotic Resistance Industrial Strength: … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

Observed on 16th Street NW, between Q and Corcoran, Dupont Circle, D.C.:

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How To Betray The Resistance

This is yet another reason why this ‘Old Democrat’ has trust issues with the New Democrats (boldface mine): In the wake of the Equifax scandal, Congress has been under pressure to act. But the price of modest reforms in Washington … Continue reading

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Links 11/22/17

Links for you. Science: Discussing sexual misconduct in STEM in our post-Weinstein world (puts the Helgen-Smithsonian conflict in a very different light; odd how this wasn’t mentioned at all in contemporaneous news coverage) Worst-case scenario: There could be only 30 … Continue reading

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Evening Red

Observed at the corner of 14th and S Streets NW, Logan Circle, D.C.:

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