Monthly Archives: December 2017

Links 12/16/17

Links for you. Science: Archaeologists Are Only Just Beginning to Reveal the Secrets Hidden in These Ancient Manuscripts The Impossible Mathematics of the Real World Farmers Seek to Deploy Powerful Gene Drive Birth Control Pills Protect Against Cancer, Too A … Continue reading

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In Case You Missed It…

…a week of Mad Biologist posts: Out Of Touch In Blue America Once Again, Intersectionality Without An Economic Plan Is Politically Harmful Is The Plural Of Bacteriophage A “Vile”? Democrats Should Do This For Every Election Braceros Internalizing The Cost … Continue reading

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Links 12/15/17

Links for you. Science: Sending campus exchanges the other way Promising to ‘Make Our Planet Great Again,’ Macron lures 13 U.S. climate scientists to France Why Donald Trump wants to go back to the moon Judge Halts Razing Of Miami … Continue reading

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A Potential Problem For The Business Of Genomic Prediction

Hopefully, Gwyneth Paltrow won’t get involved in this (boldface mine): Recently, Vitaliy Husar received results from a DNA screening that changed his life. It wasn’t a gene that suggested a high likelihood of cancer or a shocking revelation about his … Continue reading

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Links 12/14/17

Links for you. Science: Female Scientists Report a Horrifying Culture of Sexual Assault We Will Not Be Your Disposable Labor: Graduate Student Workers’ Fight Goes Beyond the GOP Assault Health ministry warns of dangers of antibiotic misuse How are ctenophores … Continue reading

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Red Leaves

Observed on G Street NE, between 5th and 6th, Atlas District:

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The Fundamentalist Right Never Went Away

The ‘religious’ right–which is intertwined with racism–never went away: A very interesting piece of data from Alabama exit polls: While White women overall voted for Moore 63 to 34, when you break out evangelical vs non you get evangelical white … Continue reading

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