Monthly Archives: December 2017

Links 12/31/17

Links for you. Science: New Zealand Study Provides More Support for Lead-Crime Hypothesis Plasmid vesicles mimicking virions Scientists have found a drug that can repair cavities and regrow teeth Puerto Rico Gets Coal, Diesel, and Debris for Christmas ‘Worst-case scenario’: … Continue reading

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A Year Of Mad Biologist Links

Here are some links from the past year that either you, the readers liked, or that I liked (cuz it’s my blog): The Path To Victory Goes Through ‘Progressive Deplorables’ The Thing Democrats Need To Understand PacBio Finally Makes A … Continue reading

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Links 12/30/17

Links for you. Science: The flu vaccine is effective Inpatient High-Risk Antibiotic Use Increases Subsequent Risk of Sepsis UniProtKB FASTA headers: Addition of NCBI taxonomy identifier Beavers Emerge as Agents of Arctic Destruction The CDC should call a timeout on … Continue reading

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In Case You Missed It…

…a week of Mad Biologist posts: Crazy Christmas Comes Early (WITH VIDEOS!) Christmas Trains At USBG Yes, Trump Is A Racist Krugman Discovers the Congressional Retirement Plan™ Norway Spruce? Who Owns The Opioid Crisis? A Chastleton Christmas ‘Tight’ Labor Markets: … Continue reading

Posted in Weekly Roundup

Links 12/29/17

Links for you. Science: How to Make Jurassic World a Little Safer Watch for These 7 U.S. Science Regulations/Deregulations in 2018 Trump officials limit government scientists allowed to attend conference NIH has just lifted ban on gain-of-function (GOF) experiments with … Continue reading

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‘Tight’ Labor Markets: The Snow Removal Edition

We travel to Maine for today’s edition of ‘I support basic economics, except when that means I have to pay workers more’ (odd how that works out; boldface mine): Here’s a chilling sign that low unemployment has its downsides: Maine … Continue reading

Posted in Economics

Links 12/28/17

Links for you. Science: There Is No Ban on Words at the CDC: But you don’t need to parse the language of the Trump administration to understand its goals Atomic Tests During the 1950s Probably Killed Nearly Half a Million … Continue reading

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A Chastleton Christmas

Observed on 16th Street NW, between R and Riggs, Dupont Circle, D.C.:

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Who Owns The Opioid Crisis?

This is prompted by something Brendan Nyhan tweeted: Why is the political system failing to even try to seriously address this issue? Only moderately salient at national level. Vastly less attention/debate than, say, drug war at its peak even though … Continue reading

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Links 12/27/17

Links for you. Science: Alabamian with diabetes built her own artificial pancreas, gives away plan for free Precious Gems Bear Messages From Earth’s Molten Heart Sometimes Seeing More Endangered Tigers Isn’t a Good Sign Why You Need the Flu Shot … Continue reading

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