Monthly Archives: January 2018

Links 1/22/18

Links for you. Science: The Wrong Way to Treat Opioid Addiction Study With One-Word Abstract Finds Moon Phases Don’t Predict Earthquakes An Analysis of the Epidemic of Klebsiella pneumoniae Carbapenemase-Producing K. pneumoniae: Convergence of Two Evolutionary Mechanisms Creates the “Perfect … Continue reading

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To Understand The NY Times, Watch What They Do

And by “do”, I mean from whom they take advertising money. A key reason why the NY Times seems so confounding to liberal-ish (and farther to the left as well) observers is that they really have two different target audiences, … Continue reading

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Links 1/21/18

Links for you. Science: Five things you should know about this year’s very bad flu Why is Trump censoring some agencies’ climate science, but not others’? ‘Political’ Science: It’s Déja Vu All Over Again Your smartphone📱is making you👈 stupid, antisocial … Continue reading

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There Is No Radical Democratic Bund

What I’m not getting about the NY Times’ coverage of the shutdown is how Democrats are being portrayed as radicals who are shutting down the government. Let’s ignore that Friday night’s continuing resolution wouldn’t have passed even if there were … Continue reading

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Links 1/20/18

Links for you. Science: How DNA Testing Botched My Family’s Heritage, and Probably Yours, Too The Parasite on the Playground Climate Change Is Altering Lakes and Streams, Study Suggests Peru’s alpine herders revive ancient technologies to face the future The … Continue reading

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A Shutdown Suspicion

No way to prove this, but I suspect the White House, and possibly Congressional Republicans too, think the weekend gives them extra time to avoid a ‘real’ shutdown before the shutdown ‘really’ kicks in on Monday. That might be a … Continue reading

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In Case You Missed It…

…a week of Mad Biologist links for you: Sunday Sermon: Time To Give Them The (Electoral) Business Healing The Sin Sick Soul This Is Not Normal: The HHS Edition If Trump Goes Down, It Will Be Over Money Laundering Direct … Continue reading

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Links 1/19/18

Links for you. Science: Tennessee lab is leading fight against antibiotic-resistant bacteria It Doesn’t Take a Genius to Solve the Opioid Crisis Flu season is shaping up as one of the worst in years, officials say Passage Prevented: President Trump … Continue reading

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When Real Estate Needs Change Faster Than Building Cycles

A while ago, some asshole with a blog observed that there is a mismatch between what is being built in D.C. and what is actually needed: But what’s really ridiculous is that, even as the need for office space is … Continue reading

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Links 1/18/18

Links for you. Science: Antibiotic Resistance and Toxin Production of Clostridium difficile Isolates from the Hospitalized Patients in a Large Hospital in Florida. A Foreboding Similarity in Today’s Oceans and a 94-Million-Year-Old Catastrophe ‘Raw Water’ Isn’t Better for You—But It … Continue reading

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