Monthly Archives: March 2018

Links 3/27/18

Links for you. Science: As a geneticist & evolutionary biologist, I won’t let Tucker Carlson get away with making up trash science to justify white nationalism A dietary supplement makes old mice youthful. But will it work in people? The … Continue reading

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Lapis Lazuli

Or, as the cool kids call it, Na6Ca2[Al6Si6O24]S2 (observed at the National Museum of Natural History, D.C.):

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When Technocrats Are Incompetent

One of the great political canards of the last couple of decades is the notion that centrist technocrats are more effective at governing: when faced with a crisis, reality is often very cruel. One of the criticisms of challenger Cynthia … Continue reading

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Links 3/26/18

Links for you. Science: RefSeq release 87 available Where Have All The Wild Horses Gone? The alcohol industry gave the government money to prove moderate drinking is safe Research Misconduct Allegations Shadow New CDC Head ‘Lazy lawn mowers’ can help … Continue reading

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The Real Potential For Blackmail Isn’t Other Women

Two points to make about l’affair Stormy. First, the possibility of blackmail isn’t really about other (that is, even more) affairs. Daniels claimed she was threatened by someone to not talk about Il Trumpe. The person, or persons, who make … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts On The March For Our Lives

After attending the D.C. March For Our Lives, here are some (sometimes tangentially) related thoughts: To get the negative stuff out of the way, I don’t like the March For Our Lives organizers’ policy proposals that much (I agree with … Continue reading

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Links 3/25/18

Links for you. Science: The Daily Bucket – Have You Spotted This Insect? The Untold Story of the Hamster, a.k.a Mr. Saddlebags SpaceX launch last year punched huge, temporary hole in the ionosphere Genomic Analysis of Hospital Plumbing Reveals Diverse … Continue reading

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Regarding The Pelosi Leadership Nontroversy, Some Heartland Whispering Might Be Called For

And I’m not snarking. The NY Times describes how some Democratic officials view House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi as an impediment to being re-elected, citing newly-elected Democratic congressman Conor Lamb’s supposed claim that he would vote against her leadership (I … Continue reading

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Links 3/24/18

Links for you. Science: Supervolcano Goes Boom. Humans Go Meh? US Genomics Salaries are Double Those in the UK Galactosides Treat Urinary Tract Infections Without Antibiotics Taking Down Goliath NIH Scientists Describe Potential Antibody Approach for Treating Multidrug-Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae … Continue reading

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In Case You Missed It…

…a week of Mad Biologist links: A Kinder, Gentler Philly Louise Slaughter, Congresswoman and Microbiologist, RIP Forget The Fire And Fury, D.C. Needs The Funk (Parade) Amidst Of All Il Trumpe’s Insanity, Keep An Eye On EPA’s Pruitt Cuddly Nazis … Continue reading

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