Links for you. Science:
PCR: Thirty-five years and counting
Humans Are Dumb At Figuring Out How Smart Animals Are
RIP Emil Wolf, 1922-2018
Don’t kill that spider in your house. It’s unlikely to bite you and is good for the environment.
Who gets credit for CRISPR? Prestigious award singles out three, and leaves out a notable scientist
Uh oh. A Democrat didn’t get the “don’t make trouble” message (this is how you do it)
They Did Not Die for What We Have Now—and That’s On Us, Not Them
Blockchain’s Latest Triumph: Mango Tracking
Trump’s Manchurian Trade Policy
Here’s How the FBI Investigation Into Russia and Trump Campaign Actually Started
Papua New Guinea bans Facebook for a month to root out ‘fake users’
Will U.S. academies expel sexual harassers?
One way to improve test scores? Proper air conditioning
IF BEING ROUTINELY INSULTED TURNS PEOPLE INTO EXTREMISTS, WHY AREN’T DEMOCRATS EXTREMISTS?
We’re Not Making Much Progress in Educating Our Black Kids
How Democrats should tackle Trump in the midterms
I finally understand Trump’s economic philosophy now. And we are absolutely screwed.
Why No One Answers Their Phone Anymore
Niall Ferguson wanted opposition research on a student\ (if this student was a threat or not conducive to learning, Ferguson had above-board ways to stop him. This was nothing more than ratfucking, worthy of Donald Segretti)
The best photos and videos of Manhattanhenge — New York’s favorite Instagram holiday
Anti-Semitic, offensive comments get candidate blackballed by Alabama GOP
I Don’t Think John Brennan Is Helping
Prosecutors hid mountains of evidence in trial of Trump inauguration protesters