Links 7/31/18

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Links for you. Science:

New Tricks for Old Drugs: What’s Already in the Medicine Cabinet Could be the Next Cancer Treatments
Diet soda and colon cancer: What you need to know
An Enormous Study of the Genes Related to Staying in School: Researchers have found 1,271 gene variants associated with years of formal education. That’s important, but not for the obvious reasons. (FAQ here; Ed Yong’s treatment is very good and remember this is not about anything like test scores)
Archaeologists have found the remains of one of Jamestown’s early settlers. Now they have to prove he is who they think he is.
In Mozambique, a Living Laboratory for Nature’s Renewal

Other:

Nats Assistant GM Launches Crowdfunding Campaign To Pay For Cancer Treatment (America in 2018 in a nutshell)
Trump’s New Target in the Politics of Fear: Citizenship
The Welfare Boogeyman
A Sociologist Examines the “White Fragility” That Prevents White Americans from Confronting Racism
Thinner and Lighter Laptops Have Screwed Us All
Nimble. Agile. Digital First.
D.C. Ethics Official Confirms Investigation Into Councilmember’s Conduct
More Than 200 People Hospitalized As City Grapples With Life-Threatening Batch Of Synthetic Marijuana
You May Never Know Who Owns Your Representative or Senator
Here’s where Montgomery County is — and isn’t — growing
DC preservation officials: You don’t want a historic district? Too bad.
Historical Preservation Doesn’t Preserve People…Quite the Opposite
A Tale of Two Very Different Meetings
Anti-Putinism Is Not McCarthyism
The first signs are emerging that the progressive campaign to abolish ICE is working
How D.C.’s Creative Women Found A Home At The Washington Women’s Arts Center

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