Links 9/19/18

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Links for you. Science:

Meet The Four-Dimensional Numbers That Led to Modern Algebra
A single gene mutation may have helped humans become optimal long-distance runners
Should ‘Race’ Be Taught in High School Biology?
He Was Dying. Antibiotics Weren’t Working. Then Doctors Tried a Forgotten Treatment. (been saying for many years that the problems are regulatory and economic, not technical)
Probiotics: If you don’t just poop them out, they may muck up your guts
Otto the octopus wreaks havoc

Other:

As Germans Seek News, YouTube Delivers Far-Right Tirades
Why Do We Pledge Allegiance?
Amazon’s Antitrust Antagonist Has a Breakthrough Idea
The Black Cat is shrinking by half. Why? Because punks don’t live there anymore.
A witch hunt or a quest for justice: An insider’s perspective on disgraced academic Avital Ronell (how was she seen as indispensable?)
The Military Men of Twitter Who Are Defying Soldier Stereotypes
Crumbling concrete, leaking roofs, and busted elevators: the state of the T
Fifteen years? Figure out a faster way to fix the T
As Germans Seek News, YouTube Delivers Far-Right Tirades
Why Do We Pledge Allegiance?
Amazon’s Antitrust Antagonist Has a Breakthrough Idea
The Black Cat is shrinking by half. Why? Because punks don’t live there anymore.
A witch hunt or a quest for justice: An insider’s perspective on disgraced academic Avital Ronell (how was she seen as indispensable?)
In Britain, Calls for a 4-Day Week. Can It Be Done?
Crumbling concrete, leaking roofs, and busted elevators: the state of the T
The Bailouts for the Rich Are Why America Is So Screwed Right Now
Key supporter of Murkowski, Alaska Federation of Natives, announces opposition to Kavanaugh
Cynthia Nixon loses and wins
SWF+UBD
Pension fund socialism: the illusion that just won’t die

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