Monthly Archives: October 2018

Links 10/31/18

Links for you. Science: The Marvelous Filters in the Manta Ray’s Mouth Gender disparities among independent fellows in biomedical research CDC director says he pushed to keep U.S. experts in Ebola zone but was overruled Conn. GOP Gubernatorial Candidate: We … Continue reading

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One More Thing Democrats Should Investigate If They Take Back The House

Martin Longman reminds us that it’s easier to suffer from Trump fatigue, even when faced with over-the-top hypocrisy (boldface mine): Despite promising myself that I’d never accept Donald Trump’s behavior or politics as normal, I have to admit that he’s … Continue reading

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Links 10/30/18

Links for you. Science: More young US kids not getting vaccinated Hot pink swamp eel discovered in Indian rainforest E.P.A. to Disband a Key Scientific Review Panel on Air Pollution How This Year’s Devastating Red Tide Has Wreaked Havoc on … Continue reading

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WMATA/Metro Unveils New Plan To Win Back Riders

And it doesn’t suck. Here’s what Metro is proposing: Extended frequent service. Trains would run at rush hour frequencies (every eight minutes) until 10 am instead of 9:30 am. In the evening, trains would run rush hour service until 8:30 … Continue reading

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Links 10/29/18

Links for you. Science: Meet the Endoterrestrials A Climate Catastrophe Paved the Way for the Dinosaurs’ Reign Sea-Star Murdering Robots Are Deployed in the Great Barrier Reef BepiColombo Launches on Long Journey to Mercury Microplastics Contaminate HALF Of All Freshwater … Continue reading

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Democratic Party Disdain For Performative Politics Is Harmful

As I noted weeks ago, Democratic Senator and Minority Leader Chuck Schumer isn’t very good at his job. Having supposedly negotiated a deal with Republicans to prevent judicial nomination hearings while the Senate is out of session, Republicans are… holding … Continue reading

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Links 10/28/18

Links for you. Science: This Weirdly Geometric Iceberg Is Freaking Us Out CDC’s Redfield on Trump’s transgender proposal: Stigma is ‘not in the interest of public health’ Identifying the source of perytons at the Parkes radio telescope (read the abstract; … Continue reading

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The Pittsburgh Massacre

Yesterday, eleven American Jews were murdered at Tree of Life-Or L’Simcha synagogue in Pittsburgh, PA. This was the largest mass murder of American Jewry in U.S. history. Some thoughts from this Jew in no particular order: Blessed be the Judge … Continue reading

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Links 10/27/18

Links for you. Science: California’s Underwater Forests Are Being Eaten by the ‘Cockroaches of the Ocean’ Can coffee ‘tame the redness of rosacea’? Here’s what you need to know about the New York Times’ coverage First fossil lungs found in … Continue reading

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In Case You Missed It…

…a week of Mad Biologist posts: “Metro Is A Public Service — Its Leaders Need To Run It Like One” Are Professional Democrats Ready For November 7th? D.C. Election Endorsements Personal Responsibility In The Heartland Paid Leave And D.C.’s Petite–And … Continue reading

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