Monthly Archives: November 2018

Links 11/21/18

Links for you. Science: Declassified military documents reveal the terrifying power of solar storms MCR-1 Confers Cross-Resistance to Bacitracin, a Widely Used In-Feed Antibiotic New antibiotics needed: Enterobacteriaceae A Democrat Ran on Climate Change in a Republican Stronghold—and Won Killer … Continue reading

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Climate Change And Disasters

Over the last few years, every time there is a large scale climate-related catastrophe, there are renewed calls to do something (e.g., the Malibu inferno). But all of the proposals miss something important. Here’s a Vox summary of the Green … Continue reading

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Links 11/20/18

Links for you. Science: Bicycles For The Mind: The Slide Rule World’s largest deep-sea octopus nursery discovered The Plight of the Right Whale WHO Endorses Traditional Chinese Medicine. Expect Deaths To Rise In a blow to wildlife, China lifts a … Continue reading

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Understanding A Key Part Of The Democratic Coalition

I have been making this point since the 2016 election, but this is worth emphasizing again (boldface mine): Some Trump voters are undoubtedly racist. But racism is a popular and bipartisan endeavor. A much touted Reuters/Ipsos poll from 2016 showed … Continue reading

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Links 11/19/18

Links for you. Science: How an Unlikely Family History Website Transformed Cold Case Investigations Democrats Plan to Revive House Climate Committee Osamu Shimomura, 90, Dies; Won Nobel for Finding a Glowing Protein Yes, eating meat affects the environment, but cows … Continue reading

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House Democrats Are About To Hamstring Themselves

Well, you knew the good times wouldn’t last. The House leadership is pushing hard for a very, very stupid rule (boldface mine): The proposed rule changes require more time for the review of legislation before a floor vote, changing the … Continue reading

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Links 11/18/18

Links for you. Science: Growing the future: High-tech farmers are using LED lights in ways that seem to border on science fiction ‘Hyperalarming’ study shows massive insect loss It Will Take Millions of Years for Mammals to Recover From Us … Continue reading

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