Links for you. Science:
Illumina to Acquire Pacific Biosciences for Approximately $1.2 Billion, Broadening Access to Long-Read Sequencing and Accelerating Scientific Discovery
How to Not Become a Zombie, Using Martial Arts
Found: The Largest Cluster of Deep-Sea Octopuses Ever Recorded (Ph’nglui mglw’nafh Cthulhu R’lyeh wgah’nagl fhtagn)
Factors driving effective population size and pan-genome evolution in bacteria
Nutrition research is deeply biased by food companies. A new book explains why.
Nearly all members of National Park Service advisory panel resign in frustration
The Amazing Disappearing Voter
Twitter’s Problem Isn’t the Like Button
Top DeVos Deputy: Puerto Rico Will Be a ‘Beacon’ of School Choice
‘An Intense Period of Terrorism’: Expert on Right-Wing Terror Predicts a Surge in Political Violence
Colorado is a rectangle? Think again.
How $100,000 of pay-for-play access changed U.S. Syria policy
Border Patrol Union Endorses Extremist Video Featuring White Nationalists
If Democrats Want to Mobilize Young Voters, They Need to Wholly Embrace Medicare for All
Why Everything About the Trump Administration’s New Opioid Video Campaign Is Wrong
Donald Trump suggests Jews might secretly be committing anti-Semitic hate crimes on themselves so he looks bad (from 2017; Il Trumpe’s anti-Semitism is not a new ‘pivot’)
Rep. Kevin McCarthy Deletes Tweet Attacking 3 Wealthy Jews In The Democratic Party
The truth behind America’s most famous gay-hate murder
Are the Danes Melancholy? Are the Swedes Sad?
A Penetrating Glimpse Of The Obvious
US Government-Funded News Network Ran a Hit Piece on Soros That Called Him a “Multimillionaire Jew”
The Fed needs better rules. This Democratic bill is a start.
Stop Trying to Understand What Trump Says and Look at What His Followers Do