Monthly Archives: March 2019

Links 3/31/19

Links for you. Science: The Day the Dinosaurs Died The Worst Disease Ever Recorded In a religious N.Y. community, an unprecedented response to measles puts trust in government to the test A Colonial-Era Cemetery Resurfaces in Philadelphia Dozens Of Nonnative … Continue reading

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A Bad Case Against Sanders: Voter Turnoff

Since I’m discussing Democratic presidential candidates, I’ll offer my typical disclaimer that I’m currently leaning towards Warren. Anyway, last week Eric Alterman offered this as a reason to not support Sen. Bernie Sanders (boldface mine): Sanders turned so negative toward … Continue reading

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Links 3/30/19

Links for you. Science: OXA-48-Mediated Ceftazidime-Avibactam Resistance Is Associated with Evolutionary Trade-Offs Why You Don’t Actually Need to Test for MTHFR Gene Variants Arbitrator sides with Ontario parent who refuses to immunize children, cites anti-vaccination ‘expert’ Many sharks closer to … Continue reading

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In Case You Missed It…

…a week of Mad Biologist links–and another visit to the Lush Left podcast. The links: Sunday Sermon: Iraq And The Very Serious People Some Thoughts On The Barr Summary Of The Mueller Report The Thing Too Much Of The Mainstream … Continue reading

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Links 3/29/19

Links for you. Science: The Anti-Vaxx Movement Is More Organized and Powerful Than Ever Interior Nominee Intervened to Block Report on Endangered Species New York Suburb Declares Measles Emergency, Barring Unvaccinated Children From Public The hygiene hypothesis is out of … Continue reading

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A National Democratic Party Should Be Able To Walk And Chew Gum At The Same Time

In my lonely push to get Democratic Rep. Richard Neal to request Trump’s income and corporate taxes (though it’s increasingly becoming less lonely!), something he, as chairman of the Ways and Means committee, has the statutory authority to do, I … Continue reading

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Links 3/28/19

Links for you. Science: One Doctor Is Responsible for a Third of All Medical Vaccine Exemptions in San Diego How a Measles Quarantine Can Lead to Eviction Beware the Medusavirus ‘Protectors of the Coast’ — What the Northward March of … Continue reading

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“Keeping Your Insurance”

Last week, Paul Krugman argued that a Medicare for America system would have the political advantage of letting people keep their healthcare if they want to do so. Leaving aside the problem that the polls used to determine if people … Continue reading

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Links 3/27/19

Links for you. Science: Those Midwestern Floods Are Expected to Get Much, Much Worse Pretty Sly for a Whitefly Testing the DNA in Museum Artifacts Can Unlock New Natural History, but Is it Worth the Potential Damage? Sharks Crack The … Continue reading

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Time To Call Stupidity Stupid

In case you missed it, yesterday, Republican Senator Mike Lee gave a speech decrying the Green New Deal. Not only did he conclude that “the solution to so many of our problems at all times and in all places [including … Continue reading

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