Links 4/8/19

Links for you. Science:

China’s Selling Genetically-Modified Mice for $17,000 a Pair
The Price for ‘Predatory’ Publishing? $50 Million
Netflix’s Our Planet Says What Other Nature Series Have Omitted
Judge rules New York county can’t ban unvaccinated children from schools, parks
Butterfly numbers fall by 84% in Netherlands over 130 years – study


Measuring Rurality. And Using Data to Inform Better Rural Policy.
The U.S. Is Tracking Migrant Girls’ Periods to Stop Them From Getting Abortions (bad title; that’s not the worst part of the article)
How to Think About Breaking Up Big Tech
Russiagate Is Ending Like Any White-Collar Crime
Ex-US Congressman’s Russian bank stripped of license
Small towns are dying everywhere but here (the story hides the lede: a high percentage of the town is employed by the federal government, even as it is conservative in politics)
Inside the spectacular fall of the granddaddy of right-wing conspiracy sites
The increasingly suspicious pattern behind Trump’s nominees
Family Separation Has Scarred These Kids For Life
Release the Mueller team’s summaries. Now.
The NCAA Is Losing Its Fight To Keep Exploiting College Athletes
Tanking is prevalent in baseball, but why is it tolerated?
Trump Is Laying a Trap for Democrats on Immigration
Truly Never Worked A Day In Their Lives
3 Questions That ‘Created Havoc’ in Betsy DeVos’ Department of Education
Elizabeth Warren just called for eliminating the filibuster. She’s got a point.

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