Links 4/30/19

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Links for you. Science:

The Dark Saga of Katie Bouman: How a young scientist got sucked into the black hole of the internet
Octopus gets eaten alive by a school of leatherjackets
How long do vaccines last? The surprising answers may help protect people longer
The Predator That Makes Great White Sharks Flee in Fear
Pump the Brakes on the Illumina and Pacific Biosciences Deal

Other:

Ass Backward (excellent; must-read)
Pete Buttigieg Blasted for Cozying Up to Pseudoscience Goop Queen Gwyneth Paltrow
WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE A “CENTRIST” IF YOU NEVER ATTACK REPUBLICANS FROM THE RIGHT?
The Trump Administration’s Congressional Stonewalling Is Unprecedented
A Mystery Solved in the College Admissions Scandal: The Family Who Paid $1.2 Million
How angry pilots got the Navy to stop dismissing UFO sightings
Hospitals Will Do Fine Under Medicare for All
When Will Washington End the Forever War?
NJ Gov. Murphy orders Rebel-tainted Mississippi state flag off the Statue of Liberty grounds
In Mexico, ‘The Cartels Do Not Exist’: A Q&A With Oswaldo Zavala
True Crimes
Maxine Waters outraged by release of Coast Guard Nazi sympathizer: ‘We are walking targets’ (maybe people who threaten elected officials shouldn’t be given bail?)
This Is Why Canadian Universities Don’t Have College Admissions Scandals
San Francisco Homeless Shelter Gets The OK Despite Wealthy Neighbors’ Objections
Once a center of antiabortion extremism, Kansas’s protections are now stronger than ever (good)
Military Investigating 4 More Servicemen For Ties To White Nationalist Group
Trump’s Fed Pick Stephen Moore Is Shockingly Sexist, Even for a Trump Nominee
The Neighborhood Is Mostly Black. The Home Buyers Are Mostly White. (on Twitter, one of the authors was surprised because her priors were D.C. would be like Chicago; also ignores that D.C. gentrified later than many other cities such as Boston & NYC)
White nationalists interrupt author at Politics and Prose
What Can the U.S. Health System Learn From Singapore?

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