Monthly Archives: April 2019

Links 4/25/19

Links for you. Science: Just 10% of U.S. plastic gets recycled. A new kind of plastic could change that NIH, FBI accuse scientists in US of sending IP to China, running shadow labs The user’s guide to comparative genomics with … Continue reading

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Observed on 22nd Street NW, Sheridan-Kalorama, D.C.:

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Some Thoughts On The Barr-Redacted Mueller Report

And impeachment hearings too. Now that I’ve had time to digest part of the report, and some of the commentary, some thoughts: Democrats who are trying to game this out are wrong. First, we’ve seen so many times where they … Continue reading

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Links 4/24/19

Links for you. Science: Life on Mars Should Not Look This Appealing An Innovation Policy for the Green New Deal Can Botox and Cosmetic Surgery Chill Our Relationships With Others? If my measles shot was years ago, am I still … Continue reading

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Observed at 20th and Q Streets, NW, Dupont Circle, D.C.:

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When Standard ‘Pundit Talks To Pals’ Behavior Is Gussied Up With Numbers

Et tu, 538? One of the long-standing problems in political punditry is when pundits consider the group of people they know, a group which is almost always completely unrepresentative of the phenomenon they’re discussed, as a representative sample. Seth Masket, … Continue reading

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Links 4/23/19

Links for you. Science: The Astronomer Who’d Rather Build Space Cameras USDA orders scientists to say published research is ‘preliminary’ CDC blames ground beef for mystery E. coli outbreak that sickened more than 100 people in 6 states Culture of … Continue reading

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Interesting Passenger

Observed on the Red Line, Washington, D.C.:

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Warren’s Very Good College Affordability Program

Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren released a very good college affordability plan. In terms of tuition and expenses, her plan would do the following: That’s why I’m proposing a historic new federal investment in public higher education that will … Continue reading

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Links 4/22/19

Links for you. Science: Identification of a Triatoma sanguisuga “Kissing Bug” — Delaware, 2018 (the vector of Chagas disease) Some In The Beef Industry Are Bucking The Widespread Use Of Antibiotics. Here’s How ‘I Want What My Male Colleague Has, … Continue reading

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