Links 5/3/19

Links for you. Science:

An army of micro-robots can wipe out dental plaque
Plight of the Platypus
uBiome, the health start-up just raided by the FBI, had been double billing insurers
Newly discovered ‘beautiful nightmare’ crab had wrench-like claws and enormous, cartoonish eyes
DNA from medieval Crusader skeletons suggests surprising diversity


Is Joe Biden ‘Electable’ or Not? Thank God, Nobody Seems to Know
There Is No Excuse for How Universities Treat Adjuncts (one candidate has a plan dealing with this–and it might not be who you’re thinking)
Seems like old times: Joe Biden plays it cagey
Canada’s new far right: A trove of private chat room messages reveals an extremist subculture
Doctors Do Not Want to Execute Babies
Pathologically dishonest doesn’t begin to describe it
Yes he’s a criminal, but he’s more than that and we don’t know what to call it
Massachusetts girl’s idea for 3D crosswalk may help save lives
Universal Health Care Might Cost You Less Than You Think: We don’t think of the premiums we already pay as taxes, but maybe we should.
Lego Is Making Braille Bricks. They May Give Blind Literacy a Needed Lift.
Implications of the NRA Implosion
Medicare for Kids, a cheap step toward single-payer health care
D.C. police officers sued for attempting to intimidate family of young man killed in police chase
George Pelecanos Filmed His New Movie In The District. He Says Other Filmmakers Should, Too
How To Live Now
The White Minnesota Freak Out
The Democrats’ Best Economic Message for 2020 Isn’t a Mystery

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