Monthly Archives: July 2019

Links 7/31/19

Links for you. Science: ‘It snuck up on us’: Scientists stunned by ‘city-killer’ asteroid that just missed Earth RefSeq release 95: naming evidence added to all relevant WP proteins Everyone Missed An Apollo 11 Mistake, And It Almost Killed The … Continue reading

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A Bad Night for ‘Moderates’

A quick note about last night’s debate. Despite the massive post-debate spin by Blue Dog Democrats like McCaskill and others, last night was a bad one for conservative Democrats, Blue Dogs, and the like. The Sanders/Warren duo pretty much knocked … Continue reading

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Links 7/30/19

Links for you. Science: NIH-funded Researchers Invited to Use NIH Figshare Did a tick just bite you? Get it off, but don’t toss it out just yet Giant ticks which hunt their prey confirmed in the Netherlands When tree planting … Continue reading

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La Migra

Observed on P Street NW, between 14th and 15th, Logan Circle, D.C.:

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Economics, News Media, and Propaganda

While many high-end journalists and editors will deny it, there is definitely an ideology present at newspapers like the NY Times and the Washington Post. Economist Dean Baker has the details (boldface mine): I got a taste of this propaganda … Continue reading

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Links 7/29/19

Links for you. Science: Climate scientists drive stake through heart of skeptics’ argument Science under fire: Ebola researchers fight to test drugs and vaccines in a war zone Chesapeake Bay underwater grasses resilient despite record rainfall Why Florida Crocs Are … Continue reading

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Acceptable Drug Dealers

They attended the best schools and wear very nice suits (boldface mine): …in recent months, as government officials seek to assign blame for the opioid crisis that has strangled large parts of the nation, McKinsey’s advice is surfacing in ways … Continue reading

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Links 7/28/19

Links for you. Science: Air pollution may have killed 30,000 people in a single year, study says In hot water: The Potomac River set a record high temperature of 94 degrees in recent heat wave How a data detective exposed … Continue reading

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Bad Assumptions About the Impeachment Process

And note the word process. Greg Sargent makes a good point (boldface mine): Doing so, they think, would strengthen their hand in the courts and potentially persuade judges to move more quickly on cases such as the potential one against … Continue reading

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Links 7/27/19

Links for you. Science: This Is What America Could Look Like When Our Coasts Are Under Water Nutrition Science Is Broken. This New Egg Study Shows Why. How processed food makes us fat What’s the best time of day to … Continue reading

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