Monthly Archives: July 2019

Links 7/18/19

Links for you. Science: Can a Snail Too Tiny to See Save a Kentucky Forest From a Gas Pipeline? Archaic tooth gives some teeth to theory of interbreeding among different kinds of humans Sharks on Cape Cod: Just how scared … Continue reading

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Monetary Policy and 80,000 Votes

A couple of weeks ago, Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez made a very important point in a congressional hearing involving the Federal Reserve (boldface mine): When Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell testifed before the House Wednesday, Team Blue’s freshmen lawmakers posed some of … Continue reading

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Links 7/17/19

Links for you. Science: In real life, Simba’s mom would be running the pride Mineral fight goes Mesozoic: Who owns dinosaur bones? Most Americans See Antibiotic Resistance as a Public Health Problem, But Nearly Half Have Not Taken Antibiotics As … Continue reading

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Urban Businesses and Parking

Too often, when people propose removing parking spaces in cities, often to add infrastructure for pedestrians and cyclists, businesses will argue that losing that parking costs them customers. Well, thanks to a months long shutdown of multiple stations along D.C.’s … Continue reading

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Links 7/16/19

Links for you. Science: The Snakes That Ate Florida USDA Scientists Are Quitting In Droves. That’s Really Bad News For Climate Research. Revisiting Fosfomycin, a “Forgotten” Antibiotic (unfortunately, fosfomycin resistance genes are increasing in frequency) The climate change policy with … Continue reading

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But They’re Passing Good Legislation!: The Minimum Wage Edition

One of the Democratic establishment’s arguments against impeachment-related hearings is that House Democrats would be better off passing legislation–which will never get through the Senate or White House–that would let voters know what Democrats stand for and would enact were … Continue reading

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Links 7/15/19

Links for you. Science: Why Closing Ohio’s Nuke Plants Will End Up Killing More Ohioans NASA Starts Cutting Spacecraft Heat To Prolong Voyager Mission’s Interstellar Journey University of California loses access to new journal articles published by Elsevier after research … Continue reading

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