Links 2/23/20

Links for you. Science:

Predicting antimicrobial resistance in Pseudomonas aeruginosa with machine learning‐enabled molecular diagnostics
Opinion: Reproducibility failures are essential to scientific inquiry
Meet the Plethodonts: Lungless Salamanders of Roy’s Redwoods
How do we test for coronavirus, anyway?
Clades of huge phages from across Earth’s ecosystems


If Trump Wins In November, We’ll Know Who To Blame
Seven Questions for Mike Bloomberg
Michael Bloomberg Puts Democrats in Moral Peril
The Struggle to Mend America’s Rural Roads
Giant And Safeway Workers Are Considering Striking At 280 D.C.-Area Stores
Mike Bloomberg is the Donald Trump of Democrats. If we vote him in, we sacrifice everything we stand for
Pete Buttigieg is America’s Macron — and that’s not a good thing
The Trumpian Liberalism of Michael Bloomberg
Trump Is Going to Cheat: How should Democrats fight against a president who has no moral or legal compass?
Another Demise of a Storied Business at the Hands of Private Equity: Fairway
When Bloomberg News’s Reporting on China Was Challenged, Bloomberg Tried to Ruin Me for Speaking Out
Mike Bloomberg is not the lesser of two evils
The Woman Behind Elizabeth Warren’s Foreign Policy
How Private Equity Ruined a Beloved Grocery Chain
Why D.C.’s Mayor Endorsed Michael Bloomberg (Bowser has to be careful: if some news organization like ProPublica decides to really investigate her, she’s in a ton of trouble)
Michael Bloomberg Isn’t a Smug Technocratic Centrist. He’s Something Far Worse
Joe Biden Championed the Iraq War. Will That Come Back to Haunt Him Now?
If the Democrats nominate Mike Bloomberg, we’re facing four more years of Trump. Don’t get suckered, Democrats: Of any current candidate, Bloomberg would be the easiest for Trump to beat (dunno, but it’s as good as any other speculative fiction about electability)
Respectable Racism: Only backward savages in Russia have oligarchs. Civilized Americans have “rich guys.”
The Astros Cheating Scandal Has Only Gotten Nuttier
Pardon Closes the Book on Michael Milken’s Case but Can’t Rewrite It

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