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Links 9/24/16

Links for you. Science: Compounds that select against the tetracycline-resistance efflux pump Pit Bulls Are Chiller Than Chihuahuas (historically, pit bulls were seen as excellent pets for families with small children as they were viewed as friendly and fiercely loyal) … Continue reading

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At This Point, Testimonials Aren’t Going To Sway Voters

In which the haplessness of Clinton surrogates continues. I see many stories like this one, “Hillary has spent her life fighting for the rights of Americans with disabilities“, which exemplify the problem most pro-Clinton appeals have. It’s not that this … Continue reading

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Links 9/23/16

Links for you. Science: The Detectives Who Never Forget a Face American Whalers Killed Way More Than Just Whales Watch this law professor try to convince a physicist that Greenland’s melt won’t raise seas An Organic Chicken Farm in Georgia … Continue reading

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President Trump’s First Term Is Nightmare Fuel

I know there are lots of people who are really unhappy with Clinton, but a Trump administration would be a complete nightmare (boldface mine): But signing executive orders starts the process, and Trump’s advisers are weighing several options for the … Continue reading

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Links 9/22/16

Links for you. Science: Teaching parents to talk math with their kids Drug to combat brain-eating amoeba exists — but how to get it to patients? (or we could realize that ‘just-in-time’ supply doesn’t belong in a health care system) … Continue reading

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Those Lazy College Students

This might have some bearing on why public higher education should be tuition-free (boldface mine): George Washington University has for years pushed back against the notion that it is a pricey school for rich kids. The school grew its financial … Continue reading

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Links 9/21/16

Links for you. Science: Evidence Rebuts Chomsky’s Theory of Language Learning No, Research Has Not Established That You Inherited Your Intelligence From Your Mother Interpreting observational studies: why empirical calibration is needed to correct p-values In the Bonobo World, Female … Continue reading

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