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Links 2/24/17

Links for you. Science: Honeybees let out a ‘whoop’ when they bump into each other One Thing Congress Agrees On: Vaccines Work Fed’s “Gold Standard” Produces Fool’s Gold (interesting view of a certain discipline’s use of RCTs) It took a … Continue reading

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In Case You Missed It…

…an abbreviated week of Mad Biologist posts: It Sure Seems Like A Muslim Ban Skimp Are People Really Going To Move From Clay County, KY To Wash Dishes In D.C.? Show Me Your Budget, And… Republican Voters Married The Guy … Continue reading

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Good And Bad News About D.C.’s Charter Schools and Creationism

First, the good news (boldface mine): A D.C. public charter school network scrapped plans to award Liberty University a contract to offer online courses to high school students, including a class that would have taught them how to “apply a … Continue reading

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Links 2/23/17

Links for you. Science: China bans carfentanil, possible ‘game-changer’ in US opioid epidemic Researchers Use Big-Brother Tech to Spy on Bumblebees Wearable Fitness Devices Don’t Seem to Make You More Fit When Canadian Scientists Were Muzzled by Their Government Other: … Continue reading

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Bogus Voyer

Observed at the corner of 14th and S Streets NW, Logan Circle, D.C.:

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Republican Voters Married The Guy Or Girl You’re Only Supposed To Date

Years ago, in the 1980s, there was a meeting at Democratic Party fundraiser Pamela Harriman‘s house attended by prominent Democratic officials. They were debating whether Democrats should “let Reagan be Reagan”–that is, let him have his way, allow things to … Continue reading

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Links 2/22/17

Links for you. Science: As Obesity Rises, Remote Pacific Islands Plan to Abandon Junk Food CRISPR pioneer muses about long journey from China to pinnacle of American science How mammoth cloning became fake news Ensuring scientific integrity in the Age … Continue reading

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