Author Archives: mikethemadbiologist

Republicans Politicized Tax Collection

Despite passing a temporary middle class tax cut (it will get smaller every year for the middle class. But not the wealthy! MAGA!), Il Trumpe et alia managed to fuck it up by messing around with the withholding, leading many … Continue reading

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Links 3/17/19

Links for you. Science: ‘Math Anxiety’ Is Real, and Your Teachers Are Probably to Blame What Really Makes a Difference in Vaccination Rates? Track pathogenic organisms promptly with the National Database of Antibiotic Resistant Organisms Vanderbilt panel weighs in against … Continue reading

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Why The Failure To Get Trump’s Taxes Is So Upsetting

I seem to be one of the few people beating on the drum of getting Il Trumpe’s taxes–something that could happen if the Democratic head of the Ways and Means committee, Rep. Richard Neal, just wrote a damn letter. It’s … Continue reading

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Links 3/16/19

Links for you. Science: New antibiotics needed: Haemophilus influenzae One Twin Committed the Crime — but Which One? A New DNA Test Can Finger the Culprit Watch Video of Type D Killer Whales, Rarely Seen by Humans Mysterious Type Of … Continue reading

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In Case You Missed It…

…a week of Mad Biologist links: The One Thing Conservatives And Liberals Might Be Able Agree On Clueless Democrats Are Going To Be A Real Problem, Even If Things Go Well in 2020 Once Again, The Trump Administration Takes The … Continue reading

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Links 3/15/19

Links for you. Science: Scientists have discovered a shape that blocks all sound–even your co-workers The assessment of intrinsic credibility and a new argument for p < 0.005 Preprints and NIH Study Section Behavior I really don’t like stupid studies … Continue reading

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Rep. Richard Neal Is Failing Democrats And The Republic

I’ve been beating the drum about the failure of Democratic Rep. Richard Neal who is in a unique position to obtain Trump’s tax returns, yet inexplicably, is failing to do so. Others seem to be joining the chorus (boldface mine): … Continue reading

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