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Links 4/18/17

Links for you. Science: Scientists Have Pinpointed the Annoying Genetic Mutation That Turns Us Into Night Owls The Trump administration is ill-prepared for a global pandemic (but we can just keep all the sick people out, amirite?) This start-up was … Continue reading

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Links 4/17/17

Links for you. Science: Close to Half of American Adults Infected With HPV, Survey Finds Baseball-sized spider discovered in California mine DNA dating: How molecular clocks are refining human evolution’s timeline (good intro for non-biologists) Typhoid antimicrobial resistance: ‘We are … Continue reading

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Links 4/16/17

Links for you. Science: Can the White House Office of Science Survive Trump? Octopuses Do Something Really Strange to Their Genes In an amazing turnaround, 23andMe wins FDA approval for its genetic tests (by ‘turnaround’, they mean ‘act like other … Continue reading

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Links 4/15/17

Links for you. Science: Researchers to search for ancient ‘extinct’ echidna Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, the Plurinational State of Bolivia, and Suriname have reported suspected and confirmed yellow fever cases. Sally Rockey on IDC Angkor Wat’s Collapse From Climate Change … Continue reading

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Links 4/14/17

Links for you. Science: No, We Can’t Say Whether Cancer Is Mostly Bad Luck New tree-living crab species found in Kerala Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus emerged long before the introduction of methicillin in to clinical practice Salmon farming in crisis: … Continue reading

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Links 4/13/17

Links for you. Science: Cherry blossoms and global warming Contrary to what we are frequently told, we are not “losing the war on cancer” The ancient past can tell us a lot about our immediate future More stats, less calc … Continue reading

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Links 4/12/17

Links for you. Science: A practical exact maximum compatibility algorithm for reconstruction of recent evolutionary history Earth’s newest cloud is terrifying Friday Fellow: Mexican Giant Horsetail Shazam for Mosquitoes Coral Reefs Shouldn’t Look Like Finding Nemo Other: Matt Taibbi is … Continue reading

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