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Links 2/7/17

Links for you. Science: Jerry Falwell Jr. will be leading Trump’s higher education task force. Here’s a science textbook I was assigned at his school in 2007 A scholar of stereotypes is trapped by Trump’s travel ban A Biohacker’s Plan … Continue reading

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Russian Hacking And Trump’s Narcissism

It appears Trump will finally meet with the intelligence agencies to discuss the evidence for Russian hacking (for the record, I think the Russians did commit the hacks, but the effect on the election was less important compared to other … Continue reading

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The Root Cause Of Everything Bad?

Dunno, but this is disturbing (boldface mine): The investigation found that most would rather be doing something – possibly even hurting themselves – than doing nothing or sitting alone with their thoughts, said the researchers, whose findings will be published … Continue reading

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Links 12/18/16

Links for you. Science: Pig CAFOs influence timing of human flu seasons, study shows Busy Times at the World’s Largest Polar Bear Prison Roche Will Focus on Genia’s Nanopore Technology for Dx Market After Ending Deal With PacBio NIH discusses … Continue reading

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Links 12/10/16

Links for you. Science: Meet the Anti-Science Extremist Who Could Transform the EPA The Largest Mammal That No Scientist Has Ever Seen in the Wild Computer glitch blamed for European Mars lander crash D.C. Prepares For Heat Emergencies To Nearly … Continue reading

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Marginal Versus Median Voters

In all of the wailing and gnashing of teeth about the election, one thing that has gone missing by some very smart people is that winning over median Trump voters is a waste of time: they are very unlikely to … Continue reading

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Links 11/25/16

Links for you. Science: How Physics Falls Apart If The EMdrive Works Science’s Minority Talent Pool Is Growing—but Draining Away Predatory bacteria can wipe out superbugs, says study Other: 2009: The year the Democratic Party died (must-read) Prodigal Scum: Rightbloggers … Continue reading

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