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Links 12/10/17

Links for you. Science: The surgeon general and his brother: A family’s painful reckoning with addiction Scientists are trying to figure out which bacteria have colonized our space station What Makes a Dinosaur a Dinosaur? Why Is Giving Birth So … Continue reading

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Links 12/7/17

Links for you. Science: The Trouble with Big Science (the title is misleading. Very good) Air pollution alters Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus pneumoniae biofilms, antibiotic tolerance and colonisation (in mice) Shy Elk and Bold Birds Become Partners in the Wilderness … Continue reading

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The Republican Cure Is Always Worse Than The Disease: The Property Tax Edition

A common theme of Republican policy proposals, especially when Rep. Paul Ryan is involved, is that it’s like liberalism, but designed by fucking morons. That is, they identify a problem and then proceed to propose a solution that not only … Continue reading

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Links 11/15/17

Links for you. Science: ‘Unlucky’ dinosaurs: no extinction if asteroid had hit almost any other part of Earth Long-term Study Finds That the Pesticide Glyphosate Does Not Cause Cancer Most scientists now reject the idea that the first Americans came … Continue reading

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Links 11/12/17

Links for you. Science: Mystery Surrounding Ancient City Build Atop Coral Reefs Leaves Scientists Baffled The EPA Just Approved Lab-Grown Mosquitoes to Fight Disease A Dying Boy Gets a New, Gene-Corrected Skin Flu Vaccine “Factories” Create Errors That Reduce Protection … Continue reading

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Links 11/4/17

Links for you. Science: Loss of Federal Protections May Imperil Pacific Reefs, Scientists Warn Small group scoops international effort to sequence huge wheat genome Sharks discovered inside active volcano, and footage proves they’re alive A Pill to Make Exercise Obsolete … Continue reading

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Never Read The Comments When It Comes To Transportation

And I broke the rule. Last week, I tweeted a picture of a protest, which was picked up by D.C. blog PoPville: The protestors were chanting, “Fuck it. Make it fair. Fix it”, and calling for a flat Metro fair. … Continue reading

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