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Links 8/10/11

Links for you. Science: Underwater ‘windmills’ may feed power grid Biosimilars are back… Or are they? Ion Torrent: What is the impact of the new longer reads on assembly? Other: On S&P, Downgrades, and Idiots Cheating report confirms teacher’s suspicions How Right-Wing Ideology Works In The Real World: Post Offices Why did Japan surrender? Obama’s…

Links 8/9/11

Links for you. Science: On the leaves of sea lettuce, the luckiest survive Most in GOP field would scale back stem cell funding The too-smart-for-its-own-good grid Antimatter belt around Earth discovered by Pamela craft Other: “No, I Don’t Want Your ‘Rewards Card’” (as a curmudgeon, I bow in awe to this) The governance of money…

Links 8/8/11

Links for you. Science: Is This The End Of Illumina’s Great Run? (it seems the whole sector is in a downturn) Wikipedia Is Slowly Dying Can’t an Ugly, Slimy Bottom-Feeder Get Some Love? CDC stresses need for flu shot every year Other: What Happened to Obama? (must-read) Is Standard and Poor’s Manipulating US Debt Rating…

Links 8/7/11

Links for you. Science: What a selfish little piece of… Bacterial Traitors Notes from an E. coli “tweenome” – lessons learned from our first data DOI. Leaving the Game Other: Why Van Halen demanded “no brown M&Ms” Day by day the evidence mounts And another thing … (about why deficit reduction is stupid) The Schmidle…

Links 8/6/11

Links for you. Science: Wasps Turn Ladybugs Into Flailing “Zombies” Scientists always anger those who prefer the Earth to be flat In which my heart goes out to Postdoc B Resistant Salmonella: Deadly Yet Somehow Not Illegal Other: White House blames lib groups for deficit deal debacle at secret meeting Proof Platinum Coin Seigniorage: A…

Links 8/5/11

Links for you. Science: Will Carrots Help You See Better? No, but Chocolate Might A theory that could finally explain how the Great Pyramids of Egypt were built Crested rat slobbers tree poison on its fur, dares predators to bite it Honey I shrunk the Kids! Daily variation in Height and Weight and it’s Implications…

Links 8/4/11

Links for you. Science: Blinded and Blindsided Is Polio Eradication Slipping Out of Reach? Don’t forget the parasites! Reevaluating the pyramid of numbers Hunting Pathogens in Siberian Permafrost Graves Other: Scott Fullwiler: Coin Seigniorage and Inflation My comment, in moderation at Hullabaloo (progressives are being played for suckers) It’s My Party, and I’ll Whine If…

Links 8/3/11

Links for you. Science: Operation Cat Drop Possible Key to Life’s Chemistry Revealed in 50-Year-Old Experiment Evolution Right Under Our Noses The Amazing Spider Wasp Other: The Grand Crap Sandwich (Willis was a huge Obama supporter. Not so much anymore) Because the Bible Tells Me So: Why Bachmann and Tea Party Christians Opposed Raising the…

Links 8/2/11

Links for you. Science: Private companies own your DNA – again (I guess the sun can be patented) Coin tosses don’t really give you fifty-fifty odds What’s Up With Conservative White Men and Climate Change Denial? Yet another “post-Darwinism” Other: Good news day, as hard as it is to believe Matt Damon Is an Education-Loving…

Links 8/1/11

Links for you. Science: My front yard is a battleground Myth of the climate science gravy train: scientists studying Greenland forced to pay their own airfares Targeting an audience of monkeys: Ad seeks to plumb roots of human behavior The World’s Only Analog Blogger Other: Even Peggy Noonan of Murdoch’s WSJ gets it! Matt Damon’s…