A few of the recent pieces I've liked:
Maryn McKenna at Superbug: Scathing Report: Polio Eradication "Not ... Any Time Soon"
Douglas Starr at Discover Magazine: Sparks of Truth: Can Science Bring Justice to Arson Trials?
Scicurious at The Scicurious Brain: Grab your Coffee, I think this paper may…
NYC scientist and filmmaker Alexis Gambis is building a body of science-themed short films. His documentary A Fruit Fly In New York juxtaposes lab equipment with the infrastructure of New York City; between grad students and postdocs relating the (somewhat deadpan) joys of fruit fly research,…
Robert Scoble interviews science blogger and author Jennifer Ouellette about the Science & Entertainment Exchange, a "recent initiative by the National Academy of Sciences, was set up to build a new kind of social network of scientists and movie directors." Worth a watch:
As I've pointed out before, New Yorkers have been dealing with Donald Trump for a very long time. Chris Hayes, on All In, came up with some great examples, the last one of which is ... well, just watch: