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- This week at Nothing in Biology Makes Sense! Guest poster Levi Moran explains one way we might avert the coming apocalypse of antibiotic resistance.
- And at The Molecular Ecologist. Mark Christie explains the software package STACKS.
- Warm feelings. The joys of discovering how queer-friendly a scientific society can be.
- Get jabbed. It’s turning out to be a bad flu season, but it’s also not too late for a vaccination.
- A dangerous thing. If you think college professors have it easy, you may be suffering from half-knowledge of balance between stress and autonomy in academia.
- No shit. For better fecal microbial transplants, there is now synthetic feces.
- From the editors at Nature. Why analyzing Adam Lanza’s DNA is silly.
- Worst milkshake ever? Evidence that the Maasai have undergone adaptive differentiation as a result of a diet heavy in blood, milk, and red meat.
- Maybe. Is there a link between delivery complications and vaginal microbial diversity?
- But you can finish that cheescake anyway. No, that new study of BMI and mortality doesn’t say it’s healthier to be overweight.