This is a snapshot of my ongoing flow of current events, scientific developments, and other ephemera.
(via With Outbreaks, States Push Back On Anti-Vaccine Movement | On Point with Tom Ashbrook)
How far should we trust scientific models? – Jon Turney – Aeon

Those facts are undisputed. But nearly everything else about Lyme disease—the symptoms, the diagnosis, the prevalence, the behavior of the borrelia spirochete after it infects the body, and the correct approach to treatment—is contested bitterly and publicly.

read.

read.

(Measles and MMR: the essential guide)

The #GlobalPOV Project: “Can We Shop To End Poverty?” With Ananya Roy (by GlobalPOV)

(via Picturesque Chinese Landscapes are Actually Disguised Photos of Landfills | Colossal)

So long as I remain alive and well I shall continue to feel strongly about prose style, to love the surface of the earth, and to take a pleasure in solid objects and scraps of useless information.

(via We’ve Been Looking at the Spread of Global Pandemics All Wrong - Emily Badger - The Atlantic Cities)
maplust:

Disease flow graphics

maplust:

Disease flow graphics

Scientists will test unique chemical compounds from marine samples found in deep sea trenches (via BBC News - Antibiotics search to focus on sea bed)

Scientists will test unique chemical compounds from marine samples found in deep sea trenches (via BBC News - Antibiotics search to focus on sea bed)

The rise in drug resistant infections is comparable to the threat of global warming, according to the chief medical officer for England.
(via BBC News - Antibiotic ‘apocalypse’ warning)

The rise in drug resistant infections is comparable to the threat of global warming, according to the chief medical officer for England.

(via BBC News - Antibiotic ‘apocalypse’ warning)

uBiome (by ubiome)