So tell me about TSCA reform

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Perhaps you have heard: over the past couple of weeks, the Senate Committee on the Environment an...
Links for March 23, 2015

Links for March 23, 2015

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A short and vivid history of the color purple , or how the chemist William Henry Perkin inadvertently created synthetic purple dye, ...

When Bibliomania Came to America

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In 1809, the Englishmen Thomas Frognall Dibdin published a ...

Vintage-inspired links for March 16, 2015

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telegeography.com "Metrics and standards" in court! Last week, the Supreme Cour...

The Apple Watch and the history of capitalism (updated)

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Sel├žuk Demirel, from Le Monde Diplomatique , 1999 In the March 2015 issue of Harper's Ma...

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Science Magazine is celebrating the centennial of general relativity with a special issue, whi...

Dispatches From The Particle Accelerator

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Back in January, I was presented with a unique opportunity: the chance to walk inside of a particle...
Links for March 2, 2015

Links for March 2, 2015

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WHO smallpox workers in Ethiopia, courtesy of Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health Further proof that all good idea...
Links for February 23, 2015

Links for February 23, 2015

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    Oliver Sacks's op-ed in the NYT , " My Own Life ," in which he confronts his eminent death from cancer has been maki...
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