Republican terrorist threats shut down Oregon legislature, link
Concluding they can’t win the vote, Republicans abandon democracy, link
Grover Cleveland’s Sex Scandal: The Most Despicable in American Political History by Charles Lachman
Some Notes on Chinese Communist Party Internal Resilience by Bill Markle (10 part post on Chinese government)
The Truth About Chlorinated Chicken review – an instant appetite-ruiner
Britain fears low US food standards will come to Britain post-Brexit
Cave debris may be the oldest known example of people eating starch:
Charred material found in South Africa suggests humans digested starch long before farming
Looks like the paleo diet will need to be updated with potatoes
Guantánamo’s Darkest Secret: The U.S. military prison’s leadership considered Mohamedou Salahi to be its highest-value detainee. But his guard suspected otherwise. by Ben Taub
People are imprisoned for decades at Guantánamo Bay because it would be embarrassing to the military to admit there was never a reason to hold them. Also, they were tortured.
GM fungus rapidly kills 99% of malaria mosquitoes, study suggests. by James Gallagher
Slide mounting options, link
“A Tall Tail” by Charles Stross
EquiFax hacking settlement–apply for $125-$425. Affects most US adults. link
Senescent cells exhibit depletion of metabolites from nucleotide synthesis path- ways. Stable isotope tracing with 13C-labeled glucose or glutamine revealed a dramatic blockage of flux of these two metabolites into nucleotide synthesis pathways. Blocking the pathway in replicative cells induces senescent phenotype.
Inhibition of nucleotide synthesis promotes replicative senescence of human mammary epithelial cells. May28, 2019. JBC. Alireza Delfarah, Sydney Parrish, Jason A. Junge, Jesse Yang, Frances Seo, Si Li, John Mac, Pin Wang, Scott E. Fraser, and X Nicholas A. Graham. DOI10.1074/jbc.RA118.005806.