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October 2017

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reaction centre structures shed light on the origins of photosynthesis - Wired
reforming the peer-review system - TLS
"In some disciplines, the formal peer-review system appears to have failed on a huge scale."
is Pope Francis a heretic? - Guardian
the sorry history of Australia's National Broadband Network - Monthly
the development myth of women's "empowerment" - NYT [via @katherinesmiles]
the background history: Ireland, the UK, and the EU - RTE
Australian bookshops contemplate Amazon's imminent arrival - NYT
Dan Brown really is an excruciatingly bad writer - Week
still looking for a common cold vaccine - Guardian
10 recommendations for AI deployments - Medium
"Core public agencies should no longer use 'black box' AI and algorithmic systems."
Italian schools to teach how to detect fake news - NYT
there are no upsides, only downsides, to leaving Euratom - Sky
teaching children about consent - GoodMenProject
what no one told me about the Netherlands - RobertWeetman
"In Amsterdam I could hear my children talking to me."
histories - The Gods of Olympus + Classical Mythology [my review]
15,000 British children can't live in the UK with both parents - ChildrensCommissioner
"the UK has the least family-friendly family reunification policies out of 38 developed countries"
the science of interrogation - Guardian
"if you can deal with teenagers you can deal with terrorists"
the Home Office, separating British children from their parents - Guardian
17 months to build an IAEA-compliant safeguarding system and a bilateral agreement with the US? not possible - Sky
a firefighting perspective on the California fires - NYT
the UK's "no deal" preparations are still just waffle - BBC
a "Pottery Barn you break it you buy" it rule for scientific journals? - HardSci
Athens' Sicilian Expedition the best military metaphor for Brexit? - @eurosluggard
the 20th anniversary of Bank of England independence: fighting the last crisis? - Guardian
parliament, not the judiciary, is responsible for the UK's over-imprisonment problem - SecretBarrister
random discovery: Marcin Blazewicz Double concerto for violin, accordion and orchestra - YouTube
Finland is going to get rid of school subjects - CuriousMind [via @gringene_bio]
despite pound crash, German imports from UK down from 1.65 to 1.48 million tons, June on June... - Zeit
possibly manufacturers shifting supply chains to prepare for Brexit
the Times descends to deceit to incite racism - Guardian
why Apple Pay isn't taking off in the UK - Drum [via @phaseit]
the Eastern European threat to the European Union - Bloomberg
global warming is most reliably tracked through ocean heat content and sea level rise - EOS
AC Grayling, "I accuse" - NewEuropean
another piece on the importance of sleep - Guardian
Britain revealed through its spy novels - Economist

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