Link roundup: Dec 2018

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TED talk | Hans and Ola Rosling: How not to be ignorant about the world Classic Hans Rosling TED talk [via 3 Quarks Daily]
Nautilus | Iron Is the New Cholesterol Donate blood, people!
In the Pipeline | We Have Given People Amyloid Disease
Kurt Gödel and the romance of logic
Nature | Enzymes engineered to trap reaction intermediates with link to the paper therein
The Scientist | Scientists Don’t Stay for Long in Their Jobs Anymore: Study
What’s the Most Dangerous Food of All Time?
Synthetic biology: A call for a new culture of responsibility
Science | Chess, a Drosophila of reasoning
The Scientist | Book Excerpt from Gene Machine “…author Venki Ramakrishnan relays the moment when he and collaborators finally solved the structure of a ribosomal subunit.”
The Atlantic | The CRISPR Baby Scandal Gets Worse by the Day
Popular Science | Cannabis gets its high-inducing power from ancient viruses
BMJ | Key opinion leaders’ guide to spinning a disappointing clinical trial result [via In the Pipeline]
Science | Molecular to organismal chirality is induced by the conserved myosin 1D [via In the Pipeline]
Proc. R. Soc. London, Ser. A | The origins of quantum biology A nice historical review
J Med Chem | qFit-ligand Reveals Widespread Conformational Heterogeneity of Drug-Like Molecules in X-Ray Electron Density Maps
Nature | Mannose impairs tumour growth and enhances chemotherapy [via In the Pipeline]
J Med Chem | Two Decades under the Influence of the Rule of Five and the Changing Properties of Approved Oral Drugs
Aeon | Who decides what words mean [via Language Log]
Graphical vi-vim Cheat Sheet and Tutorial
The Atlantic | The World’s Most Efficient Languages

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