Read — 2015/05/13
Today’s selection of articles includes:
- “Election results: Conservatives win majority” (BBC).
- “Russian spacecraft ‘ceased to exist’, burned in Earth’s atmosphere“, by Ben Brumfield & Laura Smith-Spark (CNN). The crewless cargo spacecraft Progress M-27M was carrying “3 tons of food, fuel, oxygen, spare parts, and scientific experiment hardware” for the International Space Station.
- “Measles vaccine reduces death from other diseases“, by Alexandra Ossola (Popular Science). A retrospective meta-study in Science argues that the measles vaccine makes patients more resistant to other opportunistic diseases including tuberculosis, pneumonia, and sepsis.
- “Peter Gay, historian who explored social history of ideas, dies at 91“, by William Grimes (NY Times).