Links 5/5/13

Links for you. Science:

More on More Applicants
Rockey posts better numbers to assess the “too many mouths” hypothesis
False models are useful BECAUSE they’re false
Reporting Fail: The Reidentification of Personal Genome Project Participants
Politics versus scientific peer review

Other:

Exposed: How Murdoch, Bill Gates and Big Corporations are Data Mining our Schools
How Not to Die: Angelo Volandes’s low-tech, high-empathy plan to revolutionize end-of-life care
How Planet Money, This American Life and NPR Have Become Key Players in the Bankers’ Propaganda War on What’s Left of Our Social Contract
When a neighborhood is crowned the most innovative square mile in the world, how do you keep it that way?
Cambridge zoning requirements for dedicated startup space: Reality or illusion?
Paternalism
Under the Medical Tent at the Boston Marathon
Paging Corey Robin
House of Un-Representatives
Teacher Interrupts Pre-Brain Surgery Screening so Fourth Grader Can Take Standardized Test. This happened. Really.
Again Thomas Friedman Writes Same Column Again
How to State the Keynesian Argument Correctly
The Plan B Absurdity: Emergency Contraception Is Treated Like A Drug That Could Be Abused
Eddie Markey Hits The Trail

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