Links 4/2/14

Links for you. Science:

Why Students Don’t Take STEM Courses: No Easy A’s
The Humble Heroes of Weight-Loss Surgery: Stomach Acids and Gut Microbes
James Lovelock: We need lone scientists
Lateral Gene Transfer detected in Eukaryotic rRNA genes
The Ugly Ducklings of Science

Other:

Fear and Aggression in Florida (must-read)
House of Cards Producers Try, Fail to Bribe Politicians
Bedford intensifies investigation into anti-Semitic incidents
Job hunting for veterans: ‘My resume went into a black hole’
Is Our Republican Children Learning Yet?
The Hidden Value of the NBA Steal
Sorry, But There’s No ‘Law Of Capitalism’ That You Have To Pay Employees As Little As Possible
Keynes: Cultural Rebel
Why we fight about Colbert and Lena Dunham: Twitter politics are all we have left
Why You Shouldn’t Share Those Emotional ‘Deaf Person Hears for the First Time’ Videos
The inside story of MIT and Aaron Swartz
A Brief, and Disgusting, History of ‘Ratzillas’
Like A Virgin
Don’t cancel Colbert, Asian Americans should accept a double standard in regards to sensitivity (don’t agree with everything, but interesting perspective)

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