Links 4/10/14

Links for you. Science:

A Patient in Minnesota Has Lassa Hemorrhagic Fever. (Don’t Panic.)
Launching genetic diversity to the stars
Trilobite Beetles are Happy Being on Land, Alive in the Present Day
The NIH Grant “Have” States Resist Sharing
A Clever New Chemistry Kit Your Kid Will Actually Want to Use

Other:

Stradivarius Violins Aren’t Better Than New Ones: Round Two
Revealed: Rahm Emanuel’s top donor bought stock in Marriott just before it was awarded huge Chicago contract
Psychopaths: how can you spot one?
Teachers who save students from shootings “are not” heroes
Lip-Service Libertarianism in Silicon Valley
Lawd!
But Seriously Now, Why Do Doctors Still Make You Fill Out Forms on Clipboards?
The Tower of David – Venezuela’s “vertical slum”
The Hare Psychopathy Checklist
SEC Lawyer on Goldman CDO Case Describes How the Agency Wimped Out
What the elephant left in the room

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One Response to Links 4/10/14

  1. mrtoads says:

    While the article on psychopaths was interesting and I have no reason to doubt its accuracy, my experience with the Telegraph is that their ‘reporting’ is not to be trusted, especially when it comes to anything of a politically sensitive nature. Before accepting that any Telegraph story is accurate, check and double check it in the original sources. If there are no original sources, be exceedingly skeptical. I have seen too many Telegraph news stories which represent an information source as making claims which may be completely the opposite of those actually made by the source. Climate change/’Global warming’ stories are perhaps the most egregious examples, but any political ‘controversy’ is likely to have the reporting slanted or even twisted to fit the desired conclusion.

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