Links for you. Science:
What koalas can teach us about human evolution and disease.
Yassar Arafat and the Radioactive Cigarette
GATK is a Research Tool. Clinics Beware. (a key thing to note is when outside groups run GATK, they don’t always do all of the necessary steps because they’re computationally intensive; that’s important)
Epic dumbassery at the RockTalk blog over the A2 revision of NIH Grants
The rise and rise of the science politician
Go to Your Womb, Ross Douthat (excellent)
Questioning Clay Shirky (excellent)
Millionaire congresswoman laughs when told 65 percent want tax hike for the rich
Where we are heading with passwords
Dear Mr. President: Please Don’t Negotiate Over the Debt Ceiling. Please.
Ph.D. Job Woes
Jovan Belcher’s Guns
Will the Times’s Terrific Tax Reporting Matter?
Wonder Why States Are Broke? One Reason is Companies Play Them Off Against Each Other
11 Reasons You’re Glad Jim DeMint Is Leaving The Senate (number six is a doozy)
Rand Paul Doesn’t Know Which Industries Actually Dominate His State