Links 4/27/13

Links for you. Science:

A New Life for a Deadly Disease
You Might Have Been Five Inches Shorter: How child labor made a “race of pygmies”
Creature Feature: African eye worm (Loa loa)
Professor Norm Matloff’s H-1B Web Page
Friends don’t let friends calculate p-values (without fully understanding them)

Other:

BRIAN, THE SEQUESTRATION FIGHT WAS LOST A LONG TIME AGO
The Boston Bombers and the Theory of Relative Laziness (on conspiracy theories)
The message of Boston (“This week the people of Boston learned something about the press because they told a big lie not just about a handful of them, but all of them, collectively.”)
There is no alternative: Governments now answer to business, not voters. Mainstream parties grow ever harder to distinguish. Is democracy dead?
Financial burdens in the health exchanges (I told you this three years ago)
Bottled Water Sales: The Shocking Reality
Steve Lynch Goes For Broke (vote for a real Democrat; vote Markey)
Medical Journal Editorial Blasts Obamacare for Increasing Underinsurance
Everything Is Rigged: The Biggest Price-Fixing Scandal Ever
There Are No Trolls, Only Bigots
IT’S NOT EXACTLY McCARTHYISM, BUT IT IS INSIDIOUS
Could Smartglasses Be the Next Big Tech Bust?

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