Links 4/29/13

Links for you. Science:

Darwin’s goldmine is still open: variation and selection run the world
DNA & Supreme Court: Nature cannot be patented
Marine Life Series: Shame-faced Crabs
Microbes: The Trillions of Creatures Governing Your Health

Congress takes a worrying interest in peer review at NSF (second to last paragraph is key)

Other:

When You Cheapen One Life, You Cheapen Every Life
Why Your Supermarket Only Sells 5 Kinds of Apples
When Your Boss Steals Your Wages: The Invisible Epidemic That’s Sweeping America
Dartmouth College equates rape threats with anti-rape protests; threatens to discipline the anti-rape protesters
8 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘The Great Gatsby’
Why Older Entrepreneurs Are Crucial, Even in Silicon Valley
Syria and sarin gas: US claims have a very familiar ring
Blowing off steam
‘Misha’ Speaks: An Interview with the Alleged Boston Bomber’s ‘Svengali’
How can you even know if it’s not a problem?
Cancer Clinics: Congress Should Have Restored Our Sequester Cuts Before Addressing Airport Delays

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3 Responses to Links 4/29/13

  1. bluefoot says:

    Mmmm, apples. One of the things I missed most when I moved to CA was fresh apples in the fall. One of the great pleasures of moving to Boston has been the many varieties of apples one can find at farmer’s markets, apple farms for picking, etc.

  2. Bayesian Bouffant, FCD says:

    CA? As in California? Ever been to Julian?
    California orchards directory

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