Links 6/4/13

Links for you. Science:

The Lone Genius Hypothesis
What clinical geneticists think about DTC genetic testing
Do Dogs Understand Our Words?
Another one of those “Psychological Science” papers (this time on biceps size and political attitudes among college students)
The Trophic Cascade from the Gray Wolf

Other:

What DIA’s Plight Says About the Fate of Art in the Age of Inequality (excellent)
Being poor in America (must-read)
Van Jones: He should call it the “Obama Tar Sands Pipeline” & stand there for ribbon-cutting
Inequality Rising — All Thanks To Government Policies
Why I sit out ‘God Bless America’
Menino should move now on major reform of taxi system
Diversity of cyclists growing in Boston
Disability, Social Security, and the missing context: As a trustees report comes out, a This American Life piece provides an unfortunate example of incomplete reporting
Your Insurance Is Driving Your Doctor Crazy
Too Little for So Many, Even in The Times
The Great New England Vampire Panic: Two hundred years after the Salem witch trials, farmers became convinced that their relatives were returning from the grave to feed on the living
College in Sweden is free but students still have a ton of debt. How can that be?
Number of Women ‘Tricked’ Into Parenthood is On Rise
Tea party groups mobilizing against Common Core education overhaul (it’s worth noting that Massachusetts liberals aren’t fond of it either)
Neil Armstrong didn’t misspeak on the Moon. That’s how Ohioans talk.

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