Links for you. Science:
Biotechnology: The start-up engine. Third Rock Ventures made its name by placing big bets on the biotechnology companies it launched. Now, everyone is waiting for the pay-off.
National Aquarium in D.C. to Close September 30
NIH Swears Off Science Education
The Twin Prime Hero
My paper’s journey through the review process
Injured the Kid (must-read)
Three Pillars of Democratic Empowerment (interesting)
Mayoral rivals spar on outside donations
The Real Hunger Games: Waiting lists for food aid have been growing for years—now almost 15 percent of the nation’s elderly don’t have enough to eat.
Tea Party Lawmaker Letter on Med Device Tax Repeal Authored by Lobby Group
Part-time professors at Tufts to unionize
All Players United: NCAA Athletes Take a Stand for Change (Dick Vitale is a pimp–and I definitely mean that in a bad way)
Golden Dawn arrests fuel political crisis in Greece
Thinking Like a Conservative (Part Two): Biding Time on Voting Rights
WHY SHOULD I SHED ANY TEARS IF JOHN BOEHNER CAN’T SAVE HIS JOB?
What Does the Zapruder Film Really Tell Us?
Why Aren’t More Ph.D.s Teaching in Public Schools? They’re highly qualified, and they need jobs. And yet fewer than one percent of all teachers have doctorates.
Why the Poor Don’t Work, According to the Poor