Links 10/22/13

Links for you. Science:

Trouble at the lab: Scientists like to think of science as self-correcting. To an alarming degree, it is not (the article unfortunately downplays the role of inadequate funding)
Top 12 reasons you know you are a Big Data biologist
The $100M Club: Where the Major League Life Sciences Companies Are
Zombies vs. animals? The living dead wouldn’t stand a chance
Bacteria, Circumcision and HIV. Oh my!
40 Years of Federal Nutrition Research Fatally Flawed, Study Finds
Thousands of Caimans Thrive in Rio’s Urban Sprawl


The case against algebra II
Suffolk Downs outspending opponents by better than 30-1 on November casino question
Robert Shiller’s Own Cognitive Dissonance
7 government programs that work to help us lose weight, exercise more, and live healthier
People knew
Inspector General Says Ken Cuccinelli’s Office ‘Inappropriately’ Aided Energy Companies
Teacher-Evaluation Fears Playing Out in New York
No, this doesn’t mean you need to avoid your female colleagues like the plague
A piracy defense walks the plank at the Post
On the Prospect of Blackmail by the NSA (my thoughts here)

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1 Response to Links 10/22/13

  1. Noah Smith says:

    Inadequate funding, eh? The “moar munny 4 me” solution?

    I’d say the fault lies with the “publish or perish” system, not with inadequate funding.

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