Links 12/10/13

Links for you. Science:

Increase in breast cancer gene screening: the Angelina Jolie effect
23 and You: Does that commercial DNA test you just bought violate somebody else’s privacy?
Diet Drugs Work: Why Won’t Doctors Prescribe Them?
The Pap smear is no panacea, Katie Couric
The Causes of Poverty (73): Low IQ?


Why do they hate Obamacare so much? This might have something to do with it…
The Enduring Cult of the Vietnam ‘Missing in Action’
A Preschool Where Kids Get a Leg Up: Successful Curiosity Corner preschool curriculum drives results and confidence—so much that ESL kids use “deciduous” in a sentence.
Professors to Grad Students: Focus on Studies, Not Wages
When Professors Oppose Unions
Mandela Was a Terrorist
Obama could raise minimum wage for federal contract workers today (if he wanted to)
Iceland in shock as cops kills a man for 1st time in history (the second half is a good read)
Social Security expansion now very real. Thanks, Third Way!
What the Hell Just Happened in Córdoba?
WND Polls Readers On Whether Mandela Should Have Been Released From Prison (your Republican base in action!)
Nelson Mandela: Union Man
FBI can secretly turn on laptop cameras without the indicator light
Meet The Nate Silver Of Education. Bruce Baker Will Bring Sanity To Reform Hype

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