Links 3/23/14

Links for you. Science:

Is this a realistic portrait of a modern student/post-doc in biology?
Unnatural selection drove evolution of conch size
Vetting antibiotics: How the FDA’s new rules look at hog’s-eye level
The thorium solution to climate change (yes, indeed)
The Toxins That Threaten Our Brains


Optimizing for Einstein and other homo-erotic theories (fascinating)
US foreign policy’s gender gap: US foreign policy needs greater diversity of skill and ideas, more women and a breakdown of economic barriers.
Use of public transit isn’t surging
Income inequality isn’t about the rich — it’s about the rest of us
School Data Finds Pattern of Inequality Along Racial Lines
Study: Most Teachers Will Never Collect a Pension
How a Comedy Article Got Me Placed On the No-Fly List
The Forgotten Coup – and How the Same Godfather Rules From Canberra to Kiev
Labor Markets Don’t Clear: Let’s Stop Pretending They Do (“90% of the macro seminars I attend…still assume that the labor market is an auction where anyone can work as many hours as they want at the going wage.”)
Why is Crimea Such a Great Crisis? It Shouldn’t Be.
Philly Has an Income Problem, Not a Housing Affordability Problem

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1 Response to Links 3/23/14

  1. Gingerbaker says:

    Very happy that China is doing us all a favor by footing the bill for thorium R&D. If it turns out to be safe, reliable, and cost-effective – we should use it.

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