Links 5/23/14

Links for you. Science:

Way too many doctors are prescribing antibiotics in error, study says
The First GMO Field Tests: From their very first field test in 1987, GMOs have been the subject of intense debate. What we fight about when we fight about GMOs.
Historical Trends in Predoc and Postdoc Stipends and Average Grant Sizes
The Big Melt Accelerates
Nicholas Wade and race: building a scientific façade

Other:

Does the Wheel of Fortune Produce the Coriolis Effect?
Disenfranchised
Why This Sexist Soccer Executive Needs to Go
The VA Scandal May Become the New Benghazi—And Not Because the Right Cares About Veterans
More Snuff
NPR puts America to shame with report on court fees and poor defendants
The Buck Stops With Obama on Tepid Financial Reform
End of the Ro? Disruption meets old dirty politics in the heart of Silicon Valley
Maybe Make That A Bit More Expensive?
Who Is a Feminist Now? (why is this in the Style section?)
Contractors take Longfellow Bridge to the past
Marriage Equality Is Coming. The South Should Get On Board.
Why I Miss Being A Born-Again Christian
Who Gets to Control Newark’s Schools? A rabble-rousing new mayor wants to undo the reforms that Cory Booker, Chris Christie, and Mark Zuckerberg brought to town.
An ignorant vote by three councillors
A salary that’s hard to defend

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