Links for you. Science:
Genomics are not overhyped: they really can change medicine
The fuddy-duddies still thrive
We the Kardashians are Democratizing Science
The Smithsonian Disassembles Its Dinosaurs: Researchers hope to learn basic information, such as the age of some of their specimens, while taking apart the skeletons.
Cigna: Crapification or Insurance Fraud?
The Teacher’s Union Fight Song
U.S. Senator blasts Microsoft’s H-1B push as it lays off 18,000 workers: Republican lawmaker takes issue with U.S. corporate belief that there’s a STEM shortage
The Big Sort: How Chicago’s school choice system is tracking kids into separate high schools based on achievement (related thoughts here)
As outrage grows, Reason editor rejects proof, denies that magazine denied the holocaust
GOP House member says colleague was paid $1200 for vote (so Spiro Agnew….)
Can Someone Tell Homebuilders How to Raise Wages?
Leading Civil Rights Group Just Sold Out on Net Neutrality
The Hidden Crisis on College Campuses