Links 2/27/15

Links for you. Science:

Study Finds Strong Genetic Component to Obesity
Ancient and modern cities obeyed same mathematical rule
How Mice Turned Their Private Paradise Into A Terrifying Dystopia
Frontiers lets HIV denial article stand, reclassifies it as “opinion”
Don’t stop collecting full-body animal specimens, scientists told


Practicing Islam in Short Shorts
Obama’s newest plan might drive investment advisers out of business. Good.
Here’s How The Academy Chooses The Best Picture
I stopped a sexual assault on the metro
Suspensions at city charter schools far outpace those at district schools, data show
Nothing to show for the pain inflicted on Newark’s children
The War Nerd: Tomb Raiders of Kobane
Lobbyist dubbed Dr Evil behind front groups attacking Obama power rules
Excessive Standardized Testing in First Grade is No Fairy Tale
Guantánamo Diary exposes brutality of US rendition and torture
The wealthy are walling themselves off in cities increasingly segregated by class
Resources on Testing and School Accountability
Behind ‘the Disappeared’ of Chicago’s Homan Square: A criminologist dissects the so-called black site, where military interrogation techniques are allegedly substituted for questioning.
Yellen Defies Congress, Defends Greenspanian General Counsel Scott Alvarez After Elizabeth Warren Grilling
Why companies are rewarding shareholders instead of investing in the real economy
In support of The Raleigh 43

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