Since it’s vacation, here’s more of the annual roundup.
David Broder Defines the Banality of Evil
‘Counterintuition’, the Human Microbiome, and Why Fluency in Math Matters
Behavioral Economics: Not Everything Is Irrational
The Fitness Cost of Resistance Could Be…
“Could You Patent the Sun?”*
Men, Women, and Partying in Science
What Public Health Can Teach Economics
The Culture of Caution at NIH and Academia’s Role
How Krugman Is Wrong About “Centrist” Democrats
The U.S. Can Teach Kids Math Provided…
Car Dealers and Correcting for Multiple Tests
Begley Mistakes the Symptom for the Disease
Salmonella, Shigella, and Lactose, Oh My!
The Double Standard of Genomic Data Release and the Role of Incentives
Bacteria Take Advantage Their Competitors’ Infections…in Your Nose
I’ve dropped some hints in the past that my relationship with ScienceBlogs would be…altered.
The old saw that ‘we hang together or we get hung separately‘ is a perfect description…
Links for you. Science:
Underground river ‘Rio Hamza’ discovered 4km beneath the Amazon
What do accommodationists do…
Recently, The New York Times published an op-ed calling for curricular changes in K-12 math education:
Links for you.
Another Scientist Calls Out Sen. Coburn’s Misleading, Juvenile “Report”
XMRV: ITS EVERYWHERE! UUUUUGH! ITS IN…