It’s a slushy Saturday. That means lots of time to read links. Science:
Don’t Become a Scientist!
They really do hate us: “small dog” haplotype from the Middle East
A Look into Obesity and Gut Microbiota
Splash Down: Pacific Biosciences Unveils Third-Generation Sequencing Machine
Anthrax Case Closing Challenged
Pacific Biosciences introduces new third-generation sequencing instrument at AGBT
The Scientific Communication Messiah has arrived!
Mass Transit is As American as Apple Pie
The copyright mafia makes me scream (again)
A banker’s perspective of the Greece derivatives debt dodge
On spending, conservatives are quite conflicted
Animal Rights Terrorists Target Children
Ayn Rand, Hugely Popular Author and Inspiration to Right-Wing Leaders, Was a Big Admirer of Serial Killers
America’s Future: My Baseline Scenario
The Meaning Of Newsweek’s “Terrorism Debate”
The myth of the “liberal” Washington Post opinion pages
The End of the Tea Party: Right-wing populist fads catch our attention — but they burn out quickly.