Neuron Culture

Ezra Klein reviews Obama’s handling of yesterday’s health summit — a piece well worth reading for a taste of how sharply focused and serious Obama is about truly comprehensive health-care reform.

Karen Tumlty, a health-care expert, describes in Time her own family’s grueling wrestling match with the health-insurance industry. A timely story — no pun intended — as it makes painfully clear that it’s not just the 46 million people uninsured (did I just say “just” 46 million people) who fare poorly in the current system.

Genetic Future looks at how a Victorian-era height-prediction system beats modern genetics.

When times are hard, sometimes those white capes start to show.

A new theory of how birds (and flying) evolved.

Dr. Bell at Mind Hacks ponders eye contact.


Comments

  1. #1 Evil Rocks
    March 6, 2009

    Klein link is broke. Perhaps this?

    Homie this is like the second time you’ve posted a mad interesting link that I had to track down for myself. Get yo game tight, son.

  2. #2 David Dobbs
    March 6, 2009

    Broken link to Klein fixed. Thanks for the heads-up, ever-watchful Evil Rocks!

  3. #3 Evil Rocks
    March 6, 2009

    Mr. Rocks is fine. And it’s not that I’m particularly watchful, it’s that you seem to only botch links that sound interesting ;)