Links for March 2015

Ending the Creditor’s Paradise
First detailed microscopy evidence of bacteria at the lower size limit of life (0.2 um, 1/150th size of an E. coli) (paper)
Best Feminist Books For Younger Readers
Cold-brewed chocolate
A Chladni plate experiment–visualizes complex resonance patterns
Fuse glass in a microwave and metals
Variant annotation: ANNOVAR vs VEP: McCarthy et. al., 2014, pdf, suppl.
Blog post with a comparison: State of Variant Annotation: A Comparison of AnnoVar, snpEff and VEP by Andrew Jesaitis
TIP – Troubles in Paradise (history of creationist argumentation)
The Irrationality of Alcoholics Anonymous–using naltrexone to treat alcoholism
Krugman reports on the Republican budget proposal
A Scientist’s Guide to Citizen Science