I’ve got your missing links right here (13 October 2012)

Why the schizophrenic brain is a bit like Fawlty Towers, and Watergate. Masterful, fascinating post by Kevin Mitchell.

“My husband… suggested I declare my Neanderthal heritage as a potential COI when I write about Neanderthals.” Ann Gibbons on what Neanderthal genomics tells us about our evolution.

As an Einstein letter calling religion “childish” is being auctioned off on eBay, Becca Rosen explores his nuanced views on god and religion. Great piece

DNA has a 521-year half-life, which means that “every bond wld be destroyed after… 6.8 million yrs.” Whcih means that Jurassic Park is impossible. Hate physics so much…

Elizabeth was abducted, raped and thrown off a bridge. How did she bounce back? How does anybody? Virginia Hughes

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