- Not Exactly Rocket Science
I’ve got your missing links right here (2nd January 2011)
It’s been a light week, both in terms of news and in terms of what I’ve read. This week’s links round-up is therefore a bit truncated. We’re back to full service next week, and the first mind-blowing story of the year on Monday.
“The logical thing a reporter should then do is ask, “How exciting can this conclusion be, when you never actually made it in the paper?” Indeed. Carl Zimmer and Brian Switek take on the week’s non-story – the discovery of fossil teeth that apparently double the age of our species from 200,000 to 400,000 years, but actually may not even have belonged to humans.
What a wunch of bankers. The UK banking trade association asked