-- Why the Human Genome Project has been less helpful than expected in helping scientists to fight cancer and other common diseases.

-- Dilbert creator Scott Adams has an unusual financial strategy idea: invest in companies you hate.

-- The Urbanophile argues that Los Angeles is well-situated to become a transit oriented city of the future.

-- Kevin Carey argues that the next generation of online education could be great for students and terrible for universities.

-- The Atlantic Wire rounds up stories about allowing law enforcement drone aircraft to patrol America's skies.

-- Jeffrey Goldberg on how the financial crisis changed the way we think about Goldman Sachs.