Welcome to Lux Recommends #186, this week’s edition of what we at Lux are reading and thinking about (want to receive this by email? Sign up here).
Giant Squid, Phantom of the Deep, Reappears on Video: “Seven years after scientists caught the elusive deep-sea cephalopod on video, they saw another. Then lightning struck a third time.” — Adam G
The Bugs We Can’t Live Without: “Insect populations are in dramatic decline, and the consequences could be serious for everything from waste management to agriculture” — friend of Lux Peter Ginsberg
Growing evidence suggests Parkinson’s disease starts in gut: “Research shows key proteins in disease can spread from gastrointestinal tract to brain” — Adam G
Family Descent as a Signal of Managerial Quality: Evidence from Mutual Funds: Key finding: asset managers who grow up poor tend to outperform those who grow up rich. higher barriers to entry for those without connections and privilege means they have to be exceptional to break into the industry and thrive in it. — Alex N
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