What You Missed in Today’s Times

In Florida, if people feel they are in imminent danger from being killed or badly injured, they do not have to retreat, even if it would seem reasonable to do so. They have the right to “stand their ground” and protect themselves.

via U.S. Opens Inquiry in Killing of Trayvon Martin – NYTimes.com.

Because there is so little profit in it, the companies that make it do not champion it.

via Cheap Drug, Tranexamic Acid, Is Found To Staunch Bleeding – NYTimes.com.

A major challenge in roboticizing living creatures is that they don’t come with batteries…

via The Snails of War, and Other Robotics Experiments – NYTimes.com.