Why Wall Street Needs Biology

There’s been a lot of chatter this month about high frequency trading, due in large part to the release of Michael Lewis’s latest book, Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt. We all love a story of heroes and villains, good versus evil: we love the emotion of it, and most of all we love that we can punish the bad guys (whether in our minds or in real life) and then set the story aside in a nice tidy box.
 
These heroic tales are compelling, but they only tell a small part of the story. Continue reading about the book from Catherine Collins via Scientif Amarican