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Interesting stuff today….

Why I Won’t Blog for U.S. News and World Report and Blogger quits U.S. News, citing sponsored links and Blogging For U.S. News & World Report: A Cautionary Tale

How scientific journalism is, and should be done

Survival denied: Birds, fish, plant, pygmy rabbits lose out on endangered species protection

Go with the blow: a non-invasive way to sample large whales…

Why Did We Go To The Moon?

Astrobiology “is way beyond hunting for little green men.”

Bending It Like Beckham: How to Visually Fool the Goalkeeper

Scientists and Soldiers Solve a Bee Mystery

Reference Management with the iPad

What is going on in the brain when we experience déjà vu?

Giving You More Control and Facebook Rolls Out New Groups, Privacy Controls and Friendfeed Rises Again In Facebook

Biologist Enthralls Kids With ‘Maggot Art’

♫ This is the dawning of the age of articular cartilage ♫

Environmental Symbiont Acquisition May Not Be the Solution to Warming Seas for Reef-Building Corals

How to become a big e-learning nerd by mistake

Scientific “importance” and Eureka 100: the Science List

Jason Calacanis: Revenge is a new editorial project to rival TechCrunch

There’s Wisdom in Those Tweets: Social Science Data Emerges from the Twitterverse

Surface Covering of Downed Logs: Drivers of a Neglected Process in Dead Wood Ecology

Superbug in the Research Triangle

Two Theories of Dog Domestication

Findings: The Causality Implicit in Language

Sharks and Trophic Cascades: Cut and Dry?

The $300 quadrocopter: your iPhone is a remote control

Automatic Figure Ranking and User Interfacing for Intelligent Figure Search

Post Co. discloses Newsweek’s price tag: $1

The Truth About Ditching The iPhone For Android

Daniel Ksepka, discoverer of the giant fossil penguin, has a blog: March of the Fossil Penguins

Historians Admit To Inventing Ancient Greeks

“Toxie” Illustrates the Difference Between a News Story and a News Narrative

Wired to Be Social: The Ontogeny of Human Interaction

Scientist’s Operating Manual – Introduction and Scientist’s Operating Manual – Evidence; gathering, measuring, analysing

Science Friday threatened and Thank you! For Your Support

Newborn babies have a preference for the way living things move

Special Exhibits: Animal Grossology

If I’m drunk, you’re a jerk

Science Metaphors (cont.)

Rants: Cow Farts

Israel and Palestine are Both Fighting Back…?

Around the web: the dark side of behavioral biology

Why We Matter: This Year’s Nobel Prizes And The Meaning Of Life

Finding platypus venom

New blog: silvarerum

Mission to Mars Will Search for Lost Atmosphere

Warming Tropics Could Have Big Impacts on Cold-Blooded Species

Thinking about starting an online news business? Here’s your start-up checklist

Consider the source, Ed Silverman

Argumentum ad Verecundiam – When the authority is wrong

Novel DNA repair mechanism described

Win a travel award for best evolution-themed blog

Census of Marine Life Launches in London

The many faces of red sludge

There´s scientific life outside the academia, but what about in Brazil?

First Week of PhD

Green Living Meets Vertical Farming in Wacky “Edible House” Design

Frito Lay abandons eco-friendly SunChip bags

If I Were a Scholarly Publisher

The Mission of Research Libraries

Scientists call for experiment reproducibility

Nudging scientists to share data more

An Empire Lacking Food

Two science events in the Triangle: Fossil Penguins and Images of Darwin

Shoot-em-up gamers prove better decision makers

Rare Find: a New Language

2010 Ig Nobel prizes: the winners

The Scientific Case for Masturbation

Do you have low T?

Twitter Is Huge In Brazil

Guardian: The Sci Journalism satirist explains himself. If you’re in the biz, read this.

Graphite Novel: Nobel Prize Thrusts Graphene into the Spotlight–But Can It Deliver?

Physicists Playing Poker

Tropical Animals May Get a Dangerous Metabolic Jolt From Climate Change

Prof. Carroll (as in Sean Carroll, Cosmic Variance)

Dream Jobs That You’re Glad You Didn’t Pursue

Scienceblogging: The Lay Scientist (and The Guardian) – a Q&A with Martin Robbins

How body clock and sleep affect brain connections between night and day

The Arrow of Time and the Multiverse on Philosophy TV

More on masturbation in African ground squirrels.

Hilarity did not ensue – on rampant plagiarism in Chinese science.

Does Technology Help Us Be More Ethical?

The elephant in the living room: Amphicoelias brontodiplodocus

How YOU can win your very own trash from the North Pacific Gyre…and more!

Bibliotherapy: Book Yourself In

Biggest Genome Ever

Hacking my A&P course for Fall

Which science communicator are you?

Doctors and Nurses Are Fueled by Coffee

Something slammed into the rings of Saturn and Jupiter

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One response to “Quick Links

  1. Thanks for the link!
    Mike