The blogger bash last night was awesome!
Waiting on a friend
Congratulations to the students selected to attend Science Online ‘11!
Live and learn… and Smoking bans are good for barkeeps and Tobacco smoke is bad for you…but there’s another story here and The History of Smoking Bans & Anti-Smoking Sentiment
For the Maker of the Stars: The Cultural Reception of Print
On the Media: Public radio is enjoying boom times
Health Care and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
The Food Lab’s Top 6 Food Myths
Elect the Willfully Ignorant!
New research confirms global surface winds are slowing, blames land use changes
Body Size and Temperature: Why They Matter
Hagfish Analysis Opens Major Gap in Tree of Life
TWEET IT – iPads vs iPhones (Michael Jackson “Beat It” spoof)
The Illogicality of Stock-Brokers: Psychological Experiments on the Effects of Prior Knowledge and Belief Biases on Logical Reasoning in Stock Trading
Memo to Malcolm Gladwell: Nice Hair, But You Are Wrong
Evolution: The Curious Case of Dogs
Climate Change Alters Seedling Emergence and Establishment in an Old-Field Ecosystem
Batten down the hatches, matey!
Bacteria ‘R’ Us
Sperm Length Variation as a Predictor of Extrapair Paternity in Passerine Birds
Take Two Antibodies…
Science festival brings DNA fountain (where scientists like to meet) back to downtown Belgrade (in Serbian)
In the Laboratory and during Free-Flight: Old Honey Bees Reveal Learning and Extinction Deficits that Mirror Mammalian Functional Decline
Critiquing LaPlant et al, in Nature Neuroscience, Part 2: The sensitization
Fuzzy Critters’ Crystallized Pee Changes Climate Record?
Does Kin Recognition and Sib-Mating Avoidance Limit the Risk of Genetic Incompatibility in a Parasitic Wasp?
Scienceblogging: Scientopia – a Q&A with SciCurious and Mark Chu-Carroll
Parasite Evolution and Life History Theory
Psihobrlog is a psychology blog in Serbian language.
Creationism in the Classroom and The Separation of Church and State and O’Donnell: “That’s in the First Amendment?”
Ocean of benefits from open-access publishing
A previously unseen species of hallucinated moth
The Scariest Zombies in Nature
Eight months of Charlotte Observer Sci-Tech stories
Confusing Egg Labels
Docs on Pharma Payroll Have Blemished Records, Limited Credentials and The scalability of collaboration: ProPublica partners with five (five!) other outlets for its latest story
Mary Knudson launches Heart Sense blog
Balancing Value Systems
The Chilean miners story – a missed opportunity to do foreign reporting on the cheap
Napoleon’s legacy: ashes, tombs and DNA
When Small Numbers Lead to Big Errors
Why “Magical Thinking” Works for Some People
Curmudgeons strike again: Can Open Access Journals Guarantee Sound Methods? (what does that have to do with Open Access is anyone’s guess!)
Books as makers of publics
Keeping up with social networking sites: How much is enough?
RTP researchers collaborate to tap the sun and make liquid fuel
The Stone Age Food Pyramid Included Flour Made From Wild Grains and Cavemen Ground Flour, Prepped Veggies and The Cavemen’s Complex Kitchen
10 Simple Ways to Increase Your Physical Activity
New in PLoS ONE: Citation rates of self-selected vs. mandated Open Access and Does Open Access Lead To More Quality Citations? The Data Says …
The Curious Tale of a Far-Flung Whale
Burger King breakfast video analysis
Does the Angry Blue Bird multiply its mass?
Nature’s Network: Introducing Scitable
Working from home sucks; aka “Preeclampsia for Dummies”
Chopping bits out of the genome
Who Would Invest In Venezuela?
Leigh Van Valen 1935-2010
Does the Internet Make You Smart or Dumb?
Megi – By Any Name, a Monster
2012 Mayan Calendar ‘Doomsday’ Date Might Be Wrong
Mountain Goat Kills Hiker in Rare Attack
Is There an Effective Climate ‘Narrative’?
A Setback for Neandertal Smarts?
Can squid hear?
A One-way Maze for Flies
Why Are Alcoholics More Often Men?
Apocalypse 1953: Homicidal Alien Blobs
Is There Really a Systematic Problem in Medical Publishing? Or Just a Reporter With a Narrative?
So much monitoring in the Gulf, but no samples in sight
Acupuncture and history: The “ancient” therapy that’s been around for several decades
Group Intelligence: Contributing to awesomeness
An Inordinate Fondness #9
House of Herps No. 11
Seeking Depression Information on the Internet
30,000 year-old flour production in Europe
How scientists and journalists can improve coverage
Transportation, Food, and Electricity Systems Not Well Prepared for Peak Oil
NYTimes files lawsuit against Kachingle along with DMCA takedown notice
WikiLeaks and No, We Don’t Hate WikiLeaks