Lots of good reading today:
One of the pioneers of circadian rhythm research, Rütger Wever, died recently. See this 2005 appreciation article (pdf) for more about him.
Should bloggers have control over ads that appear next to their content?
Mechanics of virtual blogging networks
Online commentary on papers allows scooped authors to argue their priority?
Fictional Science 101: Important scientific ideas that inform science fiction
One-night stands make birds uncooperative
Why gonorrhoea is like a general sabotaging his own siege
Nate Silver has moved his blog Five Thirty Eight to the new NYTimes site.
Mosquito Shows Effects Of Rapidly Changing Climate
Is Peer Review Really This Problematic?
How reporters mangle science on Gulf oil
Professions and their Journalistic Values
Fish Out Of Water, On Ketamine
Rats Pee During Their Active Period. A Surprise? Not Really.
Oppositional Defiant Disorder: I am Opposed
To Hear A Mockingbird: The Plight of the Iguana
Illusions of bodily awareness adapted for the pub
That Birdsong Is So Five Minutes Ago
Communication from the condemned: Janelle Ward studies the last statements from those on death row