Busy time – last night Anton Zuiker and I got together and did some work on ScienceOnline2011. This morning I taught my BIO101 Lab. But I did manage to read some good stuff online in-between: here are the links.
Melody Dye & Jason Goldman on BHTV (or watch directly on the site – I cannot embed it into a WordPress.com blog)
No one cares about your blog (part 1)
Billy Bragg and R.E.M. fans/players need to meet Daniel Earwicker
Spicy food and collectivism: How the brain shapes culture
3-Million-Year-Old Whale Unearthed at the San Diego Zoo
Scientists trump popstars as role models for girls
November Gallery will feature Elephants!
I and the Bird #134: A Birder’s Library
Q&A with biologist Bruce Kirchoff
A Nobel Prize-winning Biologist Shares His Skepticism about Systems Biology
Plan the perfect murder with the nocebo effect
Big Girls Don’t Cry – But They Do Run For President
Steve Jobs In Email Pissing Match with College Journalism Student
We Only Trust Experts If They Agree With Us
The Calculus of Committee Composition
Genetic Determinants of Time Perception Mediated by the Serotonergic System
Variability in Echolocation Call Intensity in a Community of Horseshoe Bats: A Role for Resource Partitioning or Communication?
Earthquake – myths: The terrible Fenris Wolf
Predicting Epidemics via Social Networks: An Author Spotlight on James H. Fowler and Nicholas A. Christakis
The wind began to switch / The house, to pitch * (tornado in NYC)
Earth scientist heads for stint as radio reporter
Brain Amoebas. Organ Transplants. Brrr.
4 new artworks in my ‘Ocean Invasion’ series
I’m Not Only the Red Club President, I’m a Client
Analogy Watch: Gravitational Lensing
Clouds Are Shaped by Where They’re From
RTP Week Ahead, September 19-25 – MythBusters, MarketingMondays, UNC Science Expo…SO much this week!
Password advice from the father of the firewall
Friday Weird Science: The Vomit Comet
Would anyone like to help me choose a conference hotel for the weekend?
RTP puts Robotics FIRST and NC FIRST Robotics (Part 1) and NC FIRST Robotics at RTP HQ
Female role in gaming industry grows
Classic trilobite: referencing, gazing and Mitochondrial Eve
Everyday gripes of a journal editor, part 94: why can’t people cite online references properly?
Report from the Field: A View from the Operating Room in Kisumu
Science Cafe: Growth in NC – Smart or Not Smart?
This Week in Review: J-schools as R&D labs, a big news consumption shift, and what becomes of RSS
Berry Go Round Submission Deadline
Obese, but Metabolically Healthy: Is Weight Loss Beneficial? (Series Pt 5/5)
Marmots Benefit from Climate Change?
Is Moral Psychology About Morals Or Their Function?
A Rapid, Strong, and Convergent Genetic Response to Urban Habitat Fragmentation in Four Divergent and Widespread Vertebrates
Phenotypic Plasticity in Response to the Social Environment: Effects of Density and Sex Ratio on Mating Behaviour Following Ecotype Divergence
Frail Hypotheses in Evolutionary Biology
Women in chemistry blogging – lookin’ good, CENtral Science
Working as a phone-sex dominatrix is a lot simpler than being on a college faculty
Best American Science Writing 2010 Is Out!
Delays of any length are damaging to stem cell research
Change of Shift: Vol. 5, Number 6
On eve of EPA hearings, scientists sample lake for coal-ash toxins
Is your child a ‘prehomosexual’? Forecasting adult sexual orientation
A Brazilian Titanosaur and the Future of Dinosaur Infographics
Starting a reading list for Goobledygook
Cool improvements to the iPad PLoS Reader 2.0
Cost to save the world’s tigers: $10,000 each per year (or just pennies a day!)
A spider web that spans rivers made from the world’s toughest biological material
Fishing for fat: why learning to use tools is worth it for the New Caledonian crow
Tick Tock: Rods Help Set Internal Clocks, Johns Hopkins Biologist Says
Congratulations to Bora (thank you!)
Obama announces new initiatives to advance STEM education
Sound Bytes: Tips For Life Science Marketing & Social Media 9/16/2010
The Very Last Thing I’ll Write About Twitter
Seattle Times Describes Difficulty in Getting Huskies iPhone App Approved
Wescott’s weekly round-up of science blogs. Cockroach brains, ew.
Join the Facebook page for Wellness & Writing Connections
Change the equation: Scientific American joins White House effort to boost U.S. science, tech and math skills