Busy day, and also preparing Berry Go Round for early tomorrow. These links should hold you over until then:
On Criticism of ACS and C&EN
Why I am Not a Journalist: A True Story
Genetically inserted insecticide contaminates U.S. waterways
Only you can help prevent firefly extinction
Giraffes – Necks for food or necks for sex?
Evolution Author Richard Dawkins to Speak at Duke Oct. 3
Q&A with Fiona Morgan on the state of Triangle media
Asbestos saga proves our feeble press watchdog has no bark and no bite
I’m only cheating cause my body TELLS me to
A Good Idea for a Vid Promo for Good Ideas
How a Fungus Makes a Jet Stream to Carry Spores Abroad
Money, Volunteers, Money, Patch, and Money and Observations from Block by Block, a community news summit and Taking It to the Next Level and Block by Block: Imagining the Sequel(s)
Make The Revolution – ‘Gladwell thinks social networks don’t have political impact. Well, what about the Maker Party?’
The Best Science Websites — 2010
Waste water not wasted
Forever Young, Scientific American Gets New Look at Age 165 and Scientific American Introduces New Features And Look
How To Survive When Your Elevator Plunges
First sunlight since half a year
Gunman on the loose UT Campus Austin TX
How Primary Care Heals Health Disparities
Actress Emma Thompson attacks use of sloppy language
Welcome to Grand Rounds, year 7!
Water Use in Southwest Heads for a Day of Reckoning
Peculiar human sex differences and The difference between blogs and doodles
Putting Lines on a Map
Get Fuzzy on the Extinction of the Dinosaurs
An Open Letter: To the Awesome Speaker
Why don’t you just pay them more?
If low serotonin levels aren’t responsible for depression, what is?
Anthropologist Shannon Lee Dawdy – 2010 MacArthur Fellow!
Basic Religion Test Stumps Many Americans and Want to know about religion? Go to your local atheist, not your priest
Cordelia Fine and the Delusions of Gender
He’s baaaack — Stuart Pivar hasn’t learned a thing
Obama in Command: The Rolling Stone Interview
How Smokers Think about Death
Conference remembers Henrietta Lacks as ‘unsung hero of modern medicine’
Baby fish show up in big numbers despite Gulf of Mexico oil spill (with video, photos)
The Key to Success for Women in Science is Not Men but They Can Help
Radiohead Contemplates Digital Realities — Parallels for STM Publishing