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