Well, registration for ScienceOnline2011 filled up in 45 minutes. Now the details need to be all hammered – Program is almost ready and we are adding information to the wiki as it becomes available. Until then, read these:
The View from Nowhere: Questions and Answers
How long does it take you to write a science blog post?
Book Writing – If I knew the rules, I would probably have to break them
Growth factor makes a comeback in cystic fibrosis
Nadine Dorries vs. Science
Where Trust Is Built and How It Can Be Destroyed — A Publisher’s Perspective
Keith Olbermann’s suspended suspension: Why did MSNBC move so fast?
Center for Public Integrity changes up its audience strategy to build a new revenue stream from readers
LIFE in the Laboratory
N.C. ranks 37th in broadband penetration, new survey finds
Journalists as People
How Should You Launch a Ball to Achieve the Greatest Distance?
Is Pluto the biggest dwarf planet after all?
Margaret Mead’s war theory kicks butt of neo-Darwinian and Malthusian models
Great diagrams of science: What are they doing to those animals?
Neandertal Brains Retained Infantile Shape
Climate researcher speaks out and Michael Mann compares climate change detractors to McCarthyism
Call off the hounds: Coyote & fox pen operations [Warning: graphic images]
Synthetic biology: Building machines from DNA
Errol Morris: Berkeley School of Journalism Commencement
It’s a Book
Henrietta Lacks’s legacy lives on as Rebecca Skloot wins medical book prize
Online communities – it pays to be involved
Read the Leaked P.R. Plan to Spin Our Dialysis Investigation
Why Are Caffeinated Alcoholic Energy Drinks Dangerous?
Life (and chemistry) is a box of models
Sigma Xi pizza lunch lecture – Science in the current media environment
Jobs: Multimedia content director
What the Lungfish Heard: Clues to the ear’s evolution
What are contemporary warfare’s hidden assaults on public health?
Discussing Sci/Tech Risks Hurts Consensus Efforts
Coming clean – all about Climatide
Was Marc Ambinder actually a blogger?
Body-snatching, not socialising, drove the evolution of bigger-brained insects
All the ways straight people ruined marriage for gays: Your sex and gender morning roundup
Twinkie diet helps nutrition professor lose 27 pounds
Long-awaited blog on climate skepticism
Getting more than enough – Reproductive Skew
Win a travel award for best evolution-themed blog
It’s poll time: Should a retraction during graduate school mean losing your PhD?
The Face-down Publishing Paradigm
Now in 3-D: The shape of krill and fish schools
Eggs, KFC Double Downs, and Heart Disease
Greetings From Recoveryland
Text Message Outreach Improves HIV Patients’ Outcomes
That’s Nice, Now Get Out: Why We Sometimes Punish Generosity
Can endangered Mexican wolves be conditioned to dislike the taste of sheep?
BLOGOUT! All 58 NYT Blogs Go Dark; For Last 12 Hours, Readers Stumbling In Darkness Looking For Krugman, Pogue, Motherlode.
Look who’s coming: A list of those who have registered for ScienceOnline2011.
Winners Named for the 2010 AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards and On Winning a 2010 AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Award
Станцуй свой дисер
Sci/Med Writers: Are We Part Of The Problem?
The Untrodden Path of Forensic Podiatry
Slidecasts from ScienceWriters2010
Quid pro quo? American Cetacean Society tells freelancer he can only have a press pass if it’s a “mutually beneficial relationship”
Conception chances magnified by giant sperm
Rusbridger: Openness, Collaboration Key to New Information Ecosystem
Audiences accepting of reporter bias
The Duomo and the Dinosaur: Not?
Tetris could prevent post-traumatic stress disorder flashbacks (but quiz games make them worse)
Learning Science from the Movies – the Effects of Gender
Facebook Serves As Good Predictor Of Election Results
Bush cricket testicle size clue to promiscuous mating
Lightning kills giraffe, kills five elephants at once, kills flock of 52 geese in 1932
Elizabeth Gilbert on nurturing creativity (TED talk)
Kids and Catapults: Children hurl insults during Catapult Month at the New York Hall of Science: “No, YOU’RE a projectile!”
The Genes of a Rocker and AVPR1A: Music in your Genes?
Ready or Not, Web 2.0 Is Here!
Times Will Rank E-Book Best Sellers
Greatest Zero-Gravity Sex Scenes of All Time [NSFW]
Stubborn US cities rated in personality test
ScienceWriters2010: Sorting out conflicts of interest and Mayberg’s response: Bass was wrong on the facts
Around the web: altruism and parenting
A “Secret” Subway Stop
The Price of Transparency and Peer Review
The Guardian and The Web
Coastal northwest American marten conservation
Paid student internship in web design and development
Siegfried and the Mafia.
Open Lab Update: Twenty Days Left!
Food for Thought: Musings on Sustenance and What Makes Us Human
Change of Shift: Volume 5, No. 10
How the cat that got the cream then drank it
Hitching a Ride on a Trilobite
Mind Over Magic
Newsweek: Research Triangle is one of 3 ‘New Silicon Valleys’
Are we pursuing innovation at the expense of wisdom?
Making it real: People and Books and Web and Science at ScienceOnline2010 and ScienceOnline interviews
Sea Lions Surprise Scientists by Adopting Orphaned Pups
The World Conference of Science Journalists 2011
Hack to the future: my long-overdue statement of ethics
James King: Synthetic Biology & Speculative Design
How to use Twitter to network at conferences
Government Health Care May be your Best Bet
Flogging a dead norm? Newspaper coverage of anthropogenic climate change in the United States and United Kingdom from 2003 to 2006 (PDF)
Literacy may have stolen brain power from other functions
Dust Off Your Video Camera for Ars Technica’s New Competition
How to build a crime map of a town: Onward, upward. and By morning light, the cinnamon’s on her cheeks.
Evolution Blogging Contest
Robustness of Circadian Clocks to Daylight Fluctuations: Hints from the Picoeucaryote Ostreococcus tauri
A Deadly Misdiagnosis
Election 2010: Missed chances, dim hopes
Why is the FBI interested in the anti-war movement?
The likelihood of pollen from GE cotton causing harm to the environment is about as likely as a poodle escaping into the wild
I wanna be your dog, Part I
Particle physics ‘pornographer’ gets God excited