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The mismeasurement of science

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Stem Cells Aid Partially Paralyzed Donkey’s Recovery

The Original Red Queen’s Hypothesis

What Your Voice Says About You

An Interview With WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange and Can the U.S. Prevent Future WikiLeaks Document Releases? and Spy vs. Spy: Times and Guardian differ on WikiLeaks “spying” revelations and Is Wikileaks open government? and Answers to Readers’ Questions About State’s Secrets and WikiLeaks Reaction in Europe: Dismay, Concern but Not Much Alarm and WikiLeaks, Secret Cables and the Downside of America’s Security Mania and Julian Assange: The end of secrets? and Slouching toward transparency and Bomb, Bomb Iran: The Top 5 Most Shocking Things About The Wikileaks and Talking Turkey and America’s Weakening Gravitational Pull and US embassy cables leak sparks global diplomatic crisis

Why ScienceBlogs is So Important

New science blog – Bashir

Marsupial embryos pump up early on

Why Gawker is moving beyond the blog

Building a Better Explainer: NYU and ProPublica Will Collaborate and Share What They Learn

Bufotoxin Tolerance in Keelback Snakes: recent adaptation to a new threat, or preadaptation from an ancient foe?

Optogenetics Relieves Depression in a Mouse Trial

The Risk of Poor Coverage of Risk: Why does a healthier-than-ever world feel so scary?

Maned wolf featured on BBC radio program

New PLoS Biology series – public engagement in science

An Interview with Melinda Wenner Moyer

The Mystery of the Red Bees of Red Hook

Droid Does Mizzou: Speed-dating style app contest wants to drive journalism experimentation

At Long Last, a Drink with Extra Fat!

Team of volunteer journalists wants to train locals in conflict zones to tell their own stories, improve their lives

Are society memberships kinda like herd immunity?

On Gratitude in Academe

Why researchers should blog

The Times does WinerLinks

140 characters of legal nightmare and The Australian’s War on Science 52: defaming scientists and Audio backs tweets in editor’s defamation row

True stories

An entire world follows the march of the army ants

You can’t own the Sun. No. Not yours.

Hans Rosling’s 200 Countries, 200 Years, 4 Minutes – The Joy of Stats

How to apply for a job working with sharks

Sultans of swap: Turkish researchers plagiarized electromagnetic fields-cancer paper, apparently others

Food safety bill a ‘major step forward’ in stopping outbreaks


Insects: slaves in a fungal nation

On scientists, cheerleaders, and rockstars and Yet another post about cheering for science rock stars and Free to Be! Rah! Rah!

Durham population passes Winston-Salem, Raleigh bigger than Cleveland.

From The Editor’s Desk: The Case For Open Access

FOX News Publishes Article from “The Onion” as Real News, Then Removes it After They are Called Out and Fox Nation readers confuse Onion article with real news

Back Off, Rudolph!

Thinking Outside the Brick

More Professors Are Using Twitter—but Mostly Not for Teaching

BioMed Central’s Research Awards

Anthropology Without Science

Find out how factory farms affect all of us

Welcome to the Protocol Exchange

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Where Anonymity Breeds Contempt

Nibbled to distraction: Gerbils infested with fleas don’t watch for foxes

Reasons to Work

The antidepressant reboxetine: A “headdesk” moment in science

Weighing the Costs and Benefits of Open Peer-Review

Science sees further

Ten questions science must answer

The Complete National Geographic on 160-GB Hard Drive and Playboy Magazine releases every issue from 1953 to 2010 on a hard drive

A Healthy Brain Needs a Healthy Heart

Heart Failure Death Statistics: Don’t believe what you read on the internet

New coverage of DCA and cancer cell energy metabolism

Plants flowering later on the Tibetan Plateau

Underclothes That Display The 4th Amendment When X-Rayed by TSA

Follow the money: The Structure of Borders in a Small World

HRT ‘makes women’s brains younger’ after menopause and HRT ‘brain boost’ is unproven

10 benefits (for my career) of blogging/tweeting/etc

Journalists are invited to apply for a new evolution fellowship program

Meet the judges for the NESCent blogging competition and travel award to ScienceOnline2011

Food Fables: Learning Food Safety From Unhappy Endings

Birke Baehr: What’s wrong with our food system

“BioBricks” to build glowing trees… what?

In Which I Become a Conservative

The Science of Blogging

The Future of TV: Why content is king and audiences have wings

Biomechanical Consequences of Rapid Evolution in the Polar Bear Lineage

The dark side of oxytocin, much more than just a “love hormone”

Shots in the Dark: PW Talks with Seth Mnookin

The Newsonomics of eight-percent reach

Berry-Go-Round #34

Palm Revelations

Curmudgeon Central

Persuasion: The Sleeper Effect

Are Fast Talkers More Persuasive?

Is Climate Change Too Scary?

Why the TSA pat-downs and body scans are unconstitutional

Working with your Public/Media Relations office: A primer for researchers

Charting the course of N24

Killing the Consumer (a wingnut theory)

Rift Over Climate Change Is Social, Not Scientific

Blogging contests as an opportunity for testing public peer review

Wisdom of the Crowds: When do we need Independence?

Canine Bone Marrow Transplant

7 Amazing Exoplanets [Interactive]

Natural Hierarchy

Guest Blog post at Scientific American

The sky is falling! And other ways we are at risk

Research on human genes gets personal

Gifts for the science whiz

A ‘leaf’ from the lab makes energy

Capitalizing on the Underdog Effect

The number one competitor we have …is e-mail

Kids (and Animals) Who Fail Classic Mirror Tests May Still Have Sense of Self

When Your Core Competency Is No Longer Core to the Business You’re In

Dinosaurs and Other Extinct Saurians: A Historical Perspective, the book


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