Lots of VERY good stuff today:
Can you trust a science blog?
Post stories that just don’t add up – Innumeracy among journalists, proudly carried. “”I think what’s going on is that when journalists see a number, they take it at face value and don’t question it,””
How Will WikiLeaks Transform Mainstream Media?
Republican War on Science in full swing – now Tea Partiers are your NSF grant peer-reviewers!
Crazy idea for revamping the PhD program… and Training Graduate Students
Anthropology, Science, and Public Understanding and What is a generous interpretation of the AAA mission statement change? and Removing science from anthropology: Parallels with medicine
ProPublica and Jay Rosen’s Studio 20 class at NYU team up to build — and share — “a better explainer”
WikiLeaks Breach Highlights Insider Security Threat
WikiLeaks: Amazon stops hosting website publishing leaked US diplomatic documents
Being bad to your customers is bad for business
Experimental ‘Jet Lag’ Inhibits Adult Neurogenesis and Produces Long-Term Cognitive Deficits in Female Hamsters
Excuse me, Sir. There’s a Moss-animal in my Lake
Beyond the light switch: Can clean energy manufacture green jobs?
Tiny tunicate throws structure to the wind
Why, American media? Why so crazy?
The Blood Test Gets a Makeover – Design thinking applied to lab results. What lab reports should look like.
Sponsorshop 101: Promoting Your Conference Sponsor Online
Animal obesity: canary in the coal mine?
Gratitude: Uniquely Human or Shared with Animals?
Mercury causes homosexuality in male ibises
Recommended Daily Vitamin D Intake Gets a Boost
The Revolution Should Not Be Digitized–Put It on Microfilm Instead
Win a $54,000 Cruise to the North Pole with 400 words
WikiLeaks: guilty parties ‘should face death penalty’ and Tempers rise over WikiLeaks revelations.
Why You Would Put A Radar In Your Shoe
Durham ranks among 5 smartest U.S. metros; Raleigh-Cary 12th
Tracking a rare tortoise? There’s an app for that
Zoologger: The hardest bat in the world
In The Panic Virus, journalist Seth Mnookin tracks the epidemic of fear over vaccines.
Naked Truth – In America, accepting government infringement has a way of becoming the new normal.
Open Lab, Closed. Now the work begins… and 900 of the best.
An Exchange of Views – Chris Surridge explains new Nature Protocol Exchange.
Breaking the Silence Around Premature Quantification
Farewell to a Great Web Effort at Worldchanging
April 11, 1954: The most boring day in the 20th century
WikiLeaks degenerates into gossip vs. In defence of WikiLeaks