New post for the SciAm Guest Blog – will have something later (or in the morning) – still in the editing/formatting stage….
Below, lots more on the Arsenic-gate and WikiLeaks-gate and other gates:
The Wrong Stuff: NASA Dismisses Arsenic Critique Because Critical Priest Not Standing on Altar and NASA: science shouldn’t be debated in media and blogs?! and Not getting it and “This Paper Should Not Have Been Published”: Scientists see fatal flaws in the NASA study of arsenic-based life. and Unquestioning dogma: the gatekeepers of science and Death for “Arsenic-Based Life”? and My summary of NASA’s arsenic-thriving bacteria story and Arsenic and Bacteria: “nothing in that paper is going into my biochemistry textbook” and Why was #PLoS ONE blamed for the media hype about the Darwinius and Red Sea papers, but when it comes to the latest overblown #Science paper, it is #NASA that’s blamed for the hype? (same applies to Venter’s synthetic life: Venter gets the blame not Science) and Heavy Metal and And the skeptics keep chiming in…George Cody on arsenic life and NASA discovers life on Earth and Extraordinary claims attract extraordinary blogging and The Value of Blogs and Ordinary evidence would do and [guest post: Alex Bradley, PhD] Arsenate-based DNA: a big idea with big holes and On how science happens – Case Study: NASA, Arsenic, and Controversy and Is That Arsenic-Loving Bug — Formerly an Alien — a Dog?
Not such wicked leaks and WikiLeaks And Web Tracking: Will Secrecy And Privacy Ever Be The Same? and Wikileaks: Power shifts from secrecy to transparency and Wikileaks and the Long Haul and How Has WikiLeaks Managed to Keep Its Web Site Up and Running? and “See the problem isn’t that WikiLeaks is lying, the problem is that they’re telling the truth” and WikiLeaks on the run and The Shameful Attacks on Julian Assange and The Blueprint and Columbia University Reverses Anti-WikiLeaks Guidance and Wikileaks Now Mirrored at 500 Sites Around Globe and British Court Denies Bail to Assange in Sex Inquiry and So, Why is Wikileaks a Good Thing Again? and Wikileaks’ Assange May be TIME’s Person of the Year and Rebooting the News #75 and Wikileaked Santa
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Foreclosure Is Not an Option
Not all species interactions are (co)evolved equal
Multiple paternity: A tale of two baby daddies
Academic purgatory: Papers withdrawn before they’re “officially” published
Eric Umansky and NYU’s Jay Rosen Discuss Explanatory Journalism Project
Whiz kid lures investors, hires team for startup
Clay Shirky Joins Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institue
Volts and Vespa: Buzzing about Photoelectric Wasps
Trust has no place in science and The role of trust in science
Cities at Their Best and Worst and The Future of Cities and Feeding the Hungry Cities: Backyard Chickens, Rooftop Gardens, and Vertical Farming
Sex and math: You can integrate my curves any day
Sedentary Physiology Part 2 – Can Sitting Too Much Kill You?
Single gene creates snake-resistant mirror-image snails, and maybe some new species
How long is a cell, and why?
Game theory and Obama’s mistake
Pending U.S. Food Safety Bill Promises More Accountability–Backed by Science
Privacy, Google, and the Reading Public
The Milky Way Project
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Climate Change Challenges Circadian Clocks
8 Tips on Starting a Science Blog
Blood from Stone: How Fossils Can Preserve Soft Tissue
Internet Summit 10 – Speaker Presentations
Bayesian Fundamentalism or Enlightenment?
DARPA: The Department of Mad Scientists
Can you defame someone with a hyperlink?
The Flying Snake Portion of your Dissertation Work…
Elizabeth Edwards’s Cancer Spreads and Elizabeth Edwards Posts Apparent Goodbye Message
Come spend a year at Harvard! Deadline for int’l applications for Nieman Fellowships approaching
Kate Moss should not take horny goat weed
A meeting of biology and anthropology
End of saga on (not)free access to information in Washington NC: drafting and This paint has been tasting of lead! and conclude.
London Natural History Museum: The Central Hall & Tree Gallery and London Natural History Museum: The Blue Whale and Class of 2014 Visits the Darwin Center at the London Natural History Museum
Shark Week at Extreme Biology! A Conversation with David Shiffman
Prolific Science Bloggers 2.0
Sentiment in Twitter events
Is Coal Here to Stay?
Evolution of a Science Journalist
How to stop a hurricane (good luck, by the way)
Paleontology: Beyond Bone-Hunting
Basel Declaration defends animal research
Social Networking (The Shorter Version): Past, Present, Future
She’s growing models of human skin
New tobacco curing method taps the sun’s power
Register Citizen to move office, open Newsroom Cafe
Monday Series: “In the guise of a friend:” The Eugenics Gaze of “Alexander the Aggressor”
Scientia Pro Publica #47
The astronomer prince of Samarkand
Physician, Heal Thyself: Medical Ghostwriting Uncovered in a Clinical Textbook
Half Full, or Half Empty? Well, That Depends on the Shape of the Glass.
Videos for education majors
Blogging Beyond the PDF
The Future of Advertising
How some politicians stumble on science
Of mice and mood