Interesting stuff today:
Communicating Is A ‘Hard’ Skill
Mixed cultures: art, science, and cheese
Teacher willingly ‘wounded’ to help medical students
Berry Go Round #35, Christmas Plant Edition
Author of the Day: Constance Cummings
Engineering for Better Wastewater Treatment Results
On the front lines of chronic Lyme disease
Behavior Frontiers: Can Social Science Combat Climate Change?
Managing Scientific Inquiry in a Laboratory the Size of the Web
Interdisciplinary Research Partnerships Set Out to Uncover the Physics of Cancer
Oh, Chicago? Your Freudian slip is showing
The merger of journalists and government officials and Jessica Yellin’s response to last night’s Assange discussion
A triumph of bravado: How art buff Garrett Oliver became a brewing luminary and The bottle as beaker: A New York vintner discusses the role of science in winemaking
98.6 Trades Metabolic Cost for Fungal Protection and Why 98.6 Degrees? Our Body Temperature Strikes a Perfect Balance
Subject Matters: Science has an image problem
As white-nose syndrome wipes out little brown bats, groups petition for emergency protection
Why end-of-life planning is smart, necessary
Science for Journalists 101: Cardinal Sins and Science for Journalists 101: Cardinal Sins
NERS Review of the year Part 8 – Frenetic genetics
A Different Way for Scientists to Reach the Public
The Earth in 2010: What were the biggest environmental stories in 2010?
The Art of Medicine in Ancient Egypt
Why you should take your ngrams with a grain of salt
On The Trail of Physiology across America: Visiting our Nebraska Family for the Holidays
Fridge of the Future Predicts We Will Be Lazy
WordPress for Reference Management
MythBusters exploding tractor: how high?
So, Delaying Sex Improves Marriage Quality? Maybe Not …
Self-Reported Empathy Dropped Over Last 30 Years
The New York Times’ Phony Balance on Death Panels, Or When Can We Stop Quoting Wingnuts?
19 of the Best Infographics From 2010
Complementary medicines can be dangerous for children
Field of Science Now Taking Applications
From Snowstorms to Heat Waves, How Global Warming Causes Extreme Weather and Climate Instability
How to afford a big sloppy genome
Kentucky Creationist Museum to Feature Dragons, Unicorns
Wikileaks-Lamo-Manning Transcription Roundup: What We Still Need
The WikiLeaks Equation: Secrets, free speech, and the law
Swimming across the Sahara in pursuit of fish
How Many Documents Has WikiLeaks Published?