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A Blog Around The Clock (guest post on SA Observations): Circadian clock without DNA–History and the power of metaphor
A Blog Around The Clock (guest post at SA Observations): The line between science and journalism is getting blurry….again
A Blog Around The Clock (guest post at SA Guest Blog): Me and the copperheads–or why we still don’t know if snakes secrete melatonin at night
American SciCo: Science Online Will Change the World
The Atavism: The origin and extinction of species
Beatrice the Biologist: Your cold symptoms are your fault
Boing Boing (Lee Billings): Incredible journey: Can we reach the stars without breaking the bank?
Boing Boing (Maggie Koerth-Baker): Nuclear energy 101: Inside the “black box” of power plants
The Bunsen Boerner: Chemistry: this shit’s important
Context and variation: Iron-deficiency is not something you get just for being a lady
Context and variation: Even when we want something, we need to hide it.
Deep Sea News: DON’T PANIC: Sustainable seafood and the American outlaw
Deep Sea News: How To Cuddle Your Lady Right, by Smoove A
Denim and Tweed: Evolution’s Rainbow, from sparrows’ stripes to lizard lesbianism
The Digital Cuttlefish: BART Bugs! (poem)
The Dispersal of Darwin: Sir Charles?
Endless Forms: Woolly Bats Use a Carnivorous Roost
The Excuses I’m Going With: Up Malaria’s Sleeve
The Excuses I’m Going With: The New Madrid Seismic Zone: Much Ado About Something … Unexpected
The Excuses I’m Going With: Species Assault is a Go
The Excuses I’m Going With: Shaky Reasoning
The Febrile Muse: Human Papillomavirus: Driving Ms. HeLa, Henrietta Lack’s Cells
The Febrile Muse: Scientific Literacy in Children: Building the Basics
Georneys: Geology Word of the Week: L is for Lithosphere
Georneys: Geology Word of the Week: O is for Ophiolite
Georneys: Technology Anachronisms in Science
Georneys: A Conversation with My Dad, a Nuclear Engineer, about the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Disaster in Japan
Kitchen Hacking: Blurring The Lines – Part I
Lamentations on Chemistry: On the pitfalls of science outreach to the public
Magma Cum Laude: Eruption rates at volcanoes
Mammoth Tales: Tabbert’s Sea-Mammoth
NeuroanthropologyHuman (amphibious model): living in and on the water
Observations of a Nerd: Why do women cry? Obviously, it’s so they don’t get laid.
Observations of a Nerd: Reverse Bestiality: When Animals Commit Sexual Assault
Observations of a Nerd (guest-post on Nutrition Wonderland): The Truth About Organic Farming
Oscillatory Thoughts: How to be a neuroscientist
PLoS Blogs Guest Blog (Delene Beeland): Saving Ethiopia’s “Church Forests”
RRResearch: Arsenic-associated bacteria (NASA’s claims)
Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week: Tutorial 12: How to find problems to work on
Science Business: HSBC Takes Climate Change Research to the Bank
Scientific American Guest Blog (Holly Menninger): Winter stoneflies sure are supercool
Scientific American Guest Blog (Karen James): Evolution isn’t easy, even in Galapagos
Scientific American Guest Blog (Emily Willingham): Of lice and men: An itchy history
Scientific American Guest Blog (Jennifer Frazer): Excuse me, Sir. There’s a moss-animal in my Lake
Scientific American Guest Blog (Melissa C. Lott): Texas “Tea” becomes the Texas “E”?
Scientific American Guest Blog (Brian Switek): Breaking our link to the “March of Progress”
Scientific American Guest Blog (Casey Rentz): How to stop a hurricane (good luck, by the way)
Scientific American Guest Blog (Anne-Marie Hodge): Carnivore crossing: How predator species dominated mammal diversity on the Kuril Islands
Scientific American Guest Blog (Kelly Oakes): Habitable and not-so-habitable exoplanets: How the latter can tell us more about our origins than the former
Scientific American Guest Blog (Christina Agapakis): Mixed cultures: art, science, and cheese
Scientific American Guest Blog (Kathryn Clancy): I don’t have a 28-day menstrual cycle, and neither should you
Scientific American Guest Blog (Rob Dunn): The top 10 life-forms living on Lady Gaga (and you)
Scientific American Guest Blog (Marie-Claire Shanahan): An arsenic-laced bad-news letter: Who is the audience for online post-publication peer review?
Scientific American Guest Blog (Holy Bik): A plea for basic biology
Scientific American Guest Blog (Andrea Kuszewski): Could chess-boxing defuse aggression in Arizona and beyond?
Scientific American Guest Blog (Rose Eveleth): Can you hear me now? Animals all over the world are finding interesting ways to get around the human din
Scientific American Guest Blog (Rachel Nuwer): When animals attack: Death databases indicate that our fondest phobias may be misdirected
Scientific American Guest Blog (David Manly): Biting the hand that feeds: The evolution of snake venom
Scientific American Guest Blog (David Manly): The Ferret Hunters
Scientific American Guest Blog (Dan Bailey): In search of the origins of warfare in the American Southwest
Scientific American Guest Blog (Daniel Ksepka): 5 things you never knew about penguins!
Scientific American Guest Blog (Robin Ann Smith): The worms within
Scientific American Guest Blog (Jennifer Frazer): Pimp My Virus: Ocean Edition
Scientific American Guest Blog (David Manly): Ugly animals need love, too
Skulls in the Stars: The Saga of the Scientific Swindler! (1884-1891)
Silvarerum: Chasing Daphnia: The Smallest Story on Earth
Sleeping with the Fishes: Self-Help for Seabirds: How to manage your time and outcompete your neighbors for maximum survival
Substantia Innominata: If you are a headbanger, you should listen to Céline Dion
Tattooed Science: Sex and math: You can integrate my curves any day
There and (hopefully) back again…: In the shadows of greatness
This is serious monkey business: Primate vaccines: help you to help me?
This is serious monkey business: “Bad-sad-bad” and other responses to death.
This is serious monkey business: Raison d’etre of the female undergraduate primatology blogger.
This is serious monkey business: Is habituation ethically permissible from a biocentric perspective?
This May Hurt a Bit: “Don’t You Want to Know What I Used to Do?”
This View of Life: Elements of an Effective Public Education Toolkit
Thoughtomics: We Are Nobody: Contingency and Convergence in Evolution
Tooth and Claw: Of Bad Odors and Good Yarns
Uncertain Principles: Science Is Not Irreducibly Complex
Worst Professor Ever: Why Humanities People Should Care About Math
Yes Means Yes!: Gender Differences and Casual Sex: The New Research