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Archives for December, 2006

A Blog Around the Year!

Happy New Year to all my readers!!! I wish you all a happy, healthy and prosperous 2007, a paper published, a grant funded, a tenure achieved, and all other goals reached. Some blog stats: 1721 posts 2919 comments 218,365 visits 315,161 page views Technorati Rank: 3,847 (which is more than a 200 slide down over…

NC blogging of the week

The Tar Heel Tavern – New Year’s Eve 2006 Edition – is up on …Slowly She Turned.

Medical Imaging of the Week

Radiology Grand Rounds VII are up on Filmjacket

My picks from ScienceDaily

To Elude Bats, A Moth Keeps Its Hearing In Tune: Current understanding of the co-evolution of bats and moths has been thrown into question following new research reported in the journal Current Biology. Dr James Windmill from the University of Bristol, UK, has shown how the Yellow Underwing moth changes its sensitivity to a bat’s…

SBC – NC’07

Robin Mackar is coming to the 2007 North Carolina Science Blogging Conference. Are you? Technorati Tag: sciencebloggingconference

Clock Quotes

An unhurried sense of time is in itself a form of wealth. Bonnie Friedman, in New York Times

Earlier today…

…I attended the Edwards rally in Chapel Hill, NC, together with some 5000 other people. My musings can be found here and here.

Invertebrate blogging of the month

Circus of the Spineless #16 is up on The force that through…

Some Novel Uses For Christmas Trees

Why burn or recycle when zoo animals love them – some eat them, some play with them, but they are certainly not wasted. Hat-tip: Russlings

My picks from ScienceDaily

Sex Ends As Seasons Shift And Kisspeptin Levels Plummet: A hormone implicated in the onset of human puberty also appears to control reproductive activity in seasonally breeding rodents, report Indiana University Bloomington and University of California at Berkeley scientists in the March 2007 issue of Endocrinology. The paper is now accessible online via the journal’s…