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Archives for March, 2007

Skeptical Blogging of the fortnight

Skeptics’ Circle #57 (The Zebra Spilled its Plastinia on Bemis!) is up on Aardvarchaeology

Stem Cell Experiment in The Scientist

On The Scientist website you can find their new experimental feature – an article with questions to the public that will be used in forming the articles for the print version of the magazine next month. Go see Special Feature: Stem cell cloning needs you: In a unique experiment we’re inviting you to participate in…

My picks from ScienceDaily

Ewwwww! UCLA Anthropologist Studies Evolution’s Disgusting Side: Behind every wave of disgust that comes your way may be a biological imperative much greater than the urge to lose your lunch, according to a growing body of research by a UCLA anthropologist. The Delayed Rise Of Present-day Mammals: It took 10 to 15 million years after…


If time were the wicked sheriff in a horse opera, I’d pay for riding lessons and take his gun away. – Wystan Hugh Auden

Times are changing and the variety is endless. See what Anton and Erin, The Woomers and Jenny F. Scientist ended up doing and why. Then, read the posts and comment threads by Amanda and on Chaos Theory.

AnthropoBlogging of the Week

The latest edition of The Four Stone Hearth is up on Afarensis

Open Science On Marketplace

And in the marketplace. Jean-Claude Bradley was one of the people interviewed for a segment on Open Science on NPR’s Marketplace this morning. You can read the transcript and hear the podcast here. Thanks Anton for the heads-up.

EduBlogging of the Week

Carnival of Homeschooling #65 is dedicated to Charles Darwin and Evolution, up on Alasandra. 112th Carnival of Education is up on Education Wonks.

Liberal Blogging of the Week

Carnival of the Liberals #35 is up on Framed.

My picks from ScienceDaily

Migratory Birds: Innocent Scapegoats For The Dispersal Of The H5N1 Virus: A review to be published shortly in the British Ornithologists’ Union’s journal, Ibis, critically examines the arguments concerning the role of migratory birds in the global dispersal of the highly pathogenic avian influenza virus H5N1. Ecologists of the Station Biologique de la Tour du…