A Blog Around The Clock

Archives for April, 2007


I am teaching tonight (and preparing for the lecture today) so there will be very light blogging today, naked or not (tune in tomorrow). I am also struggling with writing the cover letter for PLoS. I have never written (or even read) a cover letter before so I asked some friends for samples of theirs…

Welcome a new SciBling!

Go say Hello to Mark and Chris Hoofnagle at Denialism blog.


Time, which changes people, does not alter the image we have retained of them. – Marcel Proust

Godless Blogging of the Fortnight

Carnival of the Godless #65 is up on Light Remembered.

Circadian Skyline

The word ‘circadian’ has a certain mystique about it for people not in the know, thus it is not surprising that there are several bands around with that word incorporate in their names. I know I blogged about it before but I am too lazy right now to search my archives for it. Anyway, here…


Are you going to blog dressed or in the nude?

My Picks From ScienceDaily

Wing Morphing Of The Swift Could Inspire New Aircraft Designs: A swift adapts the shape of its wings to the immediate task at hand: folding them back to chase insects, or stretching them out to sleep in flight. Ten Dutch and Swedish scientists, based in Wageningen, Groningen, Delft, Leiden, and Lund, have shown how ‘wing…


Art is long, and Time is fleeting, And our hearts, though stout and brave, Still, like muffled drums, are beating Funeral marches to the grave. – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Blogrolling for Today

Life of a Labrat Open and Shut? Open… Open Access News Recurring Decimals….. T. taxus Under the Dome Journalology

Blogging Teach-in

Just came back from the first Durham blogging teach-in of the year. Pam, Brian and Anton were there and we introduced some new interesting people to the wonderful world of blogging (and they started their own new wordpress blogs). If you are in the Triangle NC area, we are doing the same thing next week…