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Archives for April, 2007

If you have a moment, this is a useful study to participate in: Do you blog? If yes, then please consider participating in an online survey from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Information and Library Science. The study, Blogger Perceptions on Digital Preservation, is being conducted under the guidance of…

EduBlogging of the week

116th Carnival of Education is up on The Education Wonks

My Picks From ScienceDaily

High Melatonin Content Can Help Delay Aging, Mouse Study Suggests: A study carried out by researchers from the University of Granada’s Institute of Biotechnology shows that consuming melatonin neutralizes oxidative damage and delays the neurodegenerative process of aging. In this study researchers used normal and genetically-modified mice which were subjected to accelerated cell aging. Researchers…

There is a job opening for a science writer at Analytical Chemistry. If you are a science writer, or you know any science writers (or people who want to be science writers) who want to live in the DC area and have studied science at a graduate level, please encourage them to contact Liz Zubritsky…

ScienceBlogging of the fortnight

Tangled Bank #78 is up on About:Archaeology.

Liberal Blogging of the fortnight

Carnival Of The Liberals #37 is up on BogsBlog: Clarity Amid The Muck. In two weeks, Carnival Of The Liberals will be hosted here by me, so send your entries via this automated submission form.


If you can’t sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there worrying. It’s the worry that gets you, not the lack of sleep. – Dale Carnegie

Today’s carnivals

Carnival of Postdocs #3 is up on What’s Up, Postdoc? Grand Rounds, Volume 3, #31 is up on Med Valley High Carnival of the Green #74 is up on The Evangelical Ecologist Pediatric Grand Rounds Volume 2 Edition 1: The Year In Review…..is up on Unintelligent Design Carnival of Homeschooling – Bee edition – is…

Update on “I Want This Job!”

Blogs! A new world! Breaking new frontiers all the time! A few days ago, PLoS ONE posted a few job ads, including this one. A friend of mine saw it and thought the job-description was pretty much a Bora-description (another friend wrote in an e-mail that all it is missing is a clause “must be…

Credit where credit’s due

Science publisher extends journalists’ access: A leading science publisher is granting journalists from developing countries access to its scientific papers that are not otherwise freely available. Elsevier announced the initiative at the World Conference of Science Journalists in Australia last week (19 April).