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Archives for November, 2007

Shift Work May Be Cancer Risk: In an announcement to be published Saturday in the journal Lancet Oncology, the International Agency for Research on Cancer, part of the World Health Organization, will label shift work as a “probable cause” of cancer. The designation — rooted in the theory that the disruption of circadian rhythms could…

There are 50 days until the Science Blogging Conference. The wiki is looking good, the Program is shaping up nicely, and there is more and more blog and media coverage already. The anthology should be published in time for the event. There are already 158 registered participants and if you do not register soon, it…

Happy Birthday, Mark Twain

Samuel Langhorne Clemens was born on this day in 1835. The picture is from his visit to Nikola Tesla’s lab:

ClockQuotes

Vision without action is merely a dream. Action without vision just passes the time. Vision with action can change the world. – Joel Barker

How It All Ends

Tinamou’s Dilemma: Canines or Talons?

When I first read about a new paper about the behavior and ecology of maned wolves, I immediately thought of the blogger most uniquely qualified to write about it. Anne-Marie’s research is on maned wolves and in her latest post she describes an ecological love-hate triangle in which the maned wolves flush out birds, mostly…

Today’s carnivals

I and the Bird #63 is up on The Greenbelt The 147th edition of The Carnival of Education is up on Matt-a-matical Thinking.

There are 51 days until the Science Blogging Conference. The wiki is looking good, the Program is shaping up nicely, and there is more and more blog and media coverage already. The anthology should be published in time for the event. There are already 153 registered participants and if you do not register soon, it…

ClockQuotes

Time will explain it all. He is a talker, and needs no questioning before he speaks. – Euripides

My picks from ScienceDaily

Gene Study Supports Single Main Migration Across Bering Strait: Did a relatively small number of people from Siberia who trekked across a Bering Strait land bridge some 12,000 years ago give rise to the native peoples of North and South America? Greg Laden and Jake Young comment. Dogs Can Classify Complex Photos In Categories Like…