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Archives for July, 2008

Today’s carnivals

The 46th edition of the Fourth Stone Hearth is up on Testimony of the spade The 182nd edition of The Carnival Of Education is up on The Chancellor’s New Clothes Carnival of Mathematics #37 is up on Logic Nest Carnival of Space #64 is up on Music of the Spheres The newest edition of Carnival…

Science Communicators of North Carolina: Tuesday, August 19 6:30-8:30 p.m. Science Cafe: Monster Storms – Hurricanes in North Carolina Dr. Ryan Boyles, State Climatologist and Director of the State Climate Office at NC State University with Dr. Anantha Aiyyer, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Marine, Earth, Atmospheric Sciences at NC State. Tir Na…


We usually see only the things we are looking for – so much so that we sometimes see them where they are not. – Eric Hoffer

New and Exciting in PLoS ONE

There are 62 new articles in PLoS ONE this week. As always, you should rate the articles, post notes and comments and send trackbacks when you blog about the papers. Here are my own picks for the week – you go and look for your own favourites: Diurnal and Circadian Rhythms in the Tomato Transcriptome…

Today’s carnivals

Grand Rounds Vol 4. No. 45 are up on Edwin Leap The 135th Carnival of Homeschooling is up on Consent Of The Governed

My picks from ScienceDaily

Piecing Together An Extinct Lemur, Large As A Big Baboon: Penn State researchers have used computed tomography (CT) technology to virtually glue newly-discovered skull fragments of a rare extinct lemur back into its partial skull, which was discovered over a century ago. Alan Walker, Evan Pugh Professor of Anthropology and Biology at Penn State, and…

Blogrolling for Today

The Genomic Standards Consortium Mad Scientist, Jr. On Becoming a Domestic and Laboratory Goddess…. 3D Science News Ceptional Dr. Derya Unutmaz

The Web’s navel-gazing

We knew the web was big… The Blogosphere Needs to Mature – But How? Tracking Facebook’s 2008 International Growth By Country The Web’s Dirty Little Secret The Future of the Desktop

Progressive Blogosphere 2.0 – Why Social Justice Matters – Preview of Coming Attractions Whither Progressive Blogosphere 2.0? Becoming blog ecologists: PB2.0, consilience, and the Third Culture

Citizen Journalism

The Flaws and Strengths of Citizen Journalism (video): Citizen journalism is always a topic that sparks discussion and Interest, at least amongst the New Media set.