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Archives for October, 2008

“Would you get on a plane with a pilot who has never flown?” the announcer asks. Yes, if the only other option is the guy who has proven repeatedly that he cannot keep his plane in the air: (cartoon from The Star)

Today’s carnivals

I and the Bird #87 is up on Ecobirder Tangled Bank #117 is up on Neural Gourmet Gene Genie #39 is up on Genetics & Health The new Carnival of Education is up on Leading From The Heart Change of Shift, Volume 3, Issue 9 is up on This crazy mircale called Life Carnival of…

My picks from ScienceDaily

Clock Quotes

No man will ever bring out of the Presidency the reputation which carries him into it…To myself, personally, it brings nothing but increasing drudgery and daily loss of friends. – Thomas Jefferson

Seed endorses Obama

Barack Obama for President – An endorsement from the editors of Seed: Far more important is this: Science is a way of governing, not just something to be governed. Science offers a methodology and philosophy rooted in evidence, kept in check by persistent inquiry, and bounded by the constraints of a self-critical and rigorous method.…

ScienceOnline09 – arts and humanities

Let’s look at few other sessions on the Program – on topics that are rarely seen at either tech or science meetings: Art and science — online and offline: This session is moderated by Jessica Palmer and Glendon Mellow: Art is not just illustration. And it is not the opposite of science (“Two Cultures”). How…

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My picks from ScienceDaily

Clock Quotes

We have got but one life here. It pays, no matter what comes after it, to try and do things, to accomplish things in this life and not merely to have a soft and pleasant time. – Theodore Roosevelt

Here is the fourth interview in the series on Miss Baker’s Biology class blog – Samantha’s interview with Erica Tsai. Previously in this series: ScienceOnline09 – an interview with…me! ScienceOnline09 – an interview with Eric Roston ScienceOnline09 – an interview with Clinton Colmenares