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Triangle Tweetup Tonight

There is a Triangle Tweetup tonight and I’ll be there, along with about 250 people from the Triangle, as well as from Greensboro and Greenville. You can follow the proceedings on Twitter, of course – @triangletweetup. You will also be able to watch it live! Looking at the list of attendees, I see several names…

I and the Bird #99 is up on Migrations Change of Shift Vol. 3 Number 22 is up on codeblog

My picks from ScienceDaily

Remembrance Of Things Past Influences How Female Field Crickets Select Mates: UC Riverside biologists researching the behavior of field crickets have found for the first time that female crickets remember attractive males based on the latter’s song, and use this information when choosing mates. The researchers found that female crickets compare the information about the…

Clock Quotes

Acquit me, or do not acquit me, but be sure that I shall not alter my way of life, no, not if I have to die for it many times. – Socrates

New and Exciting in PLoS ONE

There are 24 new articles in PLoS ONE today. As always, you should rate the articles, post notes and comments and send trackbacks when you blog about the papers. You can now also easily place articles on various social services (CiteULike, Connotea, Stumbleupon, Facebook and Digg) with just one click. Here are my own picks…

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The trouble with fighting for human freedom is that one spends most of one’s time defending scoundrels. For it is against scoundrels that oppressive laws are first aimed, and oppression must be stopped at the beginning if it is to be stopped at all. – Henry Louis Mencken

New and Exciting in PLoS ONE

There are 27 new articles in PLoS ONE today. As always, you should rate the articles, post notes and comments and send trackbacks when you blog about the papers. You can now also easily place articles on various social services (CiteULike, Connotea, Stumbleupon, Facebook and Digg) with just one click. Here are my own picks…

PLoS Medicine is Five

Five years ago, PLoS Medicine, the second journal in the PLoS stable, sent its first call for submissions. It has quickly gained reputation as one of the top medical journals. In the editorial published last night, the Editors look back at the five years so far, and also look forward into the future: In the…

Today’s carnivals

Grand Rounds Vol. 5 No. 32 are up on Six Until Me Friday Ark #240 is up on Modulator The 174th Carnival of Homeschooling is up on Corn and Oil

Clock Quotes

There comes a time in each life like a point of fulcrum. At that time you must accept yourself. It is not any more what you will become. It is what you are and always will be. – John Fowles