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ClockCast #1

A couple of months ago, my SciBling David Dobbs and I recorded about an hour of discussion for Bloggingheads.tv. We talked mainly about science journalism, but also about journalism in general, about the future of the book, etc. Unfortunately, Dave’s half of the file got broken beyond repair, so the show never aired. I kept…

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Trying to see if uploading audio works – feel free to ignore: VN520001.WMA –

Jason?

In any case, try over here.

Clock Quotes

There are many intelligent species in the universe. They are all owned by cats. – Anonymous

As you may already be aware I am about to embark on a trip to Europe again. I will be traveling on Sunday and arriving at Lindau, Germany on Monday for the 59th Meeting of Nobel Laureates. The list of Nobel Laureates (23 of them) and the list of about 600 young researchers from 66…

New and Exciting in PLoS ONE

There are 15 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, Mendeley, Connotea, Stumbleupon, Facebook and Digg) with just one click. Here are my own…

The Food hypothesis of human evolution was developed by Richard Wrangham, author of “Catching Fire”. It was covered recently by my sciblings, including Erin, Razib and Ethan. It was also the topic on last week’s Bloggingheads.tv. But now, you can hear the interview with Wrangham on the World Science podcast, then go over to the…

The series of interviews with some of the participants of the 2008 Science Blogging Conference was quite popular, so I decided to do the same thing again this year, posting interviews with some of the people who attended ScienceOnline’09 back in January. Today, I asked one of my SciBlings and friends, Peter Lipson, aka Pal…

On Wednesday night, Anton Zuiker and I met over dinner at Town Hall Grill (and an amazing vocalist of local “Caribou Barbie Unboxed” band) and made some plans. We confirmed the date – ScienceOnline’10 will be on 15-17th January 2010 in Triangle, NC. We will have science and food related tours on Friday, ending with…

Today’s carnivals

Friday Ark #249 is up on Modulator