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Archives for June, 2009

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Nine times out of ten, the first thing a man’s companion knows of his shortcomings is from his apology. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

Today’s carnivals

Change of Shift, Volume 3 Number 26 is up on RehabRN I and the Bird #103 is up on Birdfreak.com

If you are in any way following the developments in the world of science publishing, you have probably heard about the new effort by PLoS to establish article-level metrics for scientific papers (instead of the dreadful and erronoeus Impact Factor). Today, Peter Binfield, the Managing Editor of PLoS ONE, published a paper entitled “PLoS ONE:…

New and Exciting in PLoS this week

Let’s take a look at all seven PLoS journals 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…

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, Scicurious of the Neurotopia,…

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The riders in a race do not stop when they reach the goal. There is a little finishing canter before coming to a standstill. There is time to hear the kind voices of friends and say to oneself, The work is done. – Oliver Wendel Holmes Jr.

New and Exciting in PLoS ONE

There are 14 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…

My picks from ScienceDaily

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Thanks to television, for the first time the young are seeing history made before it is censored by their elders. – Margaret Mead

Leave journalism to professionals!

Or better not. Is this the way Washington Post is trying to hasten its complete loss of respect and relevance? In the week they fired their only journalist worthy of that title? Yuck! [via @jayrosen_nyu]