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Tweetlinks, 9-24-09

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An Ontology for Biological Similarities

Open Access Publishing Is Not Perfect, Yet

Misunderstanding Dawkins: The Role of Metaphor in Science

Which scientists can you trust? (also discussed on FriendFeed) – something I’d like to see discussed at ScienceOnline2010

Page links to newspapers avail 2 UNC folks, including several versions of @dailytarheel

Michael Nielsen & Clay Shirky: Futurologists ‘R Us

That Which Does Not Kill Me Makes Me Stranger

Happy to announce I got on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Science Communication

There is a fury and and sadness inside that I cannot express via Turning Kids Into Criminals – Horrendous consequences of the statutory laws

On Web, A Most Novel Approach – “I hand-sold at least 2,000 to 3,000 copies.” Modern methods of book promotion.

Blogger Book Explosion

Bridging the Chasm between Two Cultures


The Simplest Way to Reboot Your Brain
– take a nap!

Survival of the Kindest and Survival of the Kindest

Year of Science 2009: Science Zine-a-thon Contest

Blog Action Day – Climate Change

Dutch science minister supports OA

Real Lives and White Lies in the Funding of Scientific Research – Scientific funding turns researchers into bureaucrats

What I LOVE About…the Triangle (one reason)

American Scientist Pizza Lunches: Pizza Lunch Podcasts

Bloggers’ fault for a newspaper breaking embargo? Leaking moon water is all Twitter’s fault – Times Delhi reporter should have behaved professionally, not blame scientists who are chatting on Twitter. His fault.

Who can research scientific iPhone apps and do a demo of them at ScienceOnline2010?

I love how Patrick Brown doesn’t mince words in the comment#1 of this: New Nature Journal to Offer Open-Access Option

John Wilbanks: It’s the Customer, Not the Container — SSP IN Keynote – good comment thread.

Antennal Circadian Clocks Coordinate Sun Compass Orientation in Monarch Butterflies and Unraveling Traveling and Butterflies Use Antenna GPS to Guide Migration

Scientists transfer ‘insomnia gene’ to mice – horrendous overhyping!

Scientific Photography group on PictureSocial.

Silencing citizen journalists, while using their photos: Dust storm flushes out citizen journalists

SNPwatch: Common Variants May Influence Glaucoma Risk in Individuals of African Descent

Measuring the amphibian meltdown