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Archives for September, 2009

Send Grrrrl to Antarctica

There are only a couple of days left. Some competitors have already asked their supporters to switch their vote from them to Grrrl. Right now, she is the only real science blogger with a chance to actually win this. So, if you have not voted yet, or voted for someone else, go vote now. Just…

Here are the submissions for OpenLab 2009 to date. As we have surpassed 370 entries, all of them, as well as the “submit” buttons and codes and the bookmarklet, are under the fold. You can buy the 2006, 2007 and 2008 editions at Lulu.com. Please use the submission form to add more of your and…

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It is the steady and merciless increase of occupations, the augmented speed at which we are always trying to live, the crowding of each day with more work and amusements than it can profitably hold, which has cost us, among other good things, the undisturbed enjoyment of friends. Friendship takes time, and we have no…

Tweetlinks, 9-25-09

Follow me on Twitter to get these, and more, in something closer to Real Time: Embargo? Embargo? The case of the missing flu paper – An open-and-shut case for open science? Blogging geoscience meetings Congrats to Cary, NC for being named as one of America’s “Next Cities” by Next Generation Consulting: Where Are the Next…

New and Exciting in PLoS ONE

There are 19 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…

Today’s carnivals

Friday Ark #262 is up on Modulator

Clock Quotes

I sometimes think of what future historians will say of us. A single sentence will suffice for modern man: he fornicated and read the papers. – Albert Camus

Tweetlinks, 9-24-09

Follow me on Twitter to get these, and more, in something closer to Real Time: 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…

Under the fold are some pictures from the inaugural Long Table event at 3Cups in Chapel Hill with Moroccan food prepared by Sandwhich, organized by Anton and Erin Zuiker. There were about 35 people there. I knew a few of them from before, but it was mostly new people I got to meet. Some people…

New and Exciting in PLoS this week

Let’s check all seven PLoS journals tonight…. 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 picks for…