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Seasonal blues – as a SAD sufferer I agree – spring and summer rock; fall and winter…try to survive.
Byte Size Biology: Weekly poll: favorite wolf metric? – (yup, scientometrics)
This is morbid and spectacular: Photos of remote birds killed by our trash – how we are killing the world with our plastic!
Stuart Shieber: Is open-access journal publishing a vanity publishing industry? – ‘Not likely’
PLoS article citations per day, colored by publication year – Shows that PLoS ONE has an overall equal rate of citation to PLoS Biology.
PNAS will publish controversial papers, journal says – PNAS paper conclusion like saying if “humans had sex with fish and then you get whales”
Superfreakonomics: How did they get climate change so wrong? – “…contrarianism may be fun, but it’s not for amateurs.”
The incompetent workplace bullies – Psychologists have found that bullying happens more when bosses don’t feel up to the job.
Are We Playing Telephone With Our Information? – In the media, Non-Scientists are deciding what is important.
The Growth of Citizen Science – How amateurs are contributing to research.