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Archives for October, 2009

If you follow me on Twitter or peruse the links in my daily Tweetlinks summaries, you may have noticed I posted several links to a new Collection at PLoS. This one is not a PLoS ONE Collection, but a PLoS-wide one, spanning six of the seven journals in the house. The Collection Genomics of Emerging…

The Program is now finalized – the schedule of rooms and times can be found here. What an incredible line-up of moderators/presenters and intriguing topics! And if you think that making the schedule was easy….it took a couple of hours of moving the index cards around until I got the Best Possible Schedule in place:…

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Tweetlinks, 10-28-09

Follow me on Twitter to get these, and more, in something closer to Real Time (all my tweets are also imported into FriendFeed where they are much more easy to search and comment on, as well as into my Facebook wall where they are seen by quite a different set of people): Science Fiction has…

Here are the submissions for OpenLab 2009 to date. As we have surpassed 440 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…

Continuing with the series of posts introducing the participants – you can see the whole list here. A couple of dozen SciBlings will be there, but here are five I picked for today: Janet D. Stemwedel (aka Dr. Free-Ride) is a Philosopher and a Chemist. She is a Professor of Philosophy at San Jose State…

New and Exciting in PLoS ONE

There are 21 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…

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Future, n. That period of time in which our affairs prosper, our friends are true and our happiness is assured. – Ambrose Bierce