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Archives for November, 2009

As you know you can see everyone who’s registered for the conference, but I highlight 4-6 participants every day as this may be an easier way for you to digest the list. You can also look at the Program so see who is doing what. Stephanie Zvan is a science fiction and fantasy writer and…

Deadline is December 1st at midnight EST! That is roughly 37 hours to go. The submissions for OpenLab 2009 to date are under the fold. On December 2nd, I’ll put them all above the fold for all to see all the submissions. And then SciCurious and a large gang of judges will start sorting them…

Today’s carnivals

Change of Shift – Thanksgiving Edition – is up on Emergiblog Carnival of the Liberals #99 is up on Liberal England Friday Ark #271 is up on Modulator Grand Rounds Vol. 6 No. 9 are up on How To Cope With Pain

World AIDS Day and Techie Tuesday in RTP

TECHIE TUESDAY “Celebration of Life” Research Triangle Global Health Excellence & World AIDS Day Date: December 1, 2009 Time: 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm Location: RTP Headquarters – 12 Davis Drive Catering By: Nantucket CafĂ© & Neomonde Did you know the Triangle region is a center of excellence in global health? Help celebrate World AIDS…

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Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely. – Francois Auguste Rene Rodin

Reminder: Deadline is December 1st at midnight EST! Here are the submissions for OpenLab 2009 to date (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 other people’s posts (remember that we are looking for original poems, art, cartoons…

Spider and Fly

The same friend in Equatorial Guinea whose picture of a lightning I posted yesterday also took this picture. This spider lives on his desk. He waited several days for the spider to catch a fly and then took this picture: Anyone venture to ID the species of the spider and/or the fly?

The nicest post about ScienceOnline2010 to date was penned yesterday by Arikia Millikan, the former Overlord of Seed Scienceblogs.com (the image above is by her as well). At the conference, Arikia will co-moderate the session on Web Science and I already introduced her here. In her awesome post she compared the meeting to the Bonnaroo…

Clock Quotes

Buying books would be a good thing if one could also buy the time to read them in: but as a rule the purchase of books is mistaken for the appropriation of their contents. – Arthur Schopenhauer

The application deadline for the NESCent blogging competition and travel award to ScienceOnline2010 is December 1, 2009. So hurry up – see the contest conditions and entries so far and meet the judges. So, hurry up. Write (or choose an existing) post in the area of evolutionary biology and send it in. Two lucky winners…