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Archives for December, 2009

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Live for something. Do good, and leave behind you a monument of virtue that the storms of time can never destroy. Write your name in kindness, love, and mercy on the hearts of thousands you come in contact with year by year, and you will never be forgotten. Your name and your good deeds will…

Pink toys

Not much to say myself, I just find the diversity of opinions in posts and comments fascinating: Dr.Isis: Careful, Girls! That’s Too Much Power! Arikia: Gendered Color Dichotomies-R-Us PZ: The powerlessness of pink Cori Kesler: My Droid is Pink Mareserinitatis: Pink Chad: Does Pinkification Fool Anybody?

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God Himself chasteneth not with a rod but with time. – Baltasar Gracian

In a recent post, my SciBling Jason Rosenhouse with whom I usually agree on these matters, voices a strong disagreement with this quote (from Thomas Dixon’s book Science and Religion: A Very Short Introduction, published by Oxford University Press in 2008): Historians have shown that the Galileo affair, remembered by some as a clash between…

ScienceOnline2010 – Program highlights 9

And today, to finish with the introductions to the sessions on the Program, here is what will happen on Sunday, January 17 at 11:30am – 12:35pm: A. Medical journalism – Walter Jessen and Karl Leif Bates Description: It could be argued that healthcare already has a “killer app” – search. According to research by the…

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…

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In time of war the first casualty is truth. – Boake Carter

Elephants can’t jump (video)

Hard to believe that the animation this good is six years old!

The series of interviews with some of the participants of the 2008 Science Blogging Conference was quite popular, so I decided to do the same thing again this year, posting interviews with some of the people who attended ScienceOnline’09 back in January. Today, I asked Cameron Neylon from the Science in the open blog to…