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Archives for January, 2010

New and Exciting in PLoS this week

Friday morning, let’s see what is new in various PLoS titles. 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…

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Celebrity was a long time in coming; it will go away. Everything goes away. – Carol Burnett

On Tuesday I went to the monthly pizza lunch at Sigma Xi, featuring a guest lecture by Dr. David B. Eggleston, Professor of Marine, Earth and Atmospheric Science at North Carolina State University and the Director of Center for Marine Sciences and Technology (CMAST). I posted a brief summary of the talk on the Science…

Today’s carnivals

The 129th Meeting of the Skeptics’ Circle is up on SkeptVet Four Stone Hearth #85 is up on A Very Remote Period Indeed Grand Rounds Vol. 6 No. 18 are up on Emergiblog

New and Exciting in PLoS ONE

There are 26 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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Friendship based solely upon gratitude is like a photograph; with time it fades. – Carmen Sylva

Math 2.0 Webinar tonight

Tonight at 9:30pm, I will be the online guest of the Math 2.0 community, invited by Maria Droujkova, to talk about the organizational aspects of ScienceOnline2010 as they are interested in organizing something similar for the online math community. We’ll do the webinar on Elluminate, so if you have not used it before you need…

You are a young journo. You get an assignment. You don’t know where to start. But you follow and are followed by a bunch of scientists and science journalists you just met at ScienceOnline2010. So you tweet…..and within minutes your story takes off: cassierodenberg: Starting to work on a lede graph for a story on…

Phlogiston

One of the nice benefits of hosting ScienceOnline conferences is that I sometimes get presents. The one that I find totally fascinating that I got this year is the 2009 issue of Phlogiston, the Journal of History of Science published once a year in Serbian language – print only (the journal does not even have…

New and Exciting in PLoS ONE

There are 27 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…