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Archives for January, 2010

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Any path is only a path, and there is no affront, to oneself or to others, in dropping it if that is what your heart tells you. Look at every path closely and deliberately. Try it as many times as you think necessary. Then ask yourself alone, one question. – Carlos Castaneda

American Scientist

One of the things I picked up from the hallway tables at Sigma Xi during the ScienceOnline2010 meeting were four latest issues of the American Scientist: Now that I found a moment to sift through them a little bit, I got reminded why I think (and always thought) this is currently the best popular science…

New and Exciting in PLoS this week

Catching up on articles published over the past few days 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…

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Sometimes even to live is an act of courage. – Carl Sandburg

The current forum discussion on PRI/BBC The World is Tackling the Global Organ Shortage. This week’s guest is Dr. Mustafa Al-Mousawi, past president of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation. Listen to the podcast and ask Dr. Al-Mousawi questions in the forum. He’ll be checking in and responding throughout the week: Worldwide, there is…

Eureka

A few months ago, London Times started a new science section called Eureka. The Brits over on Nature Network are reading and critiquing it, mainly for its huge, gender disparity, both in the authors and in the number of scientists portrayed and in the ways they are portrayed. But this is not available to people…

Last week’s ScienceOnline2010, our fourth annual science communication conference in North Carolina, was our biggest, best and most successful event yet, and from the long list of blog and media coverage and the Flickr pictures, YouTube videos and Twitter mentions of the conference (all using the tag #scio10), it certainly seems the BlogTogether spirit was…

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We meet ourselves time and again in a thousand disguises on the path of life. – Carl Gustav Jung

As four contestants during the Saturday banquet knew (or guessed correctly), every year after a successful ScienceOnline conference, Anton and I get a few days of rest, then get together, look at all the feedback you give us in the feedback form and on blogs, balance the books, start planning for the next one and….have…

A ScienceOnline2010 video mashup

by Kerstin Hoppenhaus