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Archives for March, 2010

New and Exciting in PLoS ONE

There are 32 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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You can’t put a Band-Aid on every boo-boo you’ve made; some just need time to heal… – Christina Montano

News from PLoS ONE

Over the past week, if you are not a regular visitor to the everyONE blog you may have missed those, we have posted an Update to PLoS Article-Level Metrics Data, the regular Weekly PLoS ONE News and Blog Round-Up and the ‘featured image’ post – Worth a Thousand Words. Check them out.

Crowdsourcing Honesty and Trust

Three thought-provoking reads (even more thought-provoking taken together than each in isolation): Crowdsourcing Honesty?: In short, we are far more likely to be honest when reminded of morality, especially when temptation strikes. Ariely thus concludes that the act of taking an oath can make all the difference. Craig Newmark on the Web’s Next Big Problem:…

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“He has Van Gogh’s ear for music.” – Billy Wilder

A shark conservation documentary and lesson plan, made by David Shiffman of Southern Fried Science.

Sunday, January 17 at 9-10:05am E. Science online talks between generations – Beatrice Lugger and Christian Rapp: Description: In huge meetings around the world several organizations try to initiate a dialogue between top scientists and young researchers -the Lindau Meetings of Nobel Laureates are one of them providing numerous opportunities for an exchange of ideas…

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Sometimes we are afraid to question because we confuse it with doubt, at times when doubt cannot be indulged. Questioning is not the same thing as doubting. …Living the questions requires a willingness to live with paradox, to endure confusion in our rational minds that only the intuitive mind can entertain: intuition accepts the paradox…

Sunday, January 17 at 9-10:05am E. Science online talks between generations – Beatrice Lugger and Christian Rapp: Description: In huge meetings around the world several organizations try to initiate a dialogue between top scientists and young researchers -the Lindau Meetings of Nobel Laureates are one of them providing numerous opportunities for an exchange of ideas…

Today’s carnivals

Change of Shift Vol. 4- Num. 19 is up at Nursing Student Chronicles Friday Ark #287 is up on Modulator