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Archives for May, 2010

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Those who think they have not time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness – Edward Stanley

New and Exciting in PLoS this week

Tuesday night – time for four PLoS journals to publish new articles and for me to check them out and pick a few I consider most bloggable. 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…

Continuing with the tradition from last two years, I will occasionally post interviews with some of the participants of the ScienceOnline2010 conference that was held in the Research Triangle Park, NC back in January. See all the interviews in this series here. You can check out previous years’ interviews as well: 2008 and 2009. Today,…

Cory Doctorow in Chapel Hill

Cory Doctorow, blogger at BoingBoing and author of several books, came to town last weekend and did a reading/signing of his latest novel For The Win at Flyleaf Books in Chapel Hill on Sunday. I assume that, being bloggers and blog-readers, you all know who Cory is and what he does – if not, follow…

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You cannot make your opportunities concur with the opportunities of people whose incomes are ten times greater than yours. – Edward S. Martin

New and Exciting in PLoS ONE

There are 28 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…

Scientists: Don’t ask what Hollywood can do for you, ask what you can do for Hollywood! Jennifer Ouellette is the Director of The Science & Entertainment Exchange, and a popular science writer. She also writes for her blog – Cocktail Party Physics. She spoke with The Plainspoken Scientist about how scientists can best help Hollywood.

Continuing with the tradition from last two years, I will occasionally post interviews with some of the participants of the ScienceOnline2010 conference that was held in the Research Triangle Park, NC back in January. See all the interviews in this series here. You can check out previous years’ interviews as well: 2008 and 2009. Today,…

The list is growing fast – check the submissions to date and get inspired to submit something of your own – an essay, a poem, a cartoon or original art. The Submission form is here so you can get started. Under the fold are entries so far, as well as buttons and the bookmarklet. The…

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In answer to the question of why it happened, I offer the modest proposal that our Universe is simply one of those things which happen from time to time. – Edward P. Tryon