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Time is a dressmaker specializing in alterations. – Faith Baldwin

The Origins of Kindness: Listen to our interview with science historian Oren Harman. He’s our guest in this Science Forum discussion. Harman is a professor at Bar Ilan University in Israel. If evolution favors the survival of the fittest, how did kindness and selflessness evolve? The search for that answer is the subject of Harman’s…

New and Exciting in PLoS ONE

There are 29 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…

Marie-Claire Shanahan is an Assistant Professor of Science Education at the University of Alberta, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. As a former science teacher, she was always surprised by the ways that students talked themselves out of liking science – and she decided to do something about it. She now researches the social and cultural aspects…

RSA Animate – Smile or Die (video)

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If only we’d stop trying to be happy we could have a pretty good time. – Edith Wharton

Oxygen (video)

New and Exciting in PLoS this week

There are many new articles in four PLoS journals 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…

The Vaccine Song (video)

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Apparent failure may hold in its rough shell the germs of a success that will blossom in time, and bear fruit throughout eternity. – Frances Watkins Harper