Housekeeping

A Blog Around The Clock

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New URL for this blog

Earlier this morning, I have moved my blog over to the Scientific American site – http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/a-blog-around-the-clock/. Follow me there (as well as the rest of the people on the new Scientific American blog network

This blog can now be found at http://blog.coturnix.org and the feed is http://blog.coturnix.org/feed/. Please adjust your bookmarks/subscriptions if you are interested in following me off-network.

It is with great regret that I am writing this. Scienceblogs.com has been a big part of my life for four years now and it is hard to say good bye. Everything that follows is my own personal thinking and may not apply to other people, including other bloggers on this platform. The new contact…

Who are you, again?

I see – DrugMonkey, Janet, Pal and Jason are reviving the annual tradition of asking readers to say in the comments who they are. I did this in 2008 bit can’t find if I did it in 2009. The original questions and instructions are: 1) Tell me about you. Who are you? Do you have…

Seven Questions….with Yours Truly

Last week, my SciBling Jason Goldman interviewed me for his blog. The questions were not so much about blogging, journalism, Open Access and PLoS (except a little bit at the end) but more about science – how I got into it, what are my grad school experiences, what I think about doing research on animals,…

The Best of June

I posted only 105 times in June. It is summer, and in summer traffic falls, weather is too nice to stay inside, and blogs tend to go on vacation or at least slow down. And I wrote about it in No, blogs are not dead, they are on summer vacation. But this does not mean…

Just saying. I like big round numbers…

Best of May

I posted only 127 times in May. Apart from many cool videos and various updates, I did blog about other things as well. I went to the WWW2010 conference and wrote my thoughts about it. Open Laboratory submissions are in full swing so I decided to post the old Prefaces and Introductions I wrote for…

Best of April

I posted 153 times in April. First, importantly, I again committed scienceblogging in April, with the post Evolutionary Medicine: Does reindeer have a circadian stop-watch instead of a clock?. April focus appears to be Twitter – hence two posts specifically about it: Twittering is a difficult art form – if you are doing it right…

As this blog is getting close to having 10,000 posts, and my Archives/Categories are getting unweildy (and pretty useless), I need to get some of the collections of useful posts together, mainly to make it easier for myself to find them. I did that by collecting my best Biology posts a couple of weeks ago.…