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One difference between reading Open Laboratory anthologies and reading the original posts included in them is that the printed versions are slightly edited and polished. Another difference is that the Prefaces and Introductions can be found only in the books. They have never been placed online. But now that four books are out and we…

Walter Jessen of Next Generation Science interviewed me recently, mainly about the Open Laboratory, but also a little bit more about science blogging and Science 2.0. The interview is now live – you can read it here.

The Open Laboratory 2008….and 2009?

The Lulu.com page has already been viewed 1160 times, 30 blogs linked to it so far (see the bottom of the announcement post for the list), a very nice number of books (not tellin’, sorry) has already been sold, and review copies are on their way to American Scientist, The New Scientist and Seed (I…

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And the winners in these two categories are: xkcd: Purity Digital Cuttlefish: The Evolutionary Biology Valentine’s Day Poem

I know many of you are trembling in anticipation: “Did I make it this year?”. Well, it’s like the Oscars – the Academy Awards are kept tightly under wraps until the moment the envelope is opened. The list of entries was long, and full of excellent posts – this was hard to judge! And, Jennifer…

ScienceOnline09 on Radio In Vivo

As you know, Anton Zuiker, David Kroll and I were on the radio earlier today, chatting for an hour with Ernie Hood of Radio In Vivo, here in Carrboro. We discussed science communication, education, publishing, blogging, popularization, journalism, social networking, Second Life, etc. The focus was on ScienceOnline09, but we also mentioned The Open Laboratory…

It’s midnight! So, the submission form is now closed. Over the past year we have collected hundreds of excellent entries for the anthology – thanks to all who made the submissions. Jennifer Rohn has lined up some star people to judge all the entries, and in the end, we’ll have the best 50 (plus a…

It’s time! We are closing the submission form on December 1st at midnight Eastern time! That is just 34 hours away! As expected, the entries have been flying in by the bushel over the past few days – it’s hard to keep up with you all and add all the new entries to the list.…

It’s time! We are closing the submission form on December 1st at midnight Eastern time! As expected, the entries have been flying in over the past few days. Keep them coming! You have only 3 or so days left to dig through your Archives for your best posts since December 20th 2007 and submit them.…