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Anti-Vax Discussion and Action.

Discussion: PalMD, in Too many too soon?, compares the ravings Jenny McCarthy and her friends to actual scientific research. PZ Myers asks you to visit an Anti Vax poll. Here.

Ask a Science Blogger is Back

Do you have a burning question to put to the ScienceBlogs bloggers? Perhaps it’s ethical – should companies be able to patent specific genes? Should primates have the same rights in laboratory settings as humans? Maybe it’s silly – would you rather pet a dinosaur, or shake hands with a Neanderthal? Or maybe you’re just…

Page 3.14 and Jennifer Ouellette (and many others, see links therein) discuss Iron Man II. Julia and I saw it last night. It is good. When the credits come on, if you stand up and walk out you are a chump. Even though they are the longest credits ever shown in movie history (IMHO) you…

Reading material

I usually don’t recommend blogs with light print on dark backgrounds, but you really should check out this paleontology oriented atheistic elementary school thing. Speaking of the paleo, check out laelaps new post on this interesting fossil fish. Flying Trilobite does Science Tatoos You’ve seen Class M on the BP spill, I assume. If not,…

Life, Death, Cancer is a blog post reflecting on the emotional difficulty of attending (and running in) a cancer-fighting race, and questioning the fund raising pragmatics of such things. This is also a great example of a person using a blog to address a personally difficult issue in a way that others will find useful…

Sunday Reading

The latest on whether or not skeptical people should go after the pope for facilitating child abuse, or just shut up and let everyone else handle it:

The You’re Not Helping Blog, a blog written by a consortium of well known bloggers with the assigned task of determining which bloggers, and which blog posts, “help” vs. “not help” has certified certain things said by PZ Myres and Michael Ruse as …. A-OK! Check it out:

Recommended Reading from Sb

New autism study: science or nonsense? Having daughters makes you more left-wing (in Britain and Germany) or more right-wing (in the United States) Whatever Happend To “I Am Woman, Hear Me Roar”????? If Boston Plans on Taxing Non-Profits, Tax All Non-Profits

…What about the hateful rhetorical attacks against me … that come routinely from the Left? … Honestly, this is the type of malicious, hateful slander I experience on a daily basis… has SPLC ever cited a homosexual activist group like ACT UP for “hateful” actions/assaults against religious groups? Have you investigated malicious websites like Joe…

Below you will find links to the top 20 “Science Blogs” listed by Wikio. Some time ago, Wikio asked me to help them with making sure that this list maintained a certain degree of integrity, avoiding creationist or denialist blogs for instance. This process … vetting blogs … is something that is philosophically difficult, but…