Mike the Mad Biologist

Some Sunday Links

Here are some weekend links for you. First, lotsa science:

  1. Here’s a post of mine about group selection.
  2. Also, I’m mentioned in an article about the rapid diagnosis of influenza.
  3. If you’re sick, you should wash your hands. Of course, you could do us all a favor and not show up to work sick
  4. Josh and revere both discuss the for-profit publishers’ battle against Open Access scientific publishing. Matt has more.
  5. Tara gives us the history of the petri dish (and bonus information too: replica plating).
  6. Afarensis talks about the absence of children in archeological analysis.
  7. Sandra tells us how genomes are sequenced.
  8. Bush political appointees at the National Institute on Drug Abuse are hacking their own Wikipedia entry.

The other stuff:

  1. Lance Mannion argues that anger is the appropriate emotion.
  2. Here’s a post about how the progressive movement is funding the Democratic establishment consultants.
  3. I think Bush is crazy; Maureen Dowd thinks Cheney is crazy too.
  4. Rightwing pundit Max “Das” Boot has a slight editing problem
  5. Arianna Huffington makes John McCain blow his top.
  6. Steve Martin details what 72 virgins in paradise would really be like.
  7. The Ad Generator is pretty cool.
  8. Garry Wills reminds us that the president is a civilian, and not the Commander-in-Chief