Here are some weekend links for you. First, lotsa science:
- Here’s a post of mine about group selection.
- Also, I’m mentioned in an article about the rapid diagnosis of influenza.
- 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…
- Josh and revere both discuss the for-profit publishers’ battle against Open Access scientific publishing. Matt has more.
- Tara gives us the history of the petri dish (and bonus information too: replica plating).
- Afarensis talks about the absence of children in archeological analysis.
- Sandra tells us how genomes are sequenced.
- Bush political appointees at the National Institute on Drug Abuse are hacking their own Wikipedia entry.
The other stuff:
- Lance Mannion argues that anger is the appropriate emotion.
- Here’s a post about how the progressive movement is funding the Democratic establishment consultants.
- I think Bush is crazy; Maureen Dowd thinks Cheney is crazy too.
- Rightwing pundit Max “Das” Boot has a slight editing problem…
- Arianna Huffington makes John McCain blow his top.
- Steve Martin details what 72 virgins in paradise would really be like.
- The Ad Generator is pretty cool.
- Garry Wills reminds us that the president is a civilian, and not the Commander-in-Chief