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While the rumor that Google is in “late stage negotiations” to acquire Twitter, the social networking website based on text message-style entries of 140 characters, hasn’t been confirmed, the feasibility of such a notion says volumes about Twitter’s massive rise in popularity over the past years. Now the third-largest social networking website (behind facebook and…

In this week’s Science Saturday, blogger and astronomer Phil Plait chats with science journalist Carl Zimmer. They talk about the time Buzz Aldrin punched a moon-landing denialist in the face, how consumer-culture gadgetry can serve the cause of science, the death of newspapers in the Internet age, and the big questions in astronomy that Phil…

In this week’s featured episode of Science Saturday from Bloggingheads, George Johnson and John Horgan returned with new insight on the controversy provoked by their last appearance, including some negative comments directed toward ScienceBlogger Abbie from ERV.

The advent of the science blogger is changing the way people talk about science. But along with new modes of communication and new rhetoric come new questions and opinions about how this evolution is affecting the scientific process. ScienceBlogger Coturnix from A Blog Around the Clock posted his views about why both scientists and science…