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This past weekend’s international science communication conference, ScienceOnline2010, also saw the first, final hardback copies of Rebecca Skloot’s long-awaited book make it into the hands of the science and journalism consuming public. Moreover, an excerpt of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks has just appeared in the new issue of Oprah Winfrey’s O Magazine. And…

For those of you following Twitter or watching the television in the university cafeteria, you’ll know that the North Carolina port of Morehead City is being evacuated. Nine containers of an explosive, pentaerythritol tetranitrate (PETN), have been punctured and there is concern of an explosion. (This report now says that of the nine containers, only…

Next weekend at ScienceOnline2010, I’ll be co-moderating a session on encouraging scientists and science trainees from underrepresented groups to participate in social media. I will be working with Damond Nollan, a social media specialist and Web Services Manager at North Carolina Central University (NCCU). Damond is the author of the aptly-titled blog, In The Mind…

Note: If you’ve read all of this at the conference website and just want to pay, CLICK HERE. For those of you attending ScienceOnline2010, I’m the one tending to the Saturday night banquet at the headquarters hotel, The Radisson at Research Triangle Park. The banquet will be held following the Saturday 16 January sessions beginning…

In the light of the Northwest Airlines “pantsbomber” episode and America’s penchant for quick but poorly-thought out theatrical responses to such incidents, some international colleagues planning to attend ScienceOnline2010 have expressed some concern about the hassles they might encounter flying into our beloved burg in two weeks. Preliminary accounts from the RDU International Airport suggest,…

Welcome, fellow ScienceOnline2010 registrant! This is just the payment page; for more details on the banquet, CLICK HERE. ScienceOnline2010 Saturday Night Dinner Radisson at Research Triangle Park Saturday 16 January 2010 – 7:00 pm $37.50 (USD) per person (includes $1.50 PayPal fee) Who are you paying for? Myself $37.50 Myself and 1 guest $75.00 Myself…

Over the weekend, registration opened for ScienceOnline2010, the fourth annual science communicators conference to be held January 14-17, 2010, in the Research Triangle Park area of North Carolina. Please join us for this free (but donations are accepted) three-day event to explore science on the Web. Our goal is to bring together scientists, physicians, patients,…

A couple of four years ago, a few dudes I just met around town had this idea to bring together a few bloggers who write about science. One was Anton Zuiker and the other was Bora Zivkovic, also known as Coturnix or He-Whose-Mind-Teh-Intertubes-Pass-Before-Going-Out-To-The-World. Anton also has a title, bestowed upon him by News & Observer…