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So Just What Is Nature Doing???

Maxine Clarke commented on this blog: It might be an idea to read the Nature site before you opine. As I mentioned at the blog from which you found this information, Nature’s mission statement was updated years ago and is available at the “about the journal” page free access. See http://www.nature.com/nature/about/index.html What has changed is…

By way of the daily Chronicle of Higher Education, I learned that Nature has made a quantum leap into the…well…sort of into the early part of the 20th century. In an editorial published online this afternoon, the journal announced that it would amend its mission statement, which appears each week next to its table of…

Female Science Professor’s Scary Stories

Female Science Professor has been posting a set of tales based on her recent, annual trip to spend quality time with the extended family. Those of you with families should be able to sympathize. In Men Are So Special, she reminisces about last year’s bang-up good times: It might be easier to endure these family…

One of the perks of being a Scienceblogger is getting a free subscription to Seed Magazine. Last week, issue 11 August 2007 arrived, and I happily began sampling its good stuff. There’s a new feature this month called “Incubator” that tries to “capture the multifacted nature of science itself – from the minutia of the…