Tweetlinks, 10-18-09

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Drug Companies & Doctors: A Story of Corruption.

@cshirky: "After teaching 10 years, the only good measure of student progress I know is the number of open problems they can successfully characterize."

STELLA! Science, Technology & Engineering Library Leaders in Action!

How Twitter Can Save Your Life in a Zombie Apocalypse #ZA

RT @arvindsays Found this lovingly written piece while reading on the Montana wolf hunt: Looking for 527.

England's libel laws don't just gag me, they blindfold you.

Gay Manners and Etiquette.

Science Writers 2009: Day 1

Sharkwater (video)

Twitter Lists; Limitations, bugs, impact, and brilliance

How brains generate variable behavior.

Where there's a (George) Will there's a way (to be a preening, pompous ass).

RT @smalljones Class to react to Seth Godin's Tribe talk tomorrow. Contrast & compare with Duncan Watts' critique? The Tribes We Lead - Seth Godin

Kermit the Frog's Conflicts of Interest.

Mice navigate a virtual reality environment.

Skeptical Blog Anthology.

'Ethical' stem cell crop boosted

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