Year In Review

It is always interesting to dig through one's blog archives and see what happened when, or get reminded of a post one forgot was ever written ;-)

So, here are some of the key posts on A Blog Around The Clock from 2009, chosen from almost 2000 posts that appeared here this year (which is MUCH less than the number of posts in 2008 - I've been slacking off!):


Circadian Rhythm of Aggression in Crayfish

An Awesome Whale Tale

Do you love or hate Cilantro?

Why social insects do not suffer from ill effects of rotating and night shift work?

Yes, Archaea also have circadian clocks!

Introducing Ida - the great-great-great-great-grandmother (or aunt)

Linnaeus' floral clock on the island of Mainau

Behold the Mammoth

No more 'alpha male'!

Recent Science-Related Events in the Triangle

Academia, Science Publishing, Open Access and PLoS

Fossils! Fossils! Fossils!

Open Science: Good For Research, Good For Researchers?

Are solo authors less cited?

Eliminate peer-review of baseline grants entirely? and Why eliminate the peer-review of baseline grants?

PLoS ONE Collections

Creative reuse of OA materials

Why or why not cite blog posts in scientific papers?

This is an experiment...

Lindau Nobel conference - Tuesday afternoon and dinner and Lindau Nobel conference - Wednesday morning and Lindau Nobel conference - Thursday

Open Access in Belgrade

Measuring scientific impact where it matters

Waltzing Matilda - why were the three Australian dinosaurs published in PLoS ONE?

Not-so-self-correcting science: the hard way, the easy way, and the easiest way

Article-Level Metrics at PLoS - Download Data (updated with links)

Open Access Week in Serbia posts now a part of Article-Level-Metrics at PLoS

Technology, Blogging and Web 2.0

Do you comment on your own blog?

The Evolution of Facebook

Hey, You Can't Say That! Or can you?

Triangle Tweetup Tonight and Triangle Tweetup

A quick introduction to Twitter

How Facebook got us together

The Perils of Predictions: Future of Physical Media

Behold the Birth of the Giga-Borg

Web - how it will change the Book: process, format, sales

Science Communication, Science Education, Science Journalism and Science 2.0

ScienceOnline'09 - Saturday 10:15am

ScienceOnline'09 - Saturday 2pm, and on the organization of an Unconference

ScienceOnline'09 - Saturday 3:15pm - Blog carnivals

Graham Lawton Was Wrong

Why good science journalists are rare?

The Open Laboratory 2008 is here!

ScienceOnline'09 - Saturday 4:30pm and beyond: the Question of Power

Undergraduate science summer camp at Petnica Science Center

Science & Technology Parks - what next?

SO'09 Interviews and ScienceOnline2010 series....

Books: 'Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex' by Mary Roach

Talkin' Trash

The Final and Complete List of All Entries Submitted for The Open Laboratory 2009

Media Revolution (including in science) and Politics

What is science's rightful place?

D.C. press corps dissed again - but this time for good reasons

Who has power?

Defining the Journalism vs. Blogging Debate, with a Science Reporting angle

The Falsest Balance in journalism

Memo to self-described sane, rational, science-loving Republicans

'Journalists vs. Blogs' is bad framing

New Journalistic Workflow

How Obama uses Behavioral Economics to change our habits

The Ethics of The Quote

'Bloggers' vs 'Audience' is over? or, Will the word 'blogger' disappear?

I don't care about business models of journalism/publishing

What is 'Investigative Science Journalism'?

Trust and Language

What does it mean that a nation is 'Unscientific'?


Fiddler On The Roof

In today's papers....

Caryn Shechtman: A Blogger Success Story (an interview with Yours Truly)

On Being a Nurse - a guest post


See more, in the monthly 'Best Of' posts:

Best Of January
Best Of February
Best Of March
Best Of April
Best Of May
Best Of June
Best Of July
Best Of August
Best Of September
Best Of October
Best Of November

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