منحوتات غبارية وسط سديم الوردة



ما السبب في تشكل منحوتات الغبار الكوني في قلب سديم الوردة؟ هذا السديم الذي يعرف أيضا باسم NGC 2237 يتميز ببهاء شكله العام الذي يشبه وردة متفتحة، كما أن إلقاء نظرة مقربة على بعض أجزائه كما هو الحال في الصورة أعلاه، يكشف لنا جمالا من نوع آخر، حيث تظهر الصورة كريات من الغبار الداكن والغازات التي تتآكل ببطىء بفعل أشعة الضوء الطاقوية والرياح المنبعثة من نجوم مجاورة ضخمة. من المرجح أن كريات السحب الجزيئية ستشكل نجوما وكواكب جديدة لو بقيت لحالها لمدة طويلة. تم التقاط هذه الصورة في ألوان محددة مرتبطة بالكبريت (الأحمر المظلل)، الهيدروجين (أخضر) والأكسجين (أزرق). يمتد سديم الوردة على رقعة تقارب 50 سنة ضوئية وهي تبعد عنا حوالي 4.500 سنة ضوئية، ويمكن رؤيتها باستعمال تلسكوب صغير باتجاه كوكبة وحيد القرن (Unicorn).

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Liked "Snakes on the Web" http://ff.im/7Nxyx

EvoMRI: Liked "Snakes on the Web" http://ff.im/7Nxyx

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2009 December 2

2009 December 2



Dust Sculptures in the Rosette Nebula John Ebersole

What creates the cosmic dust sculptures in the Rosette Nebula?

Noted for the common beauty of its
overall shape, parts of the
Rosette Nebula, also known as
NGC 2237,
show beauty even when viewed up close.

Visible above are
globules of dark
dust and gas that are slowly being
eroded away by the energetic light and winds by nearby massive stars.

Left alone long enough, the
molecular-cloud globules
would likely form stars and planets.

The was taken in very
specific colors of
Sulfur
(shaded red),
Hydrogen
(green), and
Oxygen (blue).

The Rosette Nebula spans about 50

across, lies
about 4,500 light-years away,
and can be seen with a small telescope towards the of the
Unicorn (Monoceros).

See original: Astronomy Picture of the Day
 - Page2RSS 2009 December 2

CampusTV: Verwaltungsgebühren an der Uni - Es gibt Neuigkeiten

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Visualizing early steps in endosomal maturation

See paper by Zoncu et al., Cell. 2009 Mar 20;136(6):1110-21. www.cell.com Internalization of cell surface receptors is followed by their transport to endosomes. A subpopulation of endosomes defined by the presence of the protein APPL, a Rab 5 effector, has a specialized role in propagating signaling of internalized receptors. Here, macropinosomes (arrowheads) generated from membrane ruffles and marked by PI3P (green) are shown to subsequently shed PI3P, and this loss is closely followed by ...
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BioKM: Cloud-based Research Knowledge Management [NGS]

Next Generation Science
BioKM: Cloud-based Research Knowledge Management [NGS] - http://www.nextgenerationscience.com/science...
Mr. Gunn liked this
I think the aim here is research continuity and maybe the aspiration is the kind of infrastructure that would support linked data of the sort discussed in this recent thread: http://friendfeed.com/neilfws... - Mr. Gunn

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Mapping the Glutamate Receptor [Neurotopia]

So Sci said she wasn't going to blog this week because of Open Lab and how stressed she is.

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(Sci right now, only with better hair and no pocket-protector)

But she lied.

The science, it calls us, precious.

Ah, the power of Twitter. It is indeed powerful, for it hath informed Sci of a new development in SCIENCE. Also, it made her sing. We'll get to that.

ResearchBlogging.org Sobolevsky, Rosconi, Gouaux "X-ray structure, symmetry and mechanism of an AMPA-subtype glutamate receptor" Nature, 2009.

glutamate receptor.jpg

Pretty, huh?

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See original: ScienceBlogs Select Mapping the Glutamate Receptor [Neurotopia]

Open Lab! That's all She Wrote! [Neurotopia]

*CLANG*

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The gates are closed on Open Lab submissions! We ended up with over 700, and Sci is very pleased (though very tired...). But I am ready, judges are ready, LET'S DO THIS THING.

For those of you who are curious (SCI-curious), I'm including ALL the entries below the fold. Check them out, look for yourself, preen a little with vanity...you get the idea. :) And to see what kind of book some of these might turn into, you can go back to the 2006, 2007 and 2008 editions and read them as well.

Heeeeeeere we go!!!

*well, break a minute...Sci needs to get some more coffee...*

...

ALL RIGHT!

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The Final and Complete List of All Entries Submitted for The Open Laboratory 2009 [A Blog Around The Clock]

OpenLab logo.jpg

The Deadline has passed!

There are a total of over 700 submissions for OpenLab 2009. Thank you all for submitting your and other people's blog posts. I at least opened every one of them, and already read many of them and the overall quality looks very high.

SciCurious is ready (here is her post), judges are ready, and the judging process is about to begin.

And while you are waiting for results, you can read all the submitted entries right here!

And once you are done reading them all, you can go back to the 2006, 2007 and 2008 editions and read them as well.

And keep checking in every now and then....nobody knows exactly on which date the final winners will be announced - whenever we are happy with it and ready.

10 days of science: Astronomical art: Representing Planet Earth

2020 Science: Hooked on science - ten things that inspired me to become a scientist

A Blog Around The Clock: On Being a Nurse- a guest post
A Blog Around The Clock: Why social insects do not suffer from ill effects of rotating and night shift work?
A Blog Around The Clock: Circadian Rhythm of Aggression in Crayfish
A Blog Around The Clock: Co-Researching spaces for Freelance Scientists?
A Blog Around The Clock: The Shock Value of Science Blogs
A Blog Around The Clock: Defining the Journalism vs. Blogging Debate, with a Science Reporting angle

A Hot Cup of Joe: Artificial Cranial Modification: Trephination
A Hot Cup of Joe: Artificial Cranial Modification: Head Shaping

a k8, a cat, a mission: Moms asking for help
a k8, a cat, a mission: What does good mentorship look like?
a k8, a cat, a mission: Praise and Appreciation
a k8, a cat, a mission: Proximate mechanisms
a k8, a cat, a mission: The lives of women in science

A Primate of Modern Aspect: Ganlea megacanina: Saki of the Eocene
A Primate of Modern Aspect: She has her father's coat, and her mother's testosterone

A Posteriori: Relativity and the Electromagnetic field

A Schooner of Science: Chemistry of Kissing
A Schooner of Science: Dandelions a Natural Source of Latex
A Schooner of Science: Frankenstein's Monster
A Schooner of Science: Effects of Alcohol - Why You Shouldn't Drink on an Empty Stomach

A simple prop: The Roots of ID

A Stubborn Mule's Perspective: Deleveraging and Australian Property Prices

A Wonderful Day for Anthropology: Neither Man Nor Woman: The Hijras of India

Aardvarchaeology: The Knowledge of the Ancients
Aardvarchaeology: Making the Archaeological Record
Aardvarchaeology: Open Source Dendrochronology
Aardvarchaeology: Digging at the Finnestorp War Booty Sacrificial Site

Adventures in Ethics and Science: How does salt melt snails?
Adventures in Ethics and Science: Vaccine refuseniks are free-riders.
Adventures in Ethics and Science: Impediments to dialogue about animal research (part 2)., Adventures in Ethics and Science: Impediments to dialogue about animal research (part 3). and Adventures in Ethics and Science: Impediments to dialogue about animal research (part 4). fused into one.

AK's Rambling Thoughts: The Nature of the Neocortex

Ambivalent Academic: Some days I want to kick Science in the teeth
Ambivalent Academic: What exactly am I ambivalent about? Part I
Ambivalent Academic: What exactly am I ambivalent about? Part Deux
Ambivalent Academic: Motivation: what works and what doesn't

Anna's Bones: Stripped, Part II - 'The Aquiline Nose'

Archetype: Richard Owen's archetype
Archetype: Homology Weekly: Tentorial Pits
Archetype: Homology Weekly: Metapleural Gland
Archetype: Homology Weekly: Clypeus
Archetype: Homology Weekly: Petiole, Postpetiole and 'Tubulation'
Archetype: Homology (Bi)Weekly: Dentiform Labral Setae

Archy: Zombies of the mammoth steppes
Archy: Fragments of my research - VIII
Archy: A mammoth literary mystery
Archy: A very brief history of plagiarism
Archy: The intellectual dishonesty of Allan Quist
Archy: Quist, Antarctica, and all that
Archy: Mammoth on ice
Archy: Mammoth illustrations
Archy: Where's my mammelephant?
Archy: The first great mammoth
Archy: Mastodon nightmares

The Artful Amoeba: Moss That Swings Both (All?) Ways
The Artful Amoeba: The Six Million Dollar Moss: Why Biology is WAY Cooler Than Nuclear Physics
The Artful Amoeba: Thwarting 'Beaver Fever'

Articulate Matter: Proper Lab Technique (original art)

Astroblog: Galileos' DNA, and different forms of Blindness

The Astronomist: This is just to say (poem)
The Astronomist: Hubble Ultra Deep Field Part 2
The Astronomist: Caustics

Austin Science Policy Examiner: Climate Change Denial 101

The Austringer: Another Look at Law and Theory

Backreaction: The Variational Principle

Bayblab: Celebrate Darwin Day with a Phylum Feast
Bayblab: Good Head

The Beagle Project Blog: What is the difference between HMS Beagle and RMS Titanic?
The Beagle Project Blog: Cosmopithecus (guest post by astronaut Mike Barrat)
The Beagle Project Blog: The new Beagle: a flagship for science in a new age of sail

Beetles In The Bush: Trees of Lake Tahoe - The 'Other' Conifers
Beetles In The Bush: A Silver Anniversary
Beetles In The Bush: Trees of Lake Tahoe - The Pines

Bench TwentyOne: Aspatame and Audrey
Bench TwentyOne: Erm, does anyone have any new antibitoics?
Bench TwentyOne: Ur-ine trouble if you've been eating asparagus
Bench TwentyOne: Tom Kuhn and his Paradigm shifts

The Bernoulli Trial: How to talk back to a statistic

Beyond the Short Coat: Hard Conversations: Vaccines and Autism, Part 1
Beyond the Short Coat: Starting off strong
Beyond the Short Coat: Bittersweet

The Big Blog Theory: S03E04: The Pirate Solution

Biochemical Soul: Darwin and the Heart of Evolution

BioLOG: Publish or Perish: Writing Strategies

Birds and Science: Caged budgerigars and invasive parakeets
Birds and Science: How do huge bird colonies synchronize?
Birds and Science: Fight and coordination in bird duets
Birds and Science: The magic of a dancing flock of starlings
Birds and Science: Bird moult allometry
Birds and Science: Feather mites and God?

Bitesize Bio: Reality TV for Scientists

Brontossauros em meu Jardim: Navigation is required*: the incredible case of the desert ant

Bruceleeeowe's Blog: Oh.... Earth is Haunted!
Bruceleeeowe's Blog: Review On Time Machine Plans
Bruceleeeowe's Blog: Credibility of Ancient Astronauts Hypothesis
Bruceleeeowe's Blog: Structure of Universe: Is It Correct?
Bruceleeeowe's Blog: String Theory Cosmology: Review
Bruceleeeowe's Blog: Before the Big Bang..?
Bruceleeeowe's Blog: Extra Dimensions in Newtonian Gravity
Bruceleeeowe's Blog: Review On Some Of The Most Popular Mysteries And Conspiracies

Bug Girl's Blog: Are there roaches in your coffee and chocolate?
Bug Girl's Blog: Cochineal: it's a bug AND a feature!

Building Blogs of Science: Not just a pretty face: The facial ruff of barn owls and sound localisation
Building Blogs of Science: On the instinct in the cockroach
Building Blogs of Science: How is human noise affecting the environment?

Byte Size Biology: Glowing like a horse
Byte Size Biology: Skin flick
Byte Size Biology: Skin Flick 2: Statistic Boogaloo
Byte Size Biology: The Incredible Shrinking Genome
Byte Size Biology: Science 2.0: things that work and things that don't
Byte Size Biology: Distant homology and being a little pregnant
Byte Size Biology: The New Natural History
Byte Size Biology: The medium-rare biosphere
Byte Size Biology: Searching for Life on Earth

C&ENtral Science: Wisps of Metal, Whispers of History
C&ENtral Science: Some Thoughts on Lab Incidents
C&ENtral Science: Kindergarten And Crystallography

CABI Blogs: Hand Picked...and Carefully Sorted: We caught malignant malaria from chimpanzees -- but when exactly?
CABI Blogs: Hand Picked...and Carefully Sorted: Forest destruction threatens Kenya's economy
CABI Blogs: Hand Picked ... and Carefully Sorted: Trees on farms - area twice the size of the Amazon
CABI Blogs: Hand Picked ... and Carefully Sorted: What would catastrophic climate change involve?

Canadian Girl Postdoc in America: Slow Science gets the Shaft - Part I
Canadian Girl Postdoc in America: The Gaza Strip of Graduate School
Canadian Girl Postdoc in America: Science's true tragedy
Canadian Girl Postdoc in America: The Value of Science in Canada

Catalogue of Organisms: Define 'Published'
Catalogue of Organisms: Amoeba: Much Wierder than You Think
Catalogue of Organisms: Crossing the Algal Divide
Catalogue of Organisms: The Really Abominable Mystery
Catalogue of Organisms: Before the Word for World was Forest

Caribbean Paleobiology: From land to sea

Cheese Grits: Being Green
Cheese Grits: First Robin of Spring

Chemical Engineering For Life: Plastics

Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster: The Spaghetti Constant

Ciências e Ideias: Hi... come here often?

The Clean Industrial Revolution: Where Does Andrew Bolt Get Book Sales From?

Cognitive Daily: Super-recognizers: people with an amazing ability to recognize faces
Cognitive Daily: How wrong is it to use a kitten for personal sexual pleasure? Depends on whether you've washed your hands
Cognitive Daily: Does faking amnesia permanently distort your memory?
Cognitive Daily: 'Free choice' may not be as free as it seems
Cognitive Daily: We're more likely to behave ethically when we see rivals behaving badly

Cosmic Variance: The Grid of Disputation

Coyote Crossing: Spermophilus

The Culture of Chemistry: Sweet leads
The Culture of Chemistry: The pressure to preserve

Dan's Wild Wild Science Journal: Shed A Tear For The Cryosphere
Dan's Wild Wild Science Journal: The Case of The Missing Sun Spots
Dan's Wild Wild Science Journal: A Profound Quote From Carl Sagan

Data Not Shown: Gene angst: finding a DNA barcode for plants
Data Not Shown: Why Darwinius is not our ancestor

Dave Hone's Archosaur Musings: Media tracking

Deep Sea News: Biodiversity Pt. 1: Richness vs. Evenness or What Kinds Of Beer Are In My Refrigerator
Deep Sea News: Deep-corals are world's oldest animal
Deep Sea News: More Mercury Deeper
Deep Sea News: Deep Sea Corals and Methane Seeps
Deep Sea News: DSN's 7 Simple Rules for Marine Conservation Expedition Safety
Deep Sea News: Shrimp Tails: Describing a New Species
Deep Sea News: Why Are There No Super Whales?

Deep Thoughts and Silliness: Kin are a Group
Deep Thoughts and Silliness: Do We Need a Scientific Literature?
Deep Thoughts and Silliness: On the Evolution of Porifera
Deep Thoughts and Silliness: Darwin WAS wrong

The Descent of Brain: 'And through strange aeons, even Death may die'

Desmogblog: Climategate in Perspective, Featuring Isaac Newton

The Digital Cuttlefish: Science Is Cephalopod (poem and cartoon)
The Digital Cuttlefish: Selection Favours Prepared Cephalapod (poem and cartoon)
The Digital Cuttlefish: I'm In Love! (poem)
The Digital Cuttlefish: Lonely Percy (poem)
The Digital Cuttlefish: The Introspection Fish (poem)
The Digital Cuttlefish: The Cuttlefish Genome Project (poem)
The Digital Cuttlefish: The Worms Go In (poem)

Discovering Biology in a Digital World: How NOT to encourage diversity in the scientific community

The Dispersal of Darwin: Evolution Quote Mining in the 19th-Century
The Dispersal of Darwin: Darwin Day 2009: Take to Nature and Draw Your Own Conclusions

Dot Physics: The development of the atomic model
Dot Physics: The physics of Michael Jackson's moonwalk
Dot Physics: Error propagation and the distance to the sun
Dot Physics: The price of a piece of LEGO
Dot Physics: When the centrifugal force is the centripetal force

The Dragon's Tales: The KT Extinction: The Day the Sky Fell

Drawing Flies: Grey Marker Frenzy (cartoon)

Dr Aust's Spleen: Kneed in the Nutts - or shot in the foot?
Dr Aust's Spleen: Keeping it unreal
Dr Aust's Spleen: The Tragic Human Cost of Political Idiocy and AIDS Pseudoscience
Dr Aust's Spleen: The twelve days of (alternative) Christmas
Dr Aust's Spleen: Electro (-nic mail) static

Dr. Jekyll & Mrs. Hyde: Things I learned in grad school 4: Thinking vs doing
Dr. Jekyll & Mrs. Hyde: The cost of a paper
Dr. Jekyll & Mrs. Hyde: Breastatistics

Ed Boyden's blog: Civilization as Experiment
Ed Boyden's Blog: The Singularity and the Fixed Point

Effect Measure: Human seasonal H1N1 flu in Giant Anteaters
Effect Measure: More on the science of the 'cytokine storm'
Effect Measure: Why the epidemiology of swine flu matters
Effect Measure: Mutation found in swine flu virus; what does it mean?
Effect Measure: Swine flu this fall: turbulence ahead
Effect Measure: The California swine flu cases
Effect Measure: Important flu paper on immune response

Endless Forms: Can Diversity Beat Adversity for Tigers?
Endless Forms: How Do Bats Delay Senescence?
Endless Forms: Hot Mommas Make Boys
Endless Forms: Family or Function? The Diversity Debate

The End Of The Pier Show: Harry Potter and the Eponyms of Anatomy

The Enlightenment 2.0: Question: Is Competition in Science a Good Thing?

The Ethical Palaeontologist: Back to the Jurassic
The Ethical Palaeontologist: The Woman Who Looks Back At Me

Evidence-based public health: The Ironic Ape

Evolutionary Novelties: The glamour of marine biology

Evolving Thoughts: Apes and evolution in the news
Evolving Thoughts: The Demon Spencer
Evolving Thoughts: Social dominance hierarchies
Evolving Thoughts: Tautology 1a: corrections
Evolving Thoughts: It was 150 years ago tomorrow

Expression Patterns: A Squishy Topic
Expression Patterns: Mr. Darwin, you make me blush
Expression Patterns: To science!

Faculty of 1000 blog: How many more times?
Faculty of 1000 blog: Strange news from a distant star
Faculty of 1000 blog: Who will fight for researchers' rights?
Faculty of 1000 blog: Just like a woman

Fat Science: Causation, Correlation, Dogma, Weight, and Health
Fat Science: Health At Every Size (HAES)

Female Science Professor: Start Seeing Micro-inequities

The Flying Trilobite: 'Science-Chess Accommodating Religion'...contest! (original art)

Frontal Cortex: Smell and Memory

Fundscience.org: Science publishing on the fast lane, plus optionally in journals

Geófagos: Carbon sequestration by soils

Geotripper: 10 Things a Geology Major Should Know (An Alternate View)
Geotripper: And the Old World Passed Away...A Geologic History of the Colorado Plateau

Going on a bear hunt...: BITE 2: The Cookie Crumbles

Greg Laden's Blog: The Natural Basis for Inequality of the Sexes
Greg Laden's Blog: Reflections on the Origin of Species
Greg Laden's Blog: The poor and the dark skinned have more babies than the rich and the light skinned
Greg Laden's Blog: A Day In the Life (Bathing with the Hippos)

Highlight HEALTH: MicroRNAs in Human Health and Disease
Highlight HEALTH: Need For Less Sleep Associated with Gene Mutation
Highlight HEALTH: Clearing Up Concerns Over Vicks VapoRub
Highlight HEALTH: Lack of Sleep Increases Susceptibility to the Common Cold

Highly Allochthonous: Is the Earth's magnetic field about to flip?
Highly Allochthonous: The amazing disappearing asymmetric magnetic reversals
Highly Allochthonous: It's official: we really have saved the ozone layer

Horatio Algeranon's: Jabberbloggy (poem)
Horatio Algeranon's: Stupid is as stupid does (poem)
Horatio Algeranon's: The Bjorn-again Environmentalist (poem)

Hydro365: Drilling on hard-rock aquifer: foothills of the Sierra Nevada
Hydro365: Locating high yield well in alluvial aquifer: Fresno-Clovis area

ICBS Everywhere: Clever Dave
ICBS Everywhere: Naughty Elmo
ICBS Everywhere: NCCAM = National Scam
ICBS Everywhere: B.S. for Christians... and I'm not talking about religion!
ICBS Everywhere: Even More BS for AntiVaxxers: Homeopathic Alternatives
ICBS Everywhere: B.S. for Type A Personalities: Visual Illusion B.S.

I, Editor: What I Think About When I Think About Manuscripts
I, Editor: An Sesquicentennial Thought
I, Editor: Science as a Religion that Worships Doubt as its God

The Intersection: Singled Out

The Inverse Square Blog: Science Bloggers v. Science Journalists: first thoughts
The Inverse Square Blog: On the Origin of Science Writing: Joseph Priestley/Isaac Newton edition
The Inverse Square Blog: History Matters (and so does the environoment) -- Steven Pinker/Personal Genomics dept.
The Inverse Square Blog: Friday (Isaac) Newton blogging: Monday/Newton+Darwin Edition
The Inverse Square Blog: Torture...An Unnecessary Post, Part Two (The prehistory edition)
The Inverse Square Blog: Science and the Law: Why Antonin Scalia is not just wrong, but incapable
The Inverse Square Blog: We Will Fight Them On The Beaches!: Why Does The Atlantic Hate Science so Damn Much Edition.
The Inverse Square Blog: Andrew Sullivan Fouls One Off -- and Then Grotesquely Strikes Out: God, Evil, and Auschwitz edition, part one
The Inverse Square Blog: The Stupid, It Burns...Crunchy Con takes on Cosmology Edition
The Inverse Square Blog: Why Does Anyone Listen To David Brooks? Women and Sex Scare Me edition
The Inverse Square Blog: Sexual terror kills people: a sort-of follow up to David Brooks' sexual queasiness.
The Inverse Square Blog: It's not that McArdle can't read...it's that she can't (won't) think: part one, part two, part three and part four, fused into a single essay.

Island of Doubt: Sea level rise a red herring?
Island of Doubt: What goes up must come down

It's A Micro World After All: Ode To My Peer Reviews (poem)

I was lost but now I live here: The evolution of scientific impact

Jill S. Schneiderman: Contemplating Sabbatical

Killing The Buddha: The Most Beautiful System

Laboratory for Evolutionary Endocrinology Blog: What does this anthropologist think about hormonal birth control? Part V

Lab Rat: Bacterial Photography
Lab Rat: Living without a cell wall...

Laelaps: Poor, poor Ida, Or: "'Overselling an Adapid'
Laelaps: At long last, meet Ardipithecus ramidus
Laelaps: The Ape-Man from Colorado
Laelaps: Repost: The Tragedy of Saartje Baartman
Laelaps: Maiacetus, the good mother whale
Laelaps: Darwin and the African apes
Laelaps: The horse as an evolutionary paradox

Language Log: Betting on the poor boy: Whorf strikes back

The Lay Scientist: Catching Snowflakes: The Media and Public Perceptions of Disease
The Lay Scientist: Guest Post: Reflections on the Realities of Measles
The Lay Scientist: Wasting 500 hours a month on Facebook. Or how not to use statistics.

The Leatherhosen Paradox: On David and Goliath...

Life is Good!: What will you be doing on September 9th, 2040 at 7:00 PM?

Life Science Tools of the Trade: Mr. Darwin's magic hammer
Life Science Tools of the Trade: The scientific treatment of Shakespeare's naughty nether regions.

Lindsey Hoshaw: Watching the world pass by, one toilet seat at a time

Living the Scientific Life: Plumage Color Influences Choice of Mates and Sex of Chicks in Gouldian Finches, Erythrura gouldiae
Living the Scientific Life: Let's Give Three Bronx Cheers for Bumblebees!
Living the Scientific Life: Dead Birds Do Tell Tales
Living the Scientific Life: When is a Honeyeater not a Honeyeater? The Tricks of Convergent Evolution

Leaving the Laboratory: Agroforestry in Ghana: Moringa Oleifera

Less Wrong: Cached Selves
Less Wrong: The Apologist and the Revolutionary

Looking for Detachment: Mountain Mahogany and Rhyolite
Looking for Detachment: Our Camp in Meadow Valley Wash
Looking for Detachment: Caliente Camp Continued: Part 3
Looking for Detachment: Caliente Camp Continued: Part 4
Looking for Detachment: Caliente Camp Continued: Part 5

The Loom: The Origin of Big
The Loom: A Tapeworm To Call My Own

Lounge of the Lab Lemming: A thirsty southern star
Lounge of the Lab Lemming: Asteroid 2008TC3 is now the Almahata Sitta meteorite

The MacGuffin: Topiramate Does Not Treat Alcohol Dependnece: Part 1

Made With Molecules: Hey Baby, what's your AVPR1A like?

Mad Scientist, Junior: Pretty Pictures That Toaster Takes
Mad Scientist, Junior: MAGIC!!!

The magic of computer science (The 2009 Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition): The user error that almost cost me my bike

Malaria, Bedbugs, Sea Lice, and Sunsets: An Interesting Patch of Quicksand
Malaria, Bedbugs, Sea Lice, and Sunsets: Size Matters: The sequel

Mama Joules: What is global warming?
Mama Joules: Cricket ears are amazing
Mama Joules: Grow a science garden
Mama Joules: Science Poem: Intrasolar interloper (poem)

Mario's Entangled Bank: Happy birthday The Origin of Species

Marmorkrebs: Great moments in crayfish research: Before he was famous
Marmorkrebs: Great moments in crayfish research: Muscle receptor organs
Marmorkrebs: Haiku (poem)

Masks of Eris: Mathematics instruction as a fish

Mauka to Makai: The Hurdles of Nurdles
Mauka to Makai: Baby-Making
Mauka to Makai: Overfishing Simplified...Then Complexified
Mauka to Makai: Butt Litter
Mauka to Makai: Saving the Screwed
Mauka to Makai: Sperm Wars

Mental Indigestion: Anatomy of (preparing to write) a scientific paper...
Mental indigestion: The strength of great apes...
Mental indigestion: Mimicry: survival or flattery?...
Mental Indigestion: Holes in the ice...

Migrations: What Use is Half a Wing - Evolution of Flight

Mind the Gap: In which science gets a bit more sexy than it might have wanted to
Mind the Gap: In which I ponder economies of scale
Mind the Gap: In which I tend a strange garden
Mind the Gap: In which I ramp up
Mind the Gap: In which I muster a hypothesis
Mind the Gap: In which I continue to suspend disbelief
Mind the Gap: In which the data back up our habitual suspicions
Mind the Gap: In which I wade through the fringes of textbook fact
Mind the Gap: In which I dally with both sides
Mind the Gap: In which I am given weird treasures
Mind the Gap: In which I confront the aging process
Mind the Gap: In which I remember where I was when I heard - or possibly not
Mind the Gap: In which I defend the editorial profession - belatedly
Mind the Gap: In which I revisit the dark arts
Mind the Gap: In which I react
Mind the Gap: In which things develop

The Mind Wobbles: Attribution vs Citation: Do you know the difference? and Peanutbutter: Attribution vs Citation: Do you know the difference? in tandem.

More Grumbine Science: Science Jabberwocky
More Grumbine Science: Results on deciding trends
More Grumbine Science: Good science, wrong answer
More Grumbine Science: How CO2 matters

The Mouse Trap: Action-selection and Attention-allocation: a common problem and a common solution?
The Mouse Trap: The Default Brain Network: implications for Autism and Schizophrenia
The Mouse Trap: The Varieties of Altruistic Experiences
The Mouse Trap: Psychosis and Salience dysregulation
The Mouse Trap: The bipolar phenotype: Excessive self-regulatory focus?
The Mouse Trap: Self relevance and the reality-fictional blur
The Mouse Trap: Evidence for heightened Agency in Schizophrenia
The Mouse Trap: Cultural differences are Vodoo correlations: I beg to differ
The Mouse Trap: Low Mood and Risk Aversion: a poor State outcome?
The Mouse Trap: What it is like to be a zombie?
The Mouse Trap: Major conscious and unconscious processes in the brain: part 4: the easy problem of A-consciousness
The Mouse Trap: Major conscious and unconscious processes in the brain

The Mr Science Show: The curse of the duck
The Mr Science Show: Correlation of the Week: Eclipses and the economy
The Mr Science Show: Sumo vs Chess - how their ranking systems work
The Mr Science Show: Correlation of the Week: Zombies, Vampires, Democrats and Republicans
The Mr Science Show: Correlation of the Week: Ashes success and El Nino
The Mr Science Show: Science, Psychology and Cricket
The Mr Science Show: The Home Advantage
The Mr Science Show: Correlation of the Week: Shark attacks and the Global Financial Crisis
The Mr Science Show: Who do you trust to build your synchrotron? (this cannot be printed in a book - it's just a movie clip!)
The Mr Science Show: Ep 107: Ranking Cricketers
A sorry saga - the crumbling cookie

Myrmecos Blog: Pyramica vs Strumigenys: why does it matter?

NeuroDojo: Are big brains for adulterous cheating?
NeuroDojo: The princess and the perfume, a hermit crab fairy tale
NeuroDojo: I want to be Carl Sagan, but can't
NeuroDojo: Is the mimic octopus misnamed?

Neuron Culture: The Weird History of Vaccine Adjuvants
Neuron Culture: Blogosphere, MSM journalism, and the PTSD story

Neurophilosophy: Amnesia in the movies
Neurophilosophy: Brain & behaviour of dinosaurs
Neurophilosophy: Voluntary amputation and extra phantom limbs

Neurotopia: The Value of Stupidity: are we doing it right?
Neurotopia: Why I'm a Scientist
Neurotopia: Korsakoff's Psychic Disorder in Conjunction with Peripheral Neuritis
Neurotopia: Friday Weird Science: Female Ejaculation
Neurotopia: Things I like to Blog About: Addiction and the Opponent Process Theory
Neurotopia: Opponent-Process Theory: Welcome to the dark side
Neurotopia: Eating Grad Style: Free Food
Neurotopia: Poem of the Day: #4 (poem)
Neurotopia: An Open Letter
Neurotopia: No Crybabies in Science
Neurotopia: In which Sci amuses the internets (poem)
Neurotopia: 'Oh Tiktaalik, Transitional Form' (poem)

New York Blog: Celebrity-based science and the decline of journalism
New York Blog: Food Tripping
New York Blog: The Restructuring of Graduate Education
New York blog: Left Socks and Negative Data
New York blog: The impact of the Impact Factor
New York blog: Frenzy over fossil misses the link

New York Minutes: Be afraid, be very afraid...wait, why?

Next Generation Science: Unpublished Data, No Pictures Please
Next Generation Science: ResearchBlogging.org: Interview with Dave Munger

No Moods, Ads or Cutesy Fucking Icons (Re-reloaded): Because As We All Know, The Green Party Runs the World.

NoR: Confessions of a Science Fair Dad (almost)

Not Exactly Rocket Science: Darwinius changes everything
Not Exactly Rocket Science: Gender gap in maths driven by social factors, not biological differences
Not Exactly Rocket Science: How research saved the Large Blue butterfly
Not Exactly Rocket Science: 35,000-year-old German flutes display excellent kraftwerk
Not Exactly Rocket Science: Do lost people really go round in circles?
Not Exactly Rocket Science: Rapamycin - the Easter Island drug that extends lifespan of old mice
Not Exactly Rocket Science: How light or dark is Barack Obama's skin? Depends on your political stance...
Not Exactly Rocket Science: Delay not deviance: brains of children with ADHD mature later than other

Nothing's Shocking: Should authors decide whether their revised paper is re-reviewed??
Nothing's Shocking: No longer considered to be 'Leaving Science'

Observations of a Nerd: How big things relate to sex, stress and testosterone
Observations of a Nerd: Why I am not a Darwinist, but we should celebrate Darwin Day
Observations of a Nerd: Darwin's Degenerates - Evolution's Finest
Observations of a Nerd: A Marine Biologist's Story
Observations of a Nerd: The End Of The Age Of Man?
Observations of a Nerd: Pan-Fried Conservation: How to eat our way to healthy reefs
Observations of a Nerd: When Good Genes Go Bad

OCD: My Flashback and Concern For OCDian's

Oh, For The Love Of Science!: West Nile Virus in a Warming World

The OpenHelix Blog: Margaret Dayhoff, a founder of the field of bioinformatics

Open Minds and Parachutes: Which scientists can you trust?

Open Parachute: Human Morality I: Religious confusion
Open Parachute: Human Morality II: Objective morality
Open Parachute: Human Morality III: Moral intuition
Open Parachute: Human Morality IV: Role of religion
Open Parachute: Human Morality V: The secular conscience

The Other 95%: Cephalopod-tastic Friday
The Other 95%: Mr. Arthrobalanus
The Other 95%: SpeciesDay - Unionidae

The Oyster's Garter: Why you didn't really want the job, Waiting for Godot edition
The Oyster's Garter (Double X edition): A 'Novel' Take on the Climate Change Report

The Panda's Thumb: Where do comets come from?
The Panda's Thumb: The Real Reason Biologists Laugh at Creationists
The Panda's Thumb: It's all about Science Envy

PartiallyClips: Scary Story (comic)
PartiallyClips: Bacteria (comic)
PartiallyClips: Scientist at Microscope (comic)

Pharyngula: A brief moment in the magnificent history of mankind

Piled Higher & Deeper (PHDComics): Great Tweets of Science (comic strip)
Piled Higher & Deeper (PHDComics): If TV science was more like real science (comic strip)

Pleiotropy: B:III evidence for evolution (which is just a theory)
Pleiotropy: Genomic obesity
Pleiotropy: Darwin was wrong about the human appendix being vestigial
Pleiotropy: Bottle feeding simulates child loss
Pleiotropy: Darwin's theory can handle the landscape
Pleiotropy: Homosexuality is not a choice
Pleiotropy: Evolution-proof malaria control
Pleiotropy: Finger lengths predicts stockbrokers' success
Pleiotropy: Contact with hobbits simplified languages?
Pleiotropy: Wealthy men's women have more orgasms

Plus Magazine: Shine a light on dodgy stats
Plus Magazine: You aren't what your mother eats

Podblack Cat Blog: Are U(FO) Dreaming Of A Paranormal Christmas?
Podblack Cat Blog: Luck Of The Irish And Other Reasons To Avoid The Pub Today
Podblack Cat Blog: Pet Ownership - Maybe Not For Better Health, Perhaps Sense Of Humour?
Podblack Cat Blog: The Ode Less Practiced - Ericsson and Charness, 1994 / Fry, 2005
PodBlack Cat Blog: Sex And The Single Somnambulist
PodBlack Cat Blog: On Women, Paranormal Belief And When Yahoo Answers Wrong
PodBlack Cat Blog: Ninja Kittens Don't Steal The Moon - Crime Rates And Lunar Phase Research
PodBlack Cat Blog: Not In Mother's Good Linen! Apparitional Observations And Findings
PodBlack Cat Blog: The Process of Skeptical Blogging - The Bridge

Postcards from an intellectual odyssey: A (hopefully) comprehensible explanation of something complicated or... why DNA is hard to read

Prerogative of Harlots: He Blinded Me With Science

The Primate Diaries: The Nature of Partisan Politics
The Primate Diaries: Introducing a Primate
The Primate Diaries: Male Chauvinist Chimps or the Meat Market of Public Opinion?
The Primate Diaries: Superorganisms and Group Selection
The Primate Diaries: Rivalry Among the Reefs
The Primate Diaries: An Anthropologist in District 9
The Primate Diaries: Does Taking Birth Control Alter Women's Sexual Choices?
The Primate Diaries: Reexamining Ardipithecus ramidus in Light of Human Origins
The Primate Diaries: Misunderstanding Dawkins: The Role of Metaphor in Science
The Primate Diaries: The Struggle for Coexistence

Promega Connections: Introverts Aging, Gracefully
Promega Connections: When Five Hundred Tigers Are Not Enough
Promega Connections: The Play is Over
Promega Connections: Accepted Without Revision

The Quantum Lobe Chronicles: Chronic stress and its effects on brain plasticity
The Quantum Lobe Chronicles: Early-exposure to a high fat diet shapes future preference
The Quantum Lobe Chronicles: The negative health effects of perceived discrimination
The Quantum Lobe Chronicles: Do adults with Asperger syndrome really have ToM?
The Quantum Lobe Chronicles: Did sleepwalking once serve as an adaptive function?
The Quantum Lobe Chronicles: Tone deaf? blame it on poor connectivity
The Quantum Lobe Chronicles: Bid farewell to sleep deprivation's adverse effects on memory
The Quantum Lobe Chronicles: The peripheral attenton deficit of primary psychopaths
The Quantum Lobe Chronicles: The neural correlates of lucid dreaming
The Quantum Lobe Chronicles: Erasing phobias early in life
The Quantum Lobe Chronicles: Is inhibition a measure of free will?
The Quantum Lobe Chronicles: Observation of tool use activates specific brain area only in humans
The Quantum Lobe Chronicles: Why middle-agers shouldn't join the army
The Quantum Lobe Chronicles: The somniloquy hypothesis: How the immature brain learns facts

Reciprocal Space: This is not good enough
Reciprocal Space: Respect my Authority
Reciprocal Space: I'm reviewing the situation
Reciprocal Space: Imagine there's no Earth
Reciprocal Space: And then just drizzle some liquid nitrogen...
Reciprocal Space: To be, or not to be great
Reciprocal Space: Eye-opening access
Reciprocal Space: Are you going to this seminar? Huxley's speaking.
Reciprocal Space: Oddly Connect
Reciprocal Space: My Nobel prize acceptance speech, 2010

Reconciliation Ecology: Lost Sounds
Reconciliation Ecology: El Condor Pasa
Reconciliation Ecology: Plagiarism, peer-review, and protecting the integrity of science

The Red Notebook: The Moor Walk

The Renaissance Mathematicus: In defence of the indefensible.

rENNISance woman: Obnoxious scientist alert

Reptilian Rants: New paper says dinosaurs were endomorphs.
Reptilian Rants: New paper dispells Komodo myth. Also Megalania may have been the world's largest venomous animal.
Reptilian Rants: Sprawling crocodylians walk straight even if there isn't much O2 to go around.
Reptilian Rants: A critical evaluation of Tianyulong confiusci - part 1
Reptilian Rants: A critical evaluation of Tianyulong confiusci - part 2
Reptilian Rants: A critical evalution of Tianyulong confiusci - part 3: Plucking at the idea of feathered dinosaurs

Respectful Insolence: Academia: Slowing down the search for cures?

Ricardiblog: On reading Charles Darwin's autobiography

Sandwalk: Did Life Arise 3.5 Billion Years Ago?

SarahAskew: IAU: The singular future of astronomy
SarahAskew: Revamped Hubble breaks new ground

Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal: How Science Reporting Works (cartoon)
Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal: Wrong approach / Right approach (cartoon)

Science After Sunclipse: Where Does Our Information Come From? (art/cartoon)

Science-Based Medicine: Astrology with needles
Science Based Medicine: 'There must be a reason,' or how we support our own false beliefs

Science behind the scenes: How to explain science to your friends

Science in Paradise: Busting Marine Myths: Sharks DO Get Cancer!

Science Made Cool: Fish Tales in Sushi Restaurants
Science Made Cool: Natural History at the Time of Darwin's Birth

Science. Why not?: Niche partitioning in orb-weaver spiders of Louisiana
Science. Why not?: The development of agriculture by the Attini tribe over the past 50 million years
Science. Why not?: American political opportunities are loaded against those who are simultaneously intelligent and honest
Science. Why not?: Could Pterosaurs Actually Fly?
Science. Why not?: Language is Culture and Culture is Language

Sciencewomen: Ask Sciencewomen: What name should I publish under?
Sciencewomen: Little Red Hens find their own peer mentors
Sciencewomen: Trailblazing teacher and role-model: an interview with a woman scientist who went before
Sciencewomen: Ask sciencewomen: If I'm happy with an MS should I get a PhD?

The Scientific Activist: Why Swine Flu Is Resistant to Adamantane Drugs
The Scientific Activist: On Mimicking Phophotyrosine

The Scientist: On the nature of faith: Part 1
The Scientist: On the last days
The Scientist: On the passing of reprints
The Scientist: On saying goodbye
The Scientist: Ontology
The Scientist: Ontology #2
The Scientist: On winding down
The Scientist: On the weekend
The Scientist: On small victories
The Scientist: On the nature of networking: reprise
The Scientist: Grey Council
The Scientist: On interfaces
The Scientist: Coincidental Chemistry
The Scientist: On the Future
The Scientist: The year of living dangerously--Part 1
The Scientist: The year of living dangerously--Part 2
The Scientist: The year of living dangerously--Finale
The Scientist: What I want to do when I grow up
The Scientist: Inspiration
The Scientist: In which I watch the Watchmen, and land a new job
The Scientist: Ongoing
The Scientist: On Differences
The Scientist: On whizzy things and how they fall apart
The Scientist: On kit culture
The Scientist: On saying goodbye
The Scientist: On Open Access

SEAPLEX Science: From Walden Pond to the North Pacific Gyre

Skeptic Wonder: The Myth of Evolutionary Ascent

Skulls in the Stars: Michael Faraday, grand unified theorist? (1851)
Skulls in the Stars: Levitation and diamagnetism, or: LEAVE EARNSHAW ALONE!!!
Skulls in the Stars: Lord Rayleigh vs. the Aether! (1902)
Skulls in the Stars: The Discoverie of Witchcraft, by Reginald Scot (1584)

Song for jasmine: Charles Darwin's first theory of evolution

Southern Fried Science: The ecological disaster that is dolphin safe tuna
Southern Fried Science: Bonehenge - Community action in science outreach
Southern Fried Science: Ethical debate: Personal liberty, jobs, conservation, and shark diving.
Southern Fried Science: Heroes and Villains
Southern Fried Science: A curious case of convergent evolution?
Southern Fried Science: Beyond Salmon
Southern Fried Science: Four things EVERYONE needs to know about sharks
Southern Fried Science: Interview with Discovery Channel Executive Paul Gasek
Southern Fried Science: What the hell happened to the environmental movement
Southern Fried Science: How to brew beer in a coffee maker, using only materials commonly found on a modestly sized oceanographic research vessel.
Southern Fried Science: Sharks are sub-par, at best
Southern Fried Science: The Serpent and the Platypus
Southern Fried Science: Ethical debate: Is conserving North Atlantic Right Whales worth the trouble?
Southern Fried Science: Blood and Brains - can vampires survive a zombie apocalypse?
Southern Fried Science: What a good conservation organization looks like
Southern Fried Science: A dinner table ethical debate: Should we pay fisherman not to fish?
Southern Fried Science: From Birth to Origin - The Great Darwin Beard Challenge
Southern Fried Science: My thoughts on Shark Week
Southern Fried Science: Ten ways to make Shark Week better
Southern Fried Science: Daniel Nidzgorski: saving trees to help the oceans?
Southern Fried Science: Interview with Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus Director Jack Perez
Southern Fried Science: Ethical debate: A potential new species, or an invasive pest?

Star Stryder: You must have Power to Stop Discrimination

Starts With A Bang!: The Camera that Changed the Universe: Part 1
Starts With A Bang: Making the Elements in the Universe

Stripped Science: The right pairing (comic strip)
Stripped Science: Catfight (cartoon)
Stripped Science: The Nobel Prize in Medicine 2009 (comic strip)

Stupid Dinosaur Lies: Dino Den, The Worst Dinosaur Exhibit Ever!
Stupid Dinosaur Lies: Dino/human FAIL!
Stupid Dinosaur Lies: How Creationists Deal with Velociraptor Stupidly
Stupid Dinosaur Lies: Psittacosaurus as 'Duck billed Dinosaurs' (RFLMBO)
Stupid Dinosaur Lies: How Creationists Deal with Tyrannosaurus Rex Stupidly
Stupid Dinosaur Lies: The Riddle of the Sauropods
Stupid Dinosaur Lies: The Stegosaurus Carving That Isn't

Suppertime Sonnets: In Which I Celebrate A Certain Member of the Lycaenidae Family (poem)

Tangled Up In Blue Guy: Accommodation and New Atheism in Brief

Terra Sigillata: Dear Dad, with love

Tessa's Braces: Exploratorium (comic strip)

Tetrapod Zoology: Publishing with a hidden agenda: why birds simply cannot be dinosaurs

This Week at Hilton Pond: Fledgling Bird: Looking their Age
This Week at Hilton Pond: To John Muir: Thank You For Our National Parks
This Week at Hilton Pond: Big Trees: Redwoods & Sequoias
This Week at Hilton Pond: Insects That Sting: A Naturalist's Dilemma
This Week at Hilton Pond: What Good Is A Butterfly? Ruminations on Ecology & Science Education
This Week at Hilton Pond: Damsels & Dragons: Autumn Odonata
This Week at Hilton Pond: Not-So-Confusing Fall Warblers
This Week at Hilton Pond: 'Big fat': An On-going Saga of Obesity in Ruby-throated Hummingbirds
This Week at Hilton Pond: Cedar Waxwing: 'Most elegant' Bird In North America

Thoughtomics: Hydras, Microbes and Immunity

Tomorrow's Table: A Chef Discovers Science
Tomorrow's Table: Who Can We Trust?

Tom Paine's Ghost: Taking Earth's Temperature
Tom Paine's Ghost: Beyond Energy (poem)
Tom Paine's Ghost: Swimming in Ethanol's Ethos
Tom Paine's Ghost: The Biochemistry of Halloween: Installment II
Tom Paine's Ghost: Seeing is Believing
Tom Paine's Ghost: Limeriks of Learning (poem)

The Tree of Life: Overselling genomics award #6: Quake/Helicos & the 'democratization' of sequencing
The Tree of Life: Can't get much worse than this: soaking my shorts before my 1st conference talk. Other bad experiences?

Tumors Galore: Tree Tumors
Tumors Galore: Lions, and tigers, and boils! Oh, my!
Tumors Galore: Maintenance Therapy

Uncertain Principles: This Is My Job
Uncertain Principles: Science Is What Makes Us Human

Understanding Uncertainty: A Worrier's Guide to Risk
Understanding Uncertainty: 2845 ways to spin the Risk

Urban Science Adventures! ©: Pollinators make the world go round (Travelog Europe)
Urban Science Adventures! © (YBP Guide): The Rightful Place of Science in Society and the African-American Community

Vagina Dentata: Ruthless, sex-fiend, testosterone-fuelled women gamblers found by scientists
Vagina Dentata: New 'Scientist' at it again

Vaviblog: The origin of fragrant rice

WalterJessen.com: Visualizing Gene Ontologies

Watching the World Wake Up: Darwin, The Aeneid, and Days of our Lives

Ways.org: The journal scope in focus -- putting scholarly communication in context
Ways.org: Implementing Fantasy Science Funding
Ways.org: Science as a means of cross-cultural communication
Ways.org: The corpus of science - a biophysical perspective
Ways.org: What would science look like if it were invented today?

When Pigs Fly Returns: Horns & Spikes, Part 1: Postorbital Horns
When Pigs Fly Returns: Horns & Spikes, Part 2: Nasal Horns
When Pigs Fly Returns: Horns & Spikes Part 3: Jugal 'Horns'
When Pigs Fly Returns: Horns & Spikes, Part 4: The Frill

The Whirlpool of Life: Can Dinosaurs Save the World?

White Coat Underground: Journeys
White Coat Underground: Fountain Pens
White Coat Underground: Service
White Coat Underground: A pox on your house? How fighting one disease brought back another

Why Evolution is True: The discovery of heredity

Why is science important?: Richard P. Grant: beautiful and essential
Why is science important?: Jennifer Rohn: severe skepticism, as natural as breathing
Why is science important?: Steffi Suhr: sure it's pretty, but it's much more impressive when you know why
Why is science important?: Sandeep Gautam: Asato Ma Sadgamay (lead me from Falsity to Truth)

Wild Muse: Urban bird strikes
Wild Muse: Naming species, to know a place
Wild Muse: Mesopredators gone wild
Wild Muse: Forget megafauna, let's talk magnetic fauna
Wild Muse: Evolution of a coywolf, and range expansion
Wild Muse: Genital mimicry, social erections and spotted hyenas

Wired Science: Freaky Sleep Paralysis: Being Awake in Your Nightmares
Wired Science: Forgotten Drug Helps Stem Cells Repair Bone Marrow
Wired Science: Doctors Kill Parasitic Worms By Poisoning the Bacteria in Their Innards
Wired Science: Sushi DNA Tests Reveal Fraud

The X-Change Files: Talking Incentives

xkcd: Correlation (cartoon)
xkcd: Newton and Leibniz (cartoon)
xkcd: Crossbows (cartoon)

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Branching morphogenesis

Mammary epithelial ducts develop a complex network structure during puberty through a process known as branching morphogenesis. This movie depicts a fragment of mouse mammary epithelium growing in a 3D gel of extracellular matrix proteins. New ducts initiate, elongate, bifurcate, and stop. Current research is directed towards understanding the molecular regulation of each of these processes. Ewald et al., Developmental Cell 14(4), 570-581. www.cell.com www.developmentalcell.com ... mammary ...
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Neil Saunders: Has our quest for completeness made things too complicated?

Neil Saunders
Has our quest for completeness made things too complicated? - http://nsaunders.wordpress.com/2009...
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Neil, great post. And you're right, we do make things too complicated sometimes, but do we do that at the level at which we ask questions, or at the software implementation level? My take is the latter, cause you need to ask questions the way you want to, but that doesn't mean what makes it all come together has to be one complex mess - Deepak Singh
Well, the ratio of usable tools to schemas/ontologies is a whole other debate :-) But sure, in principle the tools are there - for individual types of data. What I highlight in the post is the difficulty of genuine data integration, as opposed to the current "write a parser for everything and mash it up" approach. - Neil Saunders
#1 rule of data integration - if a format exists, it will be used - Deepak Singh

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Rematch in Fallujah

While hunting down insurgents in Fallujah, Sergeant Bellavia sees his enemy as another human being. Inside the Iraq War : SUN DEC 9 9P et/pt : channel.nationalgeographic.com
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Mexican Asylum Seeker

When journalist, Emilio Gutierrez, publishes a story about the Mexican military, he starts receiving death threats. Explorer: Narco State : SUN DEC 13 8P et/pt : channel.nationalgeographic.com
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