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This Monday thousands of scientists contributed to the hashtag #OverlyHonestMethods, a collection of methodological descriptions that would never appear in a scientific publication: brazen confessions, sardonic resignations, gleeful editions of may-my-advisor-never-read-this.Most of the tweets react to the specialized and strange set of writing conventions that scientists must conform to in order to publish articles in scientific journals.
Still a little groggy from my return from Africa, I came across a serendipitously came across a tweet - A Call for Proposals for the 2013 Annual Conference of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ).
Today’s post is brought to you by the letter “F”, for: it is getting effing hot.First, to Australia where temperature records are spontaneously combusting.
#SciAmBlogs Tuesday - plastic banknotes, renewable oil, crowdfunded drones, new science education standards, resistant STDs, and more.
- Shannon Palus - Paying with plastic: not just for credit cards - Judy Stone - A Clinical Trial and Suicide Leave Many Questions: Part 4: The University of Minnesota’s Response - Scott Huler - Oil Might Be a Natural Resource, and Other Things You Did Not Know - John R.
This is Kepler's field of view superimposed on the night sky. Credit: Carter Roberts LONG BEACH, Calif.—Look up on a starry night. Almost every one of those tiny pricks of light is home to an unseen world.
Stain of fluid containing gonorrhea courtesy of Wikimedia Commons/CDC/Norman Jacobs The most commonly acquired sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in the U.S., chlamydia and gonorrhea, are usually cleared out swiftly and easily with a dose of oral antibiotics.
Image courtesy of Penn State and pennstatelive, via Flickr Earlier today, a group of scientists, educators and policymakers released the newest draft of the Next Generation Science Standards, which lay out ambitious expectations for what elementary, middle and high school students should learn at each grade level.
Or, "Thank God there's a North Carolina."Yep. We have a new governor, which means new secretaries of this and that. Meet John Skvarla, new secretary of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR, to tarheels).
Sigma 10mm f/2.8 EX DC HSM Fisheye Lens mounted on a Canon EOS 7D I have new piece of gear: the Sigma 10mm f/2.8 EX DC HSM Fisheye Lens. I picked one up on the recommendation of photographers Clay Bolt & Paul Harcourt Davies, whose wide-angle macro eBook makes considerable use of the lens's close-focus abilities.
Qualcomm Kicks Off CES with Superfast Snapdragon Mobile Processors (Endorsed by NASCAR, Big Bird and Captain Kirk)
LAS VEGAS—In a sign of how wireless technologies have moved to the fore in consumer electronics, Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs kicked off the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) here Monday night with a keynote spotlighting the impact of superfast processors on mobile apps, gaming and even ultra high-definition television (Ultra HDTV).
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