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13.7 Billion Years: We Are Stardust

13.7 Billion Years: Report from 2050: Gardening on Mars

13.7 Billion Years: Report from 2050: Epilogue - Why This Century Is Special

538 Refugees: Rep. Gabrielle Giffords: Lessons About Traumatic Brain Injury

538 Refugees: In the Wakefield

538 Refugees: Tales of Big Pharma: Synagis™ (Palivizumab)

538 Refugees: Science Marches On

538 Refugees: A Cure for AIDS, But at What Cost?

A Blog Around The Clock (guest post on SA Observations): Circadian clock without DNA--History and the power of metaphor

A Blog Around The Clock (guest post at SA Observations): The line between science and journalism is getting blurry....again

A Blog Around The Clock (guest post at SA Guest Blog): Me and the copperheads--or why we still don't know if snakes secrete melatonin at night

A leaf warbler's gleanings: Tigers Are Less Important Than Warblers

The Abstract - What Do Bees See? And How Do We Know?

Action-Reaction: Pseudoteaching: MIT Physics

Addiction Inbox: Cigarette Sadness

Addiction Inbox: That Pesky Gambling Question

Addiction Inbox: Smoking and the Slave Trade

Aetiology: Pigs with Ebola Zaire: a whole new can o' worms

Aetiology: Hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS): history and implications

Almost Diamonds: Rape Myth #1: She's Probably Lying

Almost Diamonds: Sex, Science, and Social Policy

Ambivalent Academic (guest post): An Optic Cup in a DISH

American SciCo: Science Online Will Change the World

Ancient Shore: The Beatles and the Cambrian Explosion

Anecdotes from the Archive: Protect yourself from the confidence man's moonshine

Anna's Bones: A Reason to Smile

Anthropology in Practice: Unraveling The Fear o' the Jolly Roger

Anthropology in Practice: Power, Confidence, and High-Heels

Anthropology in Practice: The Social Functions of Blushing

Anthropology in Practice: “It’s Hard for Me to Say I’m Sorry”: Rituals of Reconciliation

Anthropology in Practice: To Be or Not to Be Monogamous?

Anthropology in Practice: Does Your Beer Glass Matter?

Anthropology in Practice: Scent of a Woman

Anthropology in Practice: Separating the Wheat from the Chaff: Will Industrialized Foods Be the End of Us?

Anthropology in Practice: Communicating Meaning Online: A Digital Expression of Theory of Mind

The Artful Amoeba: Mosses That Move and the Rocks They Reveal

The Artful Amoeba: Bombardier Beetles, Bee Purple, and the Sirens of the Night

Astrobioloblog: The Invention of Sex

Astrobioloblog: Why Pluto isn’t a planet anymore… get over it.

Astrobioloblog: How to sex a pterosaur

Astrobioloblog: What is the Universe?

The Atavism: The origin and extinction of species

Beaker: Four Ways Patient Advocates Help Drive Research

Beaker: Setting the Record Straight on Meiosis

Beaker: Seeing is Believing

Beaker: “Eye of newt” reverses a long-held scientific dogma

Beatrice the Biologist: Your cold symptoms are your fault

Beatrice the Biologist: Sleep Deprivation (cartoons)

Beatrice the Biologist: My Week without Plastic

Beatrice the Biologist: Jurassic Park, for realsies?

Beatrice the Biologist: Element Recycling

Bio 2.0: The Promises, Demands, and Risks of Garage Biology

The Biology Files: Autism, RORA, and testosterone

The Biology Files: Sex, gender, and gender identity

Black Ink Obelisk: Somata (poem)

Body Politic: Why pregnant women deserve drug trials

Body Politic: Cell phones, Cancer, and Scientific Oversimplification

Body Politic: A close look at the plastics industry’s spin on BPA

Boing Boing (Lee Billings): Incredible journey: Can we reach the stars without breaking the bank?

Boing Boing (Maggie Koerth-Baker): Nuclear energy 101: Inside the "black box" of power plants

Boundary Vision: Objectivity and ambivalence: The case of the Apollo scientists

Boundary Vision: Arsenic, cold fusion and the legitimacy of online critique

Bug Girl’s Blog: Will Brazilian Waxing Make Pubic Lice Extinct?

The Bunsen Boerner: Chemistry: this shit’s important

CABI invasives blog: Wild gingers – beastly beauties

Cassandra's Tears: Bubble Ring Play of Dolphins

ChemBark: The Sezen Files – Part III: And What of Sames?

Chronicles From Hurricane Country: Ancestor Points the Way (poem)

Chronicles From Hurricane Country: Neurospora Lullaby (poem)

Chronicles From Hurricane Country: Tiny Captains (poem)

Chronicles From Hurricane Country: The Ballad of Big Bug Ranch (poem)

Chronicles From Hurricane Country: How's That Again? (poem)

Chronicles From Hurricane Country: Spore Richard's Almanack (poem)

Chronicles From Hurricane Country: Second Sight (poem)

Chronicles From Hurricane Country: Scent and Sensibility (poem)

Clastic Detritus: The Long Beat of Rhythmic Sedimentation

Clastic Detritus: Listening to Rivers

Clear Sci: SOS: Save our Science - Last minute Christmas

Clevelandpoetics: Dunkleosteus: three haiku (poetry)

Confusedious; a science blog: Genetic diversity and ecosystem recovery; there is more to biodiversity than species count.

Context and variation: Iron-deficiency is not something you get just for being a lady

Context and variation: Even when we want something, we need to hide it.

Cosmic Variance: Physics and the Immortality of the Soul

Cracking the Enigma: Theories of autism: lessons from Dr House

Culturing Science – biology as relevant to us earthly beings: The danger of appealing stories: anecdata, expectations, and skepticism

The Curious Cub: Hello...?

The Curious Cub: Building A Virtual Brain: A Dialogue

The Curious Cub: Censorship And Deleting Comments

The Curious Wavefunction: Better extraterrestrial communication through chemistry: What do aliens want?

The Curious Wavefunction: How can we make the International Year of Chemistry successful?

The Curious Wavefunction: Aliens, arsenic and alternative peer-review: Has science publishing become too conservative?

The Curious Wavefunction: On chemistry's multiple cultures

Dangerous Experiments: On Beards, Biology, and Being a Real American

Darwin vs The Machine: How The Stock Market Influences The Hot 100 Billboard Charts

Deep Sea News: DON’T PANIC: Sustainable seafood and the American outlaw

Deep Sea News: How To Cuddle Your Lady Right, by Smoove A

Deep Sea News: Inside the Outside

Denim and Tweed: Evolution's Rainbow, from sparrows' stripes to lizard lesbianism

Denim and Tweed: An adaptive fairytale with no happy ending

Denim and Tweed: How can you tell if a plant is carnivorous? Feed it!

Design. Build. Play.: Computers and the Homeless

Design. Build. Play.: Design Fridays: That's a big prop

Design. Build. Play.: Future of Spaceflight: No single point sollution

The Digital Cuttlefish: BART Bugs! (poem)

Dinner Party Science: Who's afraid of the Universe?

The Dispersal of Darwin: Sir Charles?

The Dispersal of Darwin: Distilling “History of Science” to 140 characters…

The Dispersal of Darwin: PBS vs. NASA: Thoughts on popular science education at a local museum

Dog Spies: Humor Writing 101 - a course for all first year scientists

Dot Physics: The Physics of a High-Speed Crash: 70 MPH vs. 85 MPH

Dot Physics: Here is an Awesome Moon Model

Dot Physics: Where Does the Carbon Come From?

Dot Physics: How To Brute Force a Car Talk Puzzler

The Dragonfly Woman: Ode to an Odonate on Valentine’s Day (poem)

Drugmonkey: Pick 'em (poem)

Dr. Carin Bondar - Biologist With a Twist: Reflections on Biology and Motherhood: Where do Homo sapiens Fit In?

Dr. Carin Bondar - Biologist With a Twist: Mark Burnett VS Charles Darwin in an Epic Battle of Immunity

Dr. Carin Bondar - Biologist with a Twist: Do Not Sex Your Sibs: Lessons from a Butterfly

Dr. Carin Bondar - Biologist with a Twist: Don’t discriminate against handicapped spiders just because their webs look a little different…

Dr. Carin Bondar - Biologist with a Twist: Nice eggs…come here often?

Dr. Carin Bondar - Biologist with a Twist: Two is cozy – Eleven is a crowd. Benefits to polyandry in a foam-nesting treefrog…

Dr. Carin Bondar - Biologist with a Twist: The astounding strength of homosexual bonds in Zebra Finches: Ladies need not apply…

Dr. Mark Van Stone: Glyphs – Evidence for 2012 Apocalypse

Electron Café: Scientific Process Rage (cartoon)

Empirical Zeal: What it feels like for a sperm

Endless Forms: Woolly Bats Use a Carnivorous Roost

Endless Forms Most Beautiful: An Unlikely Heroine

Endless Forms Most Beautiful: Romeo: A Lone Wolf’s Tragedy in Three Acts

The End Of The Pier Show: One Of Our Sea Serpents Is Missing

Engineer Blogs: Noise of Aviation

The Euroscientist: Pivot points – The big cheese and the director’s cut

The Euroscientist: Political will closes our eyes

The Excuses I'm Going With: Up Malaria's Sleeve

The Excuses I'm Going With: The New Madrid Seismic Zone: Much Ado About Something ... Unexpected

The Excuses I'm Going With: Species Assault is a Go

The Excuses I'm Going With: Shaky Reasoning

The Excuses I'm Going With: Pornography Terms in Google Searches by Democrats and Republicans

Faraday's Cage is where you put Schroedinger's Cat: A shocking experience

Faraday's Cage is where you put Schroedinger's Cat: Moonscape Reminder: Owens Lake

The Febrile Muse: Human Papillomavirus: Driving Ms. HeLa, Henrietta Lack's Cells

The Febrile Muse: Scientific Literacy in Children: Building the Basics

From The Lab Bench: Hiding Place for the Artsy-Scientist

From The Lab Bench: Out of Hiding: The Artsy-Scientist's Mid-life Crisis

From The Lab Bench: We Want More Science, said the American Public

From The Lab Bench: The Science of Chocolate

From The Lab Bench: Life, Death, and Silver Bullets

Genegeek: Can sport teach science about excellence?

The Gene Gym: Re-awakening enemy sleepers...

Genomics, Evolution and Pseudoscience: It's time to destroy our smallpox

Georneys: Geology Word of the Week: L is for Lithosphere

Georneys: Geology Word of the Week: O is for Ophiolite

Georneys: Technology Anachronisms in Science

Georneys: A Conversation with My Dad, a Nuclear Engineer, about the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Disaster in Japan

Georneys: Bee-Bop the General Exam Bear

Georneys: A Million Random Digits

Georneys: Why are there Earthquakes and Volcanoes in Japan? In Response to: Magnitude 8.9 Earthquake & Tsunami in Japan

Giga thoughts...: Singularity

Giga thoughts...: The Future of Telecom

Giga thoughts...: Technologies to watch: 2012 and beyond

Glass Petal Smoke: Inside the Olfactory Mind of Dr. Roman Kaiser

Guardian Science Blog (Scicurious) The postdrome: migraine's silent sister

Guardian Science Blog (Karen James): Space shuttle launch: 'I feel the percussive roar on the skin of my face'

The Haystack: Front-line Antibiotics To Fight E. Coli

The Haystack: The Tail’s The Thing – Alkylamine Ethers and Zafgen’s ZGN-433

The Haystack: BARDA Bets on Boron to Bust Bacteria

Highly Allochthonous: Ten million feet upon the stair

Highly Allochthonous: A flood is a disaster when people are in the way

The Imagination Age: The Unthinkable Sometimes Occurs

Inkfish: Superheroes Who Share a Power with Dolphins

Inside Our Lab: A Letter from the Post-doc with One Foot in the Pipeline

Inside Our Lab: If At First You Don't Succeed ...

- It is NOT junk - Amazon’s $23,698,655.93 book about flies

It's Okay To Be Smart: On Beards, Biology, and Being a Real American (also here)

It's Okay To Be Smart: “There’s no crying in baseball” . . . the status quo of Ph.D. programs?

It Takes 30: Teflon bacteria

It Takes 30: How to read a genome

It Takes 30: Not sisters, under the skin

It Takes 30: Microbes that see the future

It Takes 30: The wisdom of cellular crowds

Just Like Cooking: Rare Earths, Common Problem

Just Like Cooking: Dirty Jobs: Why Don't Chemists Wear Suits?

Just Like Cooking: Musings: Who are Chemists, Anyway?

Katie Ph.D.(ABD): A whole new RNA world

Katie Ph.D.(ABD): How do you solve a problem like a broken chromosome?

Katie Ph.D.(ABD): DNA origami gets curves

Katie Ph.D.(ABD): How to make the most of your PhD: The road less traveled.

Kitchen Hacking: Blurring The Lines - Part I

Kitchen Hacking: I Want An Empty Waiting Room

Lealaps: The Dodo is Dead, Long Live the Dodo!

Lealaps: What Death Means to Primates

Labcoat Life: Should Extremely Preterm Babies Be Saved?

Labcoat Life: Science Blogs Are Good For You

Labcoat Life: Define Science

Labcoat Life: Brains Breathe: Dopamine's Role In Preterm Infants

Lamentations on Chemistry: On the pitfalls of science outreach to the public

The Last Word On Nothing (Ann Finkbeiner): Science Metaphors (cont): Resonance

Life Before the Dinosaurs: Scolecofurca.

Looking For Detachment: Deep Time

Looking For Detachment: Like caterpillars, crawling or marching...

The Loom: The Human Lake

The Lord Geekington: Of the Monstrous Pictures of Whales

Lounge of the Lab Lemming: Dear Hypothesis

Love in the Time of Chasmosaurs: Scaphognathus crassirostris: A Pterosaur in the Historical Record?

Love in the Time of Chasmosaurs: Goertzen's Case for the Historical Scaphognathus

Magma Cum Laude: Eruption rates at volcanoes

Mammoth Tales: Tabbert’s Sea-Mammoth

The Mother Geek: How “boner” is misleading: The science behind an erect penis

The Mother Geek: Science on the brain: Motor traffic and beads on a string

NeoAcademic: Online Plagiarism and Cybercheating Still Strong – 61.9%

NeoAcademic: Fight Your Fear of Cockroaches With Augmented Reality

Networking Embedded Systems: Build your own gyroscope messenger as Christmas present

NeuroanthropologyHuman (amphibious model): living in and on the water

Neuroanthropology: 'The last free people on the planet'

Neuroanthropology: Getting around by sound: Human echolocation

NeuroDojo: Indie spirit

NeuroDojo: Ptarmigans on ptreadmills

Neuron Culture: Free Science, One Paper at a Time

Neuropoly: The case of the man who couldn’t find the beat

NeuroPsydoctor8: Things were just simpler in the Dark Ages. Two Neuroscientific Challenges to Retributivism

NeuroPsydoctor8: Regarding Juvenile Comprehension of Miranda

NeuroPsydoctor8: Interested In Neuroethics and National Security? Well here you go:


Y U NO (cartoon)

NeuroPsydoctor8: Last thoughts and Consciousness

NeuroPsydoctor8: New neuroimaging technique: Mapping Myelination

Neuroself: Jonah Lehrer is not a neuroscientist

Neuroskeptic: Where Papers Come From

Neurosphere: Brain-based evidence for multiple intelligences?

Neurosphere: Is it time for a conceptual revolution in neuroscience?

Neurotic Physiology: Dinosaur Inspiration

Neurotic Physiology: In which Sci is WRONG, you guys. Follow up on bees and cell phones

Neurotribes: Woof! John Elder Robison, Living Boldly as a “Free-Range Aspergian”

Observations of a Nerd: Why do women cry? Obviously, it's so they don't get laid.

Observations of a Nerd: Reverse Bestiality: When Animals Commit Sexual Assault

How do you ID a dead Osama anyway?

The Occam's Typewriter Irregulars (ricardipus): Genome sequencing, Shakespeare style

The Occam's Typewriter Irregulars (ricardipus): Genome Assembly – a primer for the Shakespeare fan

Occ Psy Dot Com: Within boundaryless contexts, developmental relationships may positively impact upon optimism

Oh, For the Love of Science!: Zombie Ants and The Bite of Death

Oh, For the Love of Science!: Friday Weird Science GUEST POST: The distance between your testicles and your anus, 'taint unimportant

OnEarth: Reading Hurricane History in Layers of Marsh Mud

One Small Step: A supermassive star, all by its lonesome

One Small Step: Churnalism: Bad for Science?

One Small Step: Modelling comets, kittens and the Universe

Oscillatory Thoughts: How to be a neuroscientist

Pharyngula: Dear Emma B

Phased: Black Women Perceived as Being More White Receive Judicial Leniency in the United States

PLoS Blogs Guest Blog (Delene Beeland): Saving Ethiopia’s “Church Forests”

The Primate Diaries (at Times Higher Ed): Ariel casts out Caliban

The Primate Diaries: The Science of Sexism: Primate Behavior and the Culture of Sexual Coercion

Providentia: The Turing Problem (Part 1), The Turing Problem (Part 2) and The Turing Problem (Part 3) fused into a single essay.

Punctuated Equilibrium (guest post by Cath Ennis): The scientific method, in chromo-logical order

Q Space: Juno: Journey to Jupiter

Quantum Diaries (US LHC): Helicity, Chirality, Mass, and the Higgs

Quintessence of Dust: What a selfish little piece of...

Quintessence of Dust: Evolution cheats, or how to get an old enzyme to do new tricks

Reality and Psychiatry: The Mind Body Problem and The Boundaries Between Normal Behavior And Mental Illness

Reciprocal Space: Numb or Numbered? - great comment section to edit and include.

The Renaissance Mathematicus: The Empty Building

Research at a Snail's Pace: Thurs-Demo: The one with the Earthquake Machine

RRResearch: Arsenic-associated bacteria (NASA's claims)

Rule of 6ix: On the origins of smallpox - where and when did variola virus emerge?

Rule of 6ix: An ecological perspective on bat viruses

Rule of 6ix: The ‘interactome’ of a host/pathogen triad

Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week: Tutorial 12: How to find problems to work on

Scepticemia: Rifaximin in IBS: A Quick Fix?

Sciencebase: Can we count on journal metrics?

Science Business: HSBC Takes Climate Change Research to the Bank

Science Business: One Nation, Under Geeks

Science Business: Campaign Begins to Boost Public Support for Biomed Research

Sciencesounds: Cheerleaders, Rock Stars and Science Music: The Many Faces of Science Communication

Science Sushi: Mythbusting 101: Organic Farming > Conventional Agriculture

Science with Moxie: The power of rock n roll.

Scientific American Guest Blog (Rob Dunn): Biologist Spending Way Too Much Time Thinking about Discovery He Made on Jon Stewart’s Body

Scientific American Guest Blog (Cheryl Murphy): Will Carrots Help You See Better? No, but Chocolate Might

Scientific American Guest Blog (Rita J. King): Failure of imagination can be deadly: Fukushima is a warning

Scientific American Guest Blog (Jeremy Yoder): The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide to Natural Selection and Evolution, with a Key to Many Complicating Factors

Scientific American Guest Blog (Cindy Doran): Short Story Science: Lenina versus the Pneumococcus

Scientific American Guest Blog (David Manly and Lauren Reid): Good Dads and Not-So-Good Dads in the Animal Kingdom

Scientific American Guest Blog (Bradley Voytek): What Bats, Bombs and Sharks Taught Us about Hearing

Scientific American Guest Blog (R. Douglas Fields): Curing Paralysis--Again

Scientific American Guest Blog (Kristina Bjoran): Animal emotion: When objectivity fails

Scientific American Guest Blog (Khalil A. Cassimally): Superfetation: Pregnant while already pregnant

Scientific American Guest Blog (Rob Dunn): Man discovers a new life-form at a South African truck stop

Scientific American Guest Blog (Allie Wilkinson): Seafood at risk: Dispersed oil poses a long-term threat

Scientific American Guest Blog (Scicurious): Serotonin and sexual preference: Is it really that simple?

Scientific American Guest Blog (Holly Menninger): Winter stoneflies sure are supercool

Scientific American Guest Blog (Karen James): Evolution isn't easy, even in Galapagos

Scientific American Guest Blog (Emily Willingham): Of lice and men: An itchy history

Scientific American Guest Blog (Jennifer Frazer): Excuse me, Sir. There's a moss-animal in my Lake

Scientific American Guest Blog (Melissa C. Lott): Texas "Tea" becomes the Texas "E"?

Scientific American Guest Blog (Brian Switek): Breaking our link to the "March of Progress"

Scientific American Guest Blog (Casey Rentz): How to stop a hurricane (good luck, by the way)

Scientific American Guest Blog (Anne-Marie Hodge): Carnivore crossing: How predator species dominated mammal diversity on the Kuril Islands

Scientific American Guest Blog (Kelly Oakes): Habitable and not-so-habitable exoplanets: How the latter can tell us more about our origins than the former

Scientific American Guest Blog (Christina Agapakis): Mixed cultures: art, science, and cheese

Scientific American Guest Blog (Kathryn Clancy): I don't have a 28-day menstrual cycle, and neither should you

Scientific American Guest Blog (Rob Dunn): The top 10 life-forms living on Lady Gaga (and you)

Scientific American Guest Blog (Marie-Claire Shanahan): An arsenic-laced bad-news letter: Who is the audience for online post-publication peer review?

Scientific American Guest Blog (Holy Bik): A plea for basic biology

Scientific American Guest Blog (Andrea Kuszewski): Could chess-boxing defuse aggression in Arizona and beyond?

Scientific American Guest Blog (Rose Eveleth): Can you hear me now? Animals all over the world are finding interesting ways to get around the human din

Scientific American Guest Blog (Rachel Nuwer): When animals attack: Death databases indicate that our fondest phobias may be misdirected

Scientific American Guest Blog (David Manly): Biting the hand that feeds: The evolution of snake venom

Scientific American Guest Blog (David Manly): The Ferret Hunters

Scientific American Guest Blog (Dan Bailey): In search of the origins of warfare in the American Southwest

Scientific American Guest Blog (Daniel Ksepka): 5 things you never knew about penguins!

Scientific American Guest Blog (Robin Ann Smith): The worms within

Scientific American Guest Blog (Jennifer Frazer): Pimp My Virus: Ocean Edition

Scientific American Guest Blog (David Manly): Ugly animals need love, too

Scientific American Guest Blog (David Manly): Mirror images: Twins and identity

Scientific American Observations (David Biello): What Was in the Oil Spilled during BP’s Gulf of Mexico Disaster?

SEE Reports: Luck, Luck--#2 and Luck--#3

Self-Organizing Networked Systems: Langton's Ant - from simple rules to complex behavior

Seven Deadly Synapses: To Sleep, Perchance to Cause a Midair Collision

Seven Deadly Synapses: Liberally Thinking: Red Brain, Blue Brain

Seven Deadly Synapses: Iodine-131 in US Milk: Cause for Concern?

Seven Deadly Synapses: Seven Deadly Sins Sunday: Gluttony Part 3

Seven Deadly Synapses: Mother’s Little Helper, the Brainstem

Silvarerum: Chasing Daphnia: The Smallest Story on Earth

Skulls in the Stars: The Saga of the Scientific Swindler! (1884-1891)

Skulls in the Stars: The birth of electromagnetism (1820)

Skeptikai: Oz and Eastern Wizardry

Sleeping with the Fishes: Self-Help for Seabirds: How to manage your time and outcompete your neighbors for maximum survival

Southern Fried Science: The Global Extinction Crisis – species area relationships, habitat loss, and population dynamics

Southern Fried Science: Climbing Mount Chernobyl

Southern Fried Science: The importance of failure in graduate student training Blog: Angela Ronson Part 1: Not a Vegetable at All, but a White Crow

Stages Of Succession: Teaching The Art Of Tequila Shots

Stages Of Succession: Anthropogenic Global Warming In The Classroom

Stages Of Succession: The Thin Evolutionary Line

Stripped Science: Microbiology and the Old Spice guy (cartoon)

Substantia Innominata: If you are a headbanger, you should listen to Céline Dion

Suite101: People of the Hubble Space Telescope

Superbug: Diseases and borders: Potatoes and St. Patrick’s Day

Superbug: File Under WTF: Did the CIA Fake a Vaccination Campaign?

Superbug: E. coli: A Risk for 3 More Years From Who Knows Where

Superbug: Highly Resistant Salmonella: Poultry, Antibiotics, Borders, Risk

Superbug: Resistant Salmonella: Deadly Yet Somehow Not Illegal

Tattooed Science: Sex and math: You can integrate my curves any day

Tetrapod Zoology: Necks for sex? No thank you, we're sauropod dinosaurs

There and (hopefully) back again…: In the shadows of greatness

This is serious monkey business: Primate vaccines: help you to help me?

This is serious monkey business: “Bad-sad-bad” and other responses to death.

This is serious monkey business: Raison d’etre of the female undergraduate primatology blogger.

This is serious monkey business: Is habituation ethically permissible from a biocentric perspective?

This is serious monkey business: The Curious Case of the Present Hymen.

This May Hurt a Bit: "Don't You Want to Know What I Used to Do?"

This View of Life: Elements of an Effective Public Education Toolkit

This View of Life: Narrating Science and Fear

The Thoughtful Animal: Defending Your Territory: Be Smelly, Be Fast

The Thoughtful Animal: Might Pleistocene Fido Have Been A Fox?

The Thoughtful Animal: Perseverating on Perseverative Error: What Does The "A-not-B Error" Really Tell Us About Infant Cognition?

The Thoughtful Animal: Rats, Bees, and Brains: The Death of the “Cognitive Map”

The Thoughtful Animal: Mathematics, Cities, and Brains: What Can A Highway Engineer Learn From A Neuroscientist

The Thoughtful Vegetable: Ask The Retard

The Thoughtful Vegetable: A Developmental Profile

Thoughtomics: We Are Nobody: Contingency and Convergence in Evolution

Thoughts from Kansas: Does meditation make people act more rationally?

Thoughts from Kansas: On interfaith outreach and atheists

Thoughts from Kansas: Biopunks, biohackers, and the movement to own your own DNA

The Throckmorton File: Do You Know the Most Remarkable Thing About Penguins? (You Don't.)

The Tree of Life: The story behind the story of my new #PLoSOne paper on "Stalking the fourth domain of life"

The Tree of Life: A "work" trip to Catalina Island: USC, Wrigley, C-DEBI, dark energy biosphere, Virgin Oceanic, Deep Five, & more

Through the looking glass: What’s this public ‘engagement’ with science thing then?

Through the looking glass: A brief history of awesome

Tooth and Claw: Of Bad Odors and Good Yarns

TumbalacaTumblr: Tum-ba-ba.(cartoon)

Uncertain Principles: Science Is Not Irreducibly Complex

Uncharted Atolls: Crushing predators reinvade the Antarctic benthos

Universe: Moon Arts, Part Two: Fallen Astronaut

WhizBANG!: My Grandma’s Cure-All

WhizBANG!: An Active Study

Worst Professor Ever: Why Humanities People Should Care About Math

Yes Means Yes!: Gender Differences and Casual Sex: The New Research Welcome to the future of recreational drug use.