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3 Quarks Daily (Julia Galef): My Little Pony: Reality is Magic!

The II-I- blog: We, the pioneers.

The II-I- blog: The Great Revolution

A Blog Around The Clock: Tigers take to the night – for peaceful coexistence with humans

A Blog Around The Clock: Science Blogs – definition, and a history

A Blog Around The Clock: Clocks, metabolism, evolution – toward an integrative chronobiology

A Blog Around The Clock: How barley domesticated its clock

A Blog Around The Clock: The New Meanings of How and Why in Biology?

A Blog Around The Clock: #scio12: Multitudes of Sciences, Multitudes of Journalisms, and the Disappearance of the Quote.

A Blog Around The Clock: Books: ‘Reinventing Discovery: The New Era of Networked Science’ by Michael Nielsen

A Blog Around The Clock: Myths about myths about Thanksgiving turkey making you sleepy

A Hippo on Campus: Why men don't listen and women are great at maths

A Schooner of Science: Fever dreams - the true tale of Richard Spruce

A Schooner of Science: The Brewer's Yoke, the Domestication of Microbes

Addiction Inbox: Reward and Punish: Say Hello to Dopamine’s Leetle Friend

Addiction Inbox: Army Doctor Sees Victory, and a Dangerous Drug Bites the Dust—Almost.

Addiction Inbox: Night Owls Get a Coffee Break

The New Highs: Are Bath Salts Addictive?

Addiction Inbox: The Summer Olympics and the “War on Doping”

Aetiology: Obstetric fistula as a neglected tropical disease

Alien Plantation: Why invasives are problematic

Alien Plantation: This sh*t is bananas

Alien Plantation: Agave de Mayo

Almost Diamonds: About Those Gay Homophobes

Almost Diamonds: Writing Fiction with Science: Pedophilia

Almost Diamonds: About That Evo Psych Polygamy Stuff

AlunSalt: The earliest astronomers?

Anole Annals: If You Want A Lizard To Run Fast, Yell At It

Anthropology in Practice: Beware: The Ides Have Come. No, Really. This Time It’s True.

The Artful Amoeba: Fountains of Life Found at the Bottom of the Dead Sea

The Artful Amoeba: Deadly and Delicious Amanitas Can No Longer Decompose

Artologica: From the Cells to the stars

Astropixie: Science ninja

The Atavism: You can’t ban redheaded sperm

Au Science Mag: Geomagnetic Reversals – the end of the world?

Au Science Mag: Homeopathy and Medical Ethics – Aberdeen Skeptics in the Pub

Australian Science Magazine: Here be Dragons

Australian Science Magazine: Networking the Solar System

Australian Science Magazine: Saving Australia’s Koalas

Australian Science Magazine: The clues to human uniqueness

Australian Science Magazine: Plastics Make it… Problematic

Australian Science Magazine: Who Doesn’t Love a (Penguin) Parade?

Australian Science Magazine: The tribe that eradicated rinderpest

The Autism Crisis: The idiot savant story

Babel's Dawn: Language Serves the Group

Beach Chair Scientist: An important call for more forage fish to remain in the sea

Beach Chair Scientist: Dear Online Science Writing Community: A reminder for ‘call to actions’ because your perspective is priceless

Beach Chair Scientist: No balloons at the celebration for the Beach Chair Scientist …

Beach Chair Scientist: Playing well with others? Dissecting the tension between the scientist-educator community

Beaker: Rare bone disorder reveals new insights into autism

Beaker: What would Nature do?

Beatrice the Biologist: How the Brain Works (cartoon)

Beatrice the Biologist: Amoeba Hugs (cartoon)

Beatrice the Biologist: Single Cell is Just Fine, Thank You (cartoon)

Beatrice the Biologist: Why You Should Finish Antibiotics (cartoon)

Big in Science: Blood-Clot Busting Nanoparticles

Biobabel: On Transposable Elements and Regulatory Evolution

Biocreativity: 2012 Darwin Day Portrait Project

Biocreativity: ECO Art + Science: Sculpture of Ecologist Gary Grossman

Biocreativity: ECO Art + Science: Photographs + Blog of Ecologist Margaret Siple

Biocreativity: ECO Art + Science: Scientific Illustrator Emily M. Eng

Biocreativity: ECO Art + Science: Nature Illustrator Stephanie van Ryzin

Biocreativity: ECO Art + Science Series: Metalsmith + Entomology Enthusiast Charity Hall

Biocreativity: ECO Art + Science Series: The Sustainable Art of Emily Bryant

Biocreativity: Eco Art + Science Series: The Inked Animals of Adam Cohen + Ben Labay

Biodiversity in Focus: The Good, the Bad, and the Zombees

Biodiversity in Focus: Twitter for Scientists (and why you should try it) (#ScienceShare)

Biodiversity in Focus: Dipterist Files - Willi Hennig

Biodiversity in Focus: Citations, Social Media & Science

Biodiversity in Focus: New species wants you to See No Weevil

The Biology Files: Hey, moms. Got science?

The Biology Files: Women know something you don't

The Biology Files: Alice's Red Queen and resurrected invertebrate warriors

BishopBlog: Time for neuroimaging (and PNAS) to clean up its act

Blank On The Map: Extortion in Prisoner's Dilemma

[bloga.epidemiologica]: epidemiology + culture: stanza ii

[bloga.epidemiologica]: swift-footed muse

Blogging Students (Anthea Lacchia): Beware the perils of postgrad research

Body Horrors: Buzz Kill: Blood-Borne Disease Transmission at the Hajj

Body Horrors: Herpes Gladiatorum: Full Contact Infectious Diseases

Body Horrors: TB or Not TB: The Weirdness that is Extra-Pulmonary Tuberculosis

Body Horrors: Of Warts & Men: Meat-Handlers Infected with Human Papillomavirus 7

Body Horrors: Man’s Best Friend, the Turkana Tribe & a Gruesome Parasite

Body Horrors: Chronicle of a Death Foretold: Human Sentinels for Disease Outbreaks

Body Horrors: The Good Housekeeper: GBV-C Co-infection with HIV

Boing Boing (David Ng): The Six Degrees of Bacon

Bones Don't Lie: Choice of Wood in Cremation Pyres

The Bug Chicks (Michael Barton): A taste for collecting beetles is some indication of future success in life!

Bug Girl’s Blog: How to get free media coverage for a bogus beehive design

Bug Girl’s Blog: Transcript of my ESA talk about Social Media

Byte Size Biology: The Search for Small finds Life on a Gradient

Byte Size Biology: So what’s new with humans?

Byte Size Biology: Using phylogenetics to reconstruct a 59 million year old drug

Byte Size Biology: Life is short

Byte Size Biology: The Origin of Gender Symbols in Biology

Byte Size Biology: Can we make accountable research software

Byte Size Biology: Circumcision, preventing fraud, and icky toilets. You know you’re going to read this.

Cassandra's Tears: Research on Round-up Tolerant GM Maize

Cedar's Digest: Purple Doesn’t Exist: Some thoughts on Male Privilege and Science Online

The Cellular Scale: The "Human Neuron", not so special after all?

The Cellular Scale: Plant Neurons? Sensation and action in the Venus Flytrap

CENtral Science IYC 2011: Chemistry Carnival: Your Favorite Chemical Reactions!

Chemjobber: How do institutions change? Not easily

Chemjobber: Ozymandias, senior med chemist (poem)

Chemjobber: Why choose a Ph.D. in chemistry? A response to @DocFreeride

Chimeras: Another genetic puzzle: why is mitochondrial DNA only inherited from the mother's side?

CleanTechnica: Harvesting the Energy in Intermittent, Gusty Winds

CleanTechnica: Innovative, New Approach to Low-Head, Low-Flow Water Power

Cocktail Party Physics: The Science of Mysteries: Of Granular Material and Singing Sands

Cocktail Party Physics: Taster’s Choice: Why I Hate Raw Tomatoes and You Don’t

Cocktail Party Physics: The Science of Mysteries: Leave Us the Counterpoint

Cocktail Party Physics: Make Us Do the Math

Cocktail Party Physics: Knowing When To Fold ‘Em: The Science of Poker

Code for life: Carrots for my neighbour

Contagions: Mapping Malaria in Anglo-Saxon England

Contagions: Did India and China Escape the Black Death?

Contagions: Metagenomics, Lyme Disease, and the Tyrolean Iceman’s Tattoos

Contagions: Tracking a Live Yersinia pestis Infection with Bioluminescence

Contagions: What makes a Super-Spreader?

Context and Variation: Vaginal pH Redux: Broader Perspectives on Douching, Race… and Lime Juice

Context and Variation: It’s Camping Season, Don’t Forget to Menstruate! Or, Man the Hunter and Woman the Menstruator

Context and Variation: Here is Some Legitimate Science on Pregnancy and Rape

Context and Variation: What Do You Do When There is No Best Dataset? A follow-up on pregnancy and rape statistics

Cosmic Variance (Sean Carroll): Everything is Connected

Cosmology Science Blog: Cosmic Microwave Angular Resolution Surprise

Cosmology Science Blog: Not Sure about Uncertainty ;-)

Cosmology Science: Did CERN Find a Higgs ? Well not quite. But they probably found a New Particle ! and extended their funding for years

Cosmology Science: Electron No Longer a Fundamental Particle

Cosmology Science: Oldest Spiral galaxy BX442 supports Hubble’s belief: Redshift does not mean expansion

Counterbalanced: Problems in the neurozone

Cracking the Enigma: Clouds

Cracking the Enigma: Autism and the art of campervan maintenance

Cracking the Enigma: The Adventures of DataThief

Curiouser and Curiouser: James Randi: An Honest Liar

Curiouser and Curiouser: On Stanislaw Burzynski, the Streisand Effect, and Standing Up for Skeptical Bloggers

Curiouser and Curiouser: On Codes of Conduct, Part II

Curiouser and Curiouser: Mythbusting Makeup: Skepticism and Cosmetic Claims

Curiouser and Curiouser: A Change For The Better: The Geek Manifesto – An Interview With Mark Henderson

Curiouser and Curiouser: Robin Ince – Comedy, Skepticism, And Happiness Through Science

Curiouser and Curiouser: If You Know Shuzi Like the Merseyside Skeptics Know Shuzi: Testing the Shuzi Sports Band Video

The Curious Wavefunction: The unstoppable Moore hits the immovable Eroom

The Daily Pennsylvanian: Some hesitant about newly FDA-approved drug Amyvid, Penn researchers criticize Alzheimher's drug, Drug raises questions for Alzheimer’s and Alzheimers drug Amyvid raises ethical questions fused into a single essay.

Deep Politics: SmartMeters Facilitate Cyber War Against US

Deep Sea News (Miriam Goldstein): Three Ways of Looking at the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Deep Sea News (Craig McClain): How presidential elections are impacted by a 100 million year old coastline

Deep Sea News (Miriam Goldstein): A wicked bad idear: National Geographic hunts bluefin tuna for entertainment and Eating Wicked Tuna: A marine scientist tries to figure out what the heck is going on fused into a single post.

Deep Sea News (Alistair Dove): On common names

Deep Sea News (Kevin Zelnio): #IamScience: Embracing Personal Experience on Our Rise Through Science

Deep Sea News (Alistair Dove): No fish is an island

Deep Sea News (Craig McClain): What knowledge of the deep sea tell us about life on other planets

Deep Sea News (Alistair Dove): A (fetid) river runs through it, the Brooklyn edition

Deep Sea News (Alexis Rudd): True Confessions of a Dolphin-Loving Marine Biologist

Deep Sea News (Craig McClain): Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow

Deep Sea News (Craig McClain and Alistair Dove): James Cameron’s Deep Sea Challenge: a scientific milestone or rich guy’s junket?

Deep Thoughts and Silliness: The Problems of Interpreting Data

The definitive host: The Deepest Blue

The Demarcationproblem: What chronic stress does to your immune system (cartoon)

Denim and Tweed: Baby steps versus long jumps: The "size" of evolutionary change, and why it matters

Denim and Tweed: Is corn the new milk? Evolutionarily speaking, that is.

Denim and Tweed: Evolutionary psychology: A dialogue

Dilworth Design: If it Moves – We Can Improve It: How Japan Can Stop Dumping Radioactive Water in Our Ocean

Dilworth Design: If it Moves – We Can Improve It: Can you Shoot an Arrow Backwards – into Space?

DiverseScholar: #SCIO12 Policy Report: Academia is Productive but Messy - Effects on (Mis)Communication

Doc Madhattan: In search of the ETs with the distributed computing

Dog Spies: Oh, hello! Why yes, that’s my crotch! (Part 1)

Dog Spies: Why is a stranger’s crotch more interesting than mine? (Part 2)

Doing Good Science: Crime, punishment, and the way forward: in the wake of Sheri Sangji’s death, what should happen to Patrick Harran?

Doing Good Science: Whither mentoring?

Doing Good Science: Gender bias: ethical implications of an empirical finding.

Double X (Melinda Wenner Moyer): When Is It OK To Spank?

Double X Science (Jeanne Garbarino): Pregnancy 101: The science behind the wand of destiny

Double X Science (Jeanne Garbarino): Pregnancy 101: Fertilization is another way to come together during sex

Double X Science (Jeanne Garbarino): Pregnancy 101: On the cervical mucus plug and why I’ve never been more happy to hold something so disgusting in my hand

Double X Science (Jeanne Garbarino): Pregnancy 101: Peas made me puke, but not just in the morning

Double X Science (Jeanne Garbarino): Pregnancy 101: My placenta looked like meatloaf, but I wasn’t about to eat it.

Double X Science (Jeanne Garbarino): Shmeat and Potatoes: The dinner of the future?

Double X Science (Emily Willingham): Real science vs. fake science: How can you tell them apart?

Double X Science (Emily Willingham): No gene is an island: What do scientists mean when they talk about environment and genes?

Double X Science (Emily Willingham): DoubleXplainer: What is a vagina?

Double X Science (Emily Willingham): Hormonal birth control explainer: a matter of health

Double X Science (Emily Willingham): Motherhood, war, and attachment: what does it all mean?

Download the Universe: SMILE: The Astonishing Destructive Power of Positive Thinking

Elemental: Is Arsenic the Worst Chemical in the World?

Elemental: The Arsenic Diet

Elemental: The Curious Case of the Poisoned Cows

Elemental: Nicotine and the Chemistry of Murder

Emily Willingham: How can we solve the wild problem of science communication?

Emily Willingham: Writing about autism science? 10 things

Emily Willingham: Autism, immunity, inflammation, and the New York Times

Emily Willingham: Is a PhD required for good science writing?

Empirical Zeal: The crayola-fication of the world: How we gave colors names, and it messed with our brains (part I)

Empirical Zeal: The crayola-fication of the world: How we gave colors names, and it messed with our brains (part II)

Endless Forms: Menopausal Whales, Mama’s Boys, and the Conundrum of Reproductive Senescence

Endless Forms: Is “Horse Sense” Overrated? Nonsense Mutation Allows Novel Gaits

Endless Forms: Hyenas Eschew Lent, Chew Donkeys Instead

Endless Forms: Snakes Tune into Prey’s Heartbeat

Endless Forms: Sabertooth Predators Packed a Punch

Endless Forms: “Extinct” Galápagos Tortoises Reappear in Modern Hybrids

Endless Forms Most Beautiful: The Wool of Snowfall

Endless Forms Most Beautiful: Exploring the Mind of the Mountain Gorilla

Endless Forms Most Beautiful: Scientists: Get Out There and Inspire!

Eruptions: Looking Back at the 1982 eruption of El Chichón in Mexico

Eruptions: The Mysterious Missing Eruption of 1258 A.D.

Eruptions: How Dangerous is Visiting New Zealand’s White Island?

Eruptions: A Media Guide to Volcanoes

ESC Blog: Cool Insect Viruses

EvoEcoLab: The Message Reigns Over the Medium

EvoEcoLab: Trying to Catch His Breath With a Hole-Ridden Safety Net

Extinction Countdown: Recently Discovered Lizard Species Down to 3 Remaining Females

Extinction Countdown: New Polar Bear Counting Method Creates Confusion

Extinction Countdown: The Last 400 Asiatic Lions Need More Room to Grow–but Where Will They Go?

Extinction Countdown: Apps for Apes: Engaging Orangutans with iPads

Extinction Countdown: Poachers Drive Javan Rhino to Extinction in Vietnam

F**k Yeah Molecular Biology: Evolution By Natural Selection: Building My Own Genetic Algorithm

The Febrile Muse: Inflammatory Language No 1. The ongoing cycle

From The Lab Bench: Google Search Engine Software goes 'Chemistry'

From The Lab Bench: Old News for Carbon Dioxide, New Threats for Climate Change

From The Lab Bench: A Planet Under Pressure, and Why Gender Matters

From The Lab Bench: Putting the 'Fear' in Climate Change

From The Lab Bench: The Nature of Learning, or the Learning of Nature?

From The Lab Bench: Climate Change Communicators Should Listen to the Public

From The Lab Bench: Melancholia and the 'Dance of Death'

From The Lab Bench: Bubbles for Life

From The Lab Bench: Manufactured Landscapes

From The Lab Bench: A Trip Into the Swamps

Gaines, on Brains: Seeing into the future? The neuroscience of déjà vu

Gaines, on Brains: Using psychology to silence your enemies: the speech-jammer gun

Gaines, on Brains: My Neuron (poem)

Gaines, on Brains: Turning trauma into story: the benefits of journaling

Galileo's Pendulum: If You Love a Flower Found on a Star

Me, Ludwig Boltzmann, Ludwig Boltzmann and I

Gene Expression: White supremacy and white privilege; same coin

Genetic Linkage: If “Fifty Shades of Grey” Had Been Written by a Biology Textbook Author

Genjonesamateurscientist: Why I am qualified


How to protect yourself

Genjonesamateurscientist: How many miles wide

GeoSphere: The Art of Geology

The "Germ Guy" Blog: Confessions of a Mercurial Microbiologist: From Germ Guy to Monsieur Microbes…

Girl Meets Whiskey: Why I Still Really Like Jonah Lehrer

Girl Meets Whiskey: DNA: Database of the New Age

Grad Life: Post-doc testimonials on getting a tenure-track job

Great Belt Research Cruise: Day 15: Cruel Summer

Green Tea and Velociraptors: What is a Fossil Species..?

Green tea and Velociraptors: Dinosaurs: Then and Now

Happy Science: Eating More Chocolate Makes You Skinny

Happy Science: Negative Calorie Food: Science Myths and Legends

Happy science: What Does a Biologist Do All Day?

The Happy Scientist: Teach It Right the First Time.

The Haystack: How Jagabandhu Das made dasatinib possible

The Haystack: On Birth Control,“Plan B,” and…Batman

The Haystack: Biogen Idec Reveals Clinical Data for (Really) Small Oral MS Drug BG-12

The Haystack: Tetrodotoxin: Why Toxic Is Complicated

The Haystack: Tetrodotoxin: Why Toxic Is Complicated

The Haystack: Antibacterial Resistance – Learning Bacterial Tricks

Healthland Viewpoint - Time: Naomi Wolf's Vagina Aside, What Neuroscience Really Says About Female Desire

Huffington Post Education (Nicholas Warner): In Defense of Algebra

ICBS Everywhere: Science and Spin Are Very Bad Bedfellows

ICBS Everywhere: Are Atheists More Compassionate or Prosocial Than Highly Religious People?

I'm a chordata, Urochordata!: A Vision for the Future of Scholarly Publishing

I'm a chordata, Urochordata!: Diversity Loss v. Environmental Change: The Story of the Paper

Inkfish: I'm a Synesthete. Is Something Wrong with Me?

Inkfish: Life Advice: Think More about Death

Inkfish: How the Need to Pee Helps (and Hurts) Decision Making

Inkfish: Why You Can't Kill a Mosquito with a Raindrop

Inspiring Science: Five common biology myths (or “Science in the service of the anthropocentric patriarchy”)

Inspiring Science: How does an ant colony coordinate its behaviour?

Inspiring Science: Natural selection: selfish genes & emergent properties

Inspiring Science: Book review: Constructing A Language

Inspiring Science: We still don’t know how birds navigate

In the Company of Plants and Rocks: Taxonomy of Agaves and Vino-mezcal

io9 (Maria Konnikova): What Happens When Alice and Anti-Alice Meet? (A Celebration of Lewis Carroll’s 180th Birthday)

io9 (Annalee Newitz): You are bitching about the wrong things when you read an article about science

Iqsoft science blog: Dilemma

Itsy bitsy beetle: The Lone Lizard Beetle Fungus Farmer

JAYFK: Killers that sux

JAYFK: 5 things you should know before dating a scientist

JREF Swift Blog: There Is Nothing Wrong With “I Don’t Know”

JREF Swift Blog: Are Smart People Really Stupid?

JREF Swift Blog: Risk, Emotion, and Global Warming

JREF Swift Blog: How Should We Argue For Vaccination?

Just Like Cooking: Petition Expedition – Cancer in Laundry Detergent?

Just Like Cooking: This Just In - File Under 'Huge Marine Polyethers'

Just Like Cooking: Did Someone Say Pink Slime?

Just Like Cooking: hERG: Legs, Drugs, and Heartbeats

Just Like Cooking: Super Tasters and Smells in Space

Just Like Cooking: The Chemistry Popularity Conundrum

Just Like Cooking: Sunscreen Chemophobia: Oxybenzone

Just Like Cooking: Chemistry Words, with Friends

Just Like Cooking: Friday Fun - Lab Arts-n-Crafts

Just Like Cooking: Arsenic Life Wrap-Up: The Good, the 'Not-So-Good'

Just Like Cooking: Calimari Calligraphy: Same Ink, 160 Million Years Later

Just Like Cooking: R.I.P. Jerome Horwitz, Medicinal Chemist

Just Like Cooking: Chemistry Bumper Cars

Katatrepsis: Why are there imperfect mimics?

KatiePhD: What exactly is a genetically modified plant?

KatiePhD: The Trouble with Teeth…

KatiePhD: Pain-free but itchy: Morphine’s alter ego

LabHomepage: Getting in on the ‘what they think’ meme

Lab Rat: Pathogens that feed off human blood

Laelaps: The Demise of the Komodo Kings

Laelaps: The Long-Lived Legacy of the Cambrian’s “Wonderful Life”

Laelaps: Of Dragons and Diminutive Elephants

Laelaps: A Dirty, Deadly Bite

Laelaps: Unless They’re Zombies, Fossils Don’t Live

Laelaps: Repost: How Tylosaurus Lost Its Fringe, and Other Squamate Stories

Laelaps: Why Popcorn Smells Like a Bearcat’s Butt

Laelaps: I’m an Ape, and I’m Also a Fish

Last Word on Nothing (Sally Adee): Better Living Through Electrochemistry

Last Word on Nothing (Christie Aschwanden): What beer and running taught me about science (part 1 of 2) and/or Life without beer: part 2 of my beer & running science experiment

Last Word On Nothing (Christie Aschwanden): The mundaneness of science

Last Word On Nothing (Virginia Hughes): Galápagos Monday: When Conservation Means Killing

Last Word on Nothing (Cameron Walker): Auditing Astronomy Class

Last Word on Nothing (Cassandra Willyard): Embracing My Hubble Moments

Last Word on Nothing (Thomas Hayden): Ixnay on the iPod: In Praise of Crap Technology

Last Word on Nothing (Ann Finkbeiner): LWON & Closed-System Sibling Knowledge

Last Word on Nothing (Heather Pringle): Caviar for the Dead

Last Word on Nothing (Virginia Hughes): Women’s Work

Last Word on Nothing (Thomas Hayden): The Mystery of the (Not) Missing Fathers

Last Word on Nothing (Christie Aschwanden): Summer of Smoke

Last Word on Nothing (Heather Pringle): The Sweetness of Human Evolution

Life is Short, but Snakes are Long: The snakes that eat caviar

Life's Little Mysteries: The 'Infinity Room': One of Many Ways to Imagine Infinity

Life Traces of the Georgia Coast: Georgia Life Traces as Art and Science

Listen to Us!: Moby the Manta Ray

Literally Psyched: Our Storytelling Minds: Do We Ever Really Know What’s Going on Inside?

Lithics: Fault Dynamics 101

Living Alongside Wildlife: Try Not to Step on Any Pythons

Machines Like Us: Only Child

Magma Cum Laude: This is what a geologist looks like

Making Science Public: GM food, war metaphors and the perils of political entrenchment

Making Science Public: Making science policy public: Exploring the pitfalls of public protest

Making Science Public: Carbon and energy/publics and politics

Making Science Public: Making neuroscience public: Neurohype, neuroscepticism and neuroblogging

Making Science Public: Making science (in) public: What we can learn from museums

Making Science Public: Hype, honesty and trust

Making Science Public: Languages of uncertainty

Making Science Public: Waiting for gate-gate

Making Science Public: Not God but Goldilocks? Musings about particle communication

Making Science Public: On seeing, science, and society

Making Science Public: ‘See through science’

Marvell-ous: LIFE=A Closed Loop System!

Marvell-ous: Love at first sight or Resonance

Matt Slithering through history: Snakes have been primates’ predators, prey and competition

Mental Floss: On Sticking Your Arm Into an Underwater Cavern and Hoping a Catfish Bites You

Mental Floss: Why Does Getting Hit in the Testicles Hurt So Much?

Metageologist:`The Geology of Mount Everest

Metageologist: Oceanic crust – that sinking feeling

Metageologist: Oceanic crust – down to the core

Micro To Tele: Can a sexually transmitted infection literally break your heart?

Micro To Tele: HistoQuarterly: PANCREAS

Micro To Tele: HistoQuarterly: LIVER

Micro To Tele: HistoQuarterly: LYMPH NODE

Micro To Tele: HistoQuarterly: VAS DEFERENS

Mississippi Fruit and Nut Blog: On Why Consumers Must Think for Themselves

Molecular matters: Homeopathy & the Galileo Defence

Molecular matters: Whiny Homeopaths

Moments of Genius: Killing Creativity: Why Kids Draw Pictures of Monsters & Adults Don't

Momma Data: Moms Not Meeting Their Own Breast-Feeding Goals: I'm Not Upset

Momma Data: Placenta Stew with a Side of Pseudo-Science

Momma Data: Playdate with Puberty:The Evidence Behind Early Puberty

My Growing Passion: When Plants Parasitise Fungi: myco-heterotrophy

NASA's Martian Diaries Blog: Anatomy of a Decision

Neuroanthropology: Roid Age: steroids in sport and the paradox of pharmacological puritanism

Neuron Culture: “It’s Just a F**king Little 16th Note. But You Have to Play It.”

Neuron Culture: Enough With the ‘Slut Gene’ Already: Behaviors Ain’t Traits

Neuron Culture: Naomi Wolf’s “Vagina” and the Perils of Neuro Self-Help, or How Dupe-amine Drove Me Into a Dark Dungeon

Neurophilosophy: Sleights of hand, sleights of mind

Neurotic Physiology: Do you love Science? Well, that depends, do you like sleep?

Neurotic Physiology: Friday Weird Science: Does your menstrual blood attract BEARS?!

Neurotic Physiology: Friday Weird Science: Laptops and WIFI are coming for your SPERM. Again.

Neurotic Physiology: Overeating and Obesity: Should we really call it food addiction?

Neurotic Physiology: Friday Weird Science: The Social Psychology of Flatulence

Next Scientist: How Writing A Science Blog Saved My PhD

Notes from Two Scientific Psychologists: How Universal Is The Mind?

Notes from Two Scientific Psychologists: The Affordances of Everyday Things

Notes of Ranvier: The Unsung Scientist, Louis-Antoine Ranvier

Not Exactly Rocket Science: A world within a tumour – new study shows just how complex cancer can be

Not Exactly Rocket Science: Everything you never wanted to know about the mites that eat, crawl, and have sex on your face

Not Exactly Rocket Science: A duplicated gene shaped human brain evolution… and why the genome project missed it

Nottingham Science Blog: Interview : Eben Upton at Raspberry Pi

Nottingham Science Blog: The Birdies and Peanuts Experiment

Nottingham Science Blog: Public Lecture - Chris Lintott - Astronomer

Nottingham Science Blog: Interview : Prof Alfonso Aragón-Salamanca

Observations (Ferris Jabr): Animals Exposed to Virtual Reality Hold an Emergency Meeting

Occam's Corner: What does the Higgs boson look like?

Oh, For the Love of Science!: Nothing Says Baby-Makin’ Like Desiccated Bacon

OnEarth: Turtles All the Way Up

OnEarth: In Fear of Firebugs

OnEarth: Bombing the Blaze: Fire Stopper or Air Show?

OnEarth: That LOLCat You Just ‘Liked’ on Facebook? It’s Probably Scared to Death

OnEarth: Frozen Planet, Part 1: Love Hurts

OnEarth: Is Spring Springing Early? Watching the World Go Round with Henry Thoreau

OnEarth: Death on the Firelines

OnEarth: Age Before Beauty

OnEarth: How the West Was Lost

OnEarth: A Survivor's Story: Did Modern Life Give Me Breast Cancer?

OnEarth: Climate Change Fuels the Perfect Firestorm

OnEarth: That Sinking Feeling: North Carolina Buries Its Head in the (Disappearing) Sand

OnEarth: Save the Whales -- By Hunting Them?

OnEarth: Moon Bears in Distress, All for the Love of Bile

OnEarth: Climate Change Health Costs Add Up to One Big Bill

OnEarth: From Crocs to Cowboys, Saving Florida’s Wild Life

OnEarth: n a Major Policy Reversal, the Forest Service Is Fighting Every Fire This Year -- But at What Cost?

Open Chemical Information and Research: Kinase compounds polypharmacology can it be studied using Mol Wt & Lipophilicity

Opinionator: Friends You Can Count On

Opinionator: Singular Sensations

The Organometallic Reader: Ligand Field Theory & Frontier Molecular Orbital Theory

Oscillatory Thoughts: Automated Science, Deep Data, and the Paradox of Information

The Panic Virus: The state of science writing, circa 2012: The summer of our discontent, made glorious by the possibilities of our time

Patient POV: Are Dense-Breast, Right-to-Know Laws Helpful?

Patient POV: MR Imaging, Electronic Test Ordering Creates Waste

PhysicsBuzz: First the Higgs, Next Supersymmetry?

PhysicsBuzz: Does 5-sigma = discovery?

PhysicsBuzz: Can Math Explain Ideological Conflict?

The Plantwise Blog: Creating super banana plants in the fight against nematode worms

The Plantwise Blog: From discovery to eradication: the coconut rhinoceros beetle on Guam

The Plantwise Blog: Quorum-sensing disruption, a new tool for disease management?

The Plantwise Blog: India’s Food Security Challenges

The Plantwise Blog: Stopping Striga before it’s started

Plugged In (Scott Huler): NC Considers Making Sea Level Rise Illegal

Plugged In (Scott Huler): Protest Infrastructure: How Much Trouble Are Protesters, Really?

Popperfont: On Radiohead, genetics, and bringing up children.

Powered by Osteons: From Birth to Burial: the Curious Case of Easter Eggs

Powered by Osteons: Childbirth and C-Sections in Bioarchaeology

Powered by Osteons: Line on the left, one cross each: Bioarchaeology of Crucifixion

Powered by Osteons: A Brief History of Bioarchaeology - Part I: America

Powered by Osteons: Lead Poisoning in Rome - The Skeletal Evidence

The Primate Diaries: The Good Fight

The Primate Diaries: The Joker’s Wild: On the Ecology of Gun Violence in America

The Primate Diaries: The Case of the Missing Polygamists

Projectsatlarge: Transit of Venus. Mt. Wilson Observatory. La Canada. June 2012.

Projectsatlarge: Solar eclipse. May 2012.

Projectsatlarge: A JPL adventure. Behind the scenes.September 2012.

Promega Connections: Under the Weather? Twitter Knew Over a Week Ago

Promega Connections: Purpose of the Potent Pepper

Promega Connections: Why Stress is Bad for Your Cells

Promega Connections: Turqi Tells a Tale: Pharmaceutical Contamination in Water is a Depressing Situation

Promega Connections: Forgot Something? Maybe Your Diet, not Your Age, is to Blame

Providentia: That X-ray Vision

Providentia: Why Are People So Skeptical About Psychology?

Providentia: George Armitage Miller and the Magic Number

Providentia: The Problem with Oliver Heaviside

Psycho Babble: American Culture Makes Us Egocentric—Maybe

Psycho Babble: Nounsy Nouns and Verbsy Verbs and Little Wugs Eat Ivy

Psycho Babble: On Drunk Speech

Psych Your Mind: How the Rich are Different from the Poor I: Choice

PsySociety: Why Jersey Shore Won’t Make You Dumber: The Importance Of Responsible Science Journalism

PsySociety: If I Were A Well-Off White Man… I Might Not Understand Other People Very Well.

PsySociety: Algebra Is Necessary, But What About How It’s Taught?

PsySociety: Zombies and Volleyball: The Benefits of the Bystander Effect

Puff the Mutant Dragon: Do vaccines contain toxic chemicals?

Puff the Mutant Dragon: Confessions of a Creationist: the making of a serial killer

Puff the Mutant Dragon: Does beer make you blush? or, why “race” is a myth

Puff the Mutant Dragon: Death of a scientist

Puff the Mutant Dragon: Science on crack, 2: Walter White & cooking crystal meth

Quantum Diaries: Error Control in Science

QUEST Community Science Blog: Fantastic Voyage: The Salmon's Uphill Struggle for Survival

QUEST Community Science Blog: Doubt and Denialism: Vaccine Myths Persist in the Face of Science

QUEST Community Science Blog: In Defense of Science: An Interview with NCSE’s Eugenie Scott

Questioning Answers: When poo tells a story (and I'm not talking about Winnie)

Reciprocal Space: What’s your favourite colour?

Reciprocal Space: Sick of Impact Factors

Reconciliation Ecology: Societal Germophobia: the trouble with a culture suffering from OCD

Reconciliation Ecology: Chimpanzee: a nature film where story matters. For our cousins. For ourselves.

Reconciliation Ecology: Of wanton plants and prudish immune systems: late-night thoughts for National Pollinator Week

Reconciliation Ecology: Denialism, skepticism, and the neglected moral crisis of anthropogenic climate change

RedOrbit blogs: Do Plants Feel Pain?

Reportergene: Where are your cells from?

Reportergene: Packaging madness

Reporting on Health: What If Mental Illness is a Universal Experience? A Path Away from Stigma to Timely Treatment and Prevention

Research Through the Eyes of a Biochemist: Young scientists: Responsible researchers or political strategists?

RicochetScience: Engineering a Better Mosquito

Rule of 6ix: The ethics of vaccination

Running Ponies: Get on your bike, Phallostethus cuulong

Running Ponies: If only you could see yourself, Atretochoana eiselti

Safari Ecology: Why is the African Savanna so full of thorns?

Safari Ecology: Exercise like a lion!

Salamander Hours: Self-Diagnosis Affected by Online Symptom List Structure

The Scicurious Brain: Cocaine and the sexual habits of quail, or, why does NIH fund what it does?

The Scicurious Brain: It hurts so good: the runner’s high

The Scicurious Brain: You want that? Well I want it, too! The neuroscience of mimetic desire

The Scicurious Brain: Exercise doesn’t help depression? Let’s take a real look at that study.

The Scicurious Brain: STOP THE PRESSES! We cured heroin addiction.

Science, Art and Storytelling (Anthea Lacchia): The Magic of… Pavements!

Science Beach: Let the musical (r)evolution begin

Science Calling: Seeing through sound

Science Calling: The next chapter of apoptosis research

Science Calling: Living to the extreme

Science Calling: What is native?

Science. How hard can it be?: A tale of generations

Science. How hard can it be?: When we become nature’s mice.

Science. How hard can it be?: Remember when science was fun?

Science. How hard can it be?: Biology: Where the Red Queen rules

Science Is Everyone's Story: The Health Cost of Black Women’s Hair Products

Science Is Everyone's Story: Energy Journalism: Cleaning up the Numbers

Science left untitled: Cholera riots…!

Science, Philosophy and Society: Planes, Trains and Past Participles

Science, Philosophy and Society: On Altruism

Science Sushi: Evolution: The Rise of Complexity

Science Sushi: Time – and brain chemistry – heal all wounds

Science Sushi: The Joke Isn’t Funny – It’s Harmful

Science Sushi: Mythbusting 101: bulking up with bull shark testosterone

Science Sushi: Are lower pesticide residues a good reason to buy organic? Probably not.

Science Sushi: Is Climate Change To Blame For This Year’s West Nile Outbreak?

Science Sushi: Evolution: Out Of The Sea

Scientific American Guest Blog (Caren Cooper ): Retro Science, Part 1

Scientific American Guest Blog (Caren Cooper ): Victorian-Era Citizen Science: Reports of Its Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

Scientific American Guest Blog (David Manly): What’s in a Name?

Scientific American Guest Blog (Amy Shira Teitel): John Glenn: The Man Behind the Hero

Scientific American Guest Blog (Cheryl Murphy): To Spot a Liar: An Offices of SciAm Mystery

Scientific American Guest Blog (Kara Rogers): Epigenetics: A Turning Point in Our Understanding of Heredity

Scientific American Guest Blog (Ricki Lewis): A Tale of 2 G-Spots

Scientific American Guest Blog (Paige Brown): The “Sustainability” Paradox–Interview with Paul Ehrlich

Scientific American Guest Blog (Pete Etchells): The PhD’s Guide to Academic Conferences

Scientific American Guest Blog (Amy Shira Teitel): Venus’ Transits through History

Scientific American Guest Blog (See Arr Oh): Cochineal Dye Bugs Starbucks Customers

Scientific American Guest Blog (Alexis Rudd): Singing Snails and Killer Whales: Parallels in Conservation

Scientific American Guest Blog (Deborah Blum): About Pepper Spray

Scientific American Guest Blog (Meera Lee Sethi): Internet Porn Fills Gap in Spider Taxonomy

Scientific American Guest Blog (Cheryl Murphy): Learning the Look of Love: That Sly “Come Hither” Stare

Scientific American Guest Blog (Cheryl Murphy): Music can change (the way we see) the world

Scientific American Guest Blog (The Dog Zombie): The Hearty Ingredients of Canis Soup

Scientific American Guest Blog (Paige Brown): Catalytic Clothing–-Purifying Air Goes Trendy

Scientific American Guest Blog (Melanie Tannenbaum): Trayvon Martin’s Psychological Killer: Why We See Guns That Aren’t There

Scientific American Guest Blog (Melanie Tannenbaum): If It Looks Like a Compliment, and Sounds Like a Compliment…Is It Really a Compliment?

Scientific American Guest Blog (Sam McNerney): A Brief Guide to Embodied Cognition: Why You Are Not Your Brain

Scientific American Guest Blog (Danica Radovanovic): Digital Divide and Social Media: Connectivity Doesn’t End the Digital Divide, Skills Do

Scientific American Guest Blog (Danica Radovanovic): Phatic Posts: Even the Small Talk Can Be Big

Scientific American Guest Blog (Harold Johnson): Too Good to Be True: Sea Mammals, Plastic Pollution and a Modern Chimera

Scientific American Guest Blog (Kyle Hill): Bill Nye Is Not a Businessman

Scientific American Guest Blog (Kyle Hill ): This Is Your Brain on the Internet (Maybe)

Scientific American Guest Blog (Bob Grumman): M@h*(pOet)?ica

Scientific American Guest Blog (Bob Grumman): M@h*(pOet)?ica: Summerthings

Scientific American Guest Blog (Bob Grumman): M@h*(pOet)?ica – Louis Zukofsky’s Integral

Scientific American Guest Blog (Laura Newman): Global Drug Companies Go for Gold with Aggressive Insulin Analogue Marketing

The Scorpion and the Frog: Magnetoreception is Not a Party For a Supervillain

The Scorpion and the Frog: A Sixth Sense

The Scorpion and the Frog: Baby, You Light Up My World Like Nobody Else

The Scorpion and the Frog: Uncontrollable Love

The Scorpion and the Frog: Snakes Deceive to Get a Little Snuggle

The Scorpion and the Frog: What Do Animals Think of Their Dead?

The Scorpion and the Frog: Sex, Lies and Spider Silk

The Scorpion and the Frog: The "Love Hormone" Pageant and The "Love Hormone" of 2012 fused into one.

The Scorpion and the Frog: Can a Horde of Idiots be a Genius? and Why This Horde of Idiots is No Genius fused into one.

SCWIST Blog: Brains, Behaviour, Girls, and Geeks

SeaMonster: Twilight of the giants in taxonomy

SeaMonster: Biodiversity and the battle for Planet Earth: The graphic novel

The Sieve: Catching Puppies

The Sieve: Mr. Meteor-right

The Sieve: The Story Told By Fingers That Don’t Wrinkle

The Sieve: Atomic super robot in space!

Sifting The Evidence: Kitty and Phineas: Always print the legend?

Sifting the Evidence: Bath salts – does what it says on the tin?

Sifting the Evidence: Dawn of the Replications

Site of Science, Short Stories and (S)photography: Silver Nanoflower

Skulls in the Stars: François Arago: the most interesting physicist in the world!

Skulls in the Stars: The secret molecular life of soap bubbles (1913)

Skulls in the Stars: “Hairy balls” in optics?

Soapbox Science (Marialuisa Aliotta): Beginnings – Top 10 Tips to Succeed in Your PhD

Social Dimension: New Ways to Measure Science

Social Dimension: The Fractal Dimension of ZIP Codes

Social Dimension: How to Evolve a Constant of the Universe

Social Dimension: The Inbreeding Coefficient of Superheroes

Southern Fried Science: If fish evolved on land, where did they all go? Evolution and Biodiversity in the Ocean

Southern Fried Science: The horrifying physiological and psychological consequences of being Aquaman

Southern Fried Science: The importance of being Aquaman, or how to save the Atlantean from his briny fate

Southern Fried Science: An open letter to my newborn niece

Southern Limits: Seven Myths Deniers Use To 'Debunk' Peak Oil, Debunked

Space Age Archaeology: Valley of the Cable Ties: the material culture of the contemporary past

Speakeasy Science: Cough Syrup, Dead Children, and the Case for Regulation

Speakeasy Science: The Science of Mysteries: Instructions for A Deadly Dinner

Speaking of Research: A New Low at NIO: extremists threaten students

Squid A Day: Neurotoxins In Stranded Squid (With Bonus Rant About Academic Publishing)

Squid A Day: Why Aren't Humboldt Squid Giant?

Squid A Day: Do Cuttlefish Dream Of Aquatic Sheep?

Squid A Day: That Squid On Your Plate Could Inseminate Your Mouth

Squid A Day: Dumpling Squid Prove Sex Ain't Free

Starts with a Bang: So, you've learned that the Sun is going to explode...

The Starving Neuron: Fooled by the senses.

The Starving Neuron: 24 hours in the lab

The Starving Neuron: Bad behaviour

The Starving Neuron: Fooled by the senses.

The Story Collider: Science For Princesses

The Story Collider: Innocence (comic strip)

The Story Collider: A Lesson in Rocketry

The Story Collider: Motion-Induced Blindness

Student Voices (Kyle Hill): Skepticism And The Second Enlightenment

Student Voices (Kyle Hill): How We Represent Risk Isn't Helping Medical Screening (And How To Change It)

Student Voices (Paige Brown): The Great “Detox” Deception

Superbug: Fecal Transplants: They Work, the Regulations Don’t

Superbug: News: FDA Won’t Act Against Ag Antibiotic Use and FDA Documents Show Agency Once Strongly Opposed Farm Antibiotic Overuse and More News: FDA Curbs One Class of Farm Drugs, perhaps fused into one.

Superbug: India Reports Completely Drug-Resistant TB and Totally Resistant TB: Earliest Cases in Italy and Totally Drug-Resistant TB: A Patient Is Missing and Highest Rates Ever Recorded of Multi-Drug-Resistant TB, perhaps fused into one.

Superbug: Also Receiving Antibiotics on Factory Farms: Shrimp

Superbug: What Industrial Farming Has to Do With Devastated Seas

Superbug: 9-Year-Old Who Changed School Lunches Silenced By Politicians

Superbug: Is Childhood Pertussis Vaccine Less Effective Than We Thought?

Superbug: The ‘NIH Superbug’: This Is Happening Every Day

Take it to the Bridge: A Neuroscience Field Guide: Vagusstoff

Take it to the Bridge: A Neuroscience Field Guide: Nerve Growth Factor

Tangled Up in Blue Guy: Just a Reminder

Terra Sigillata: On the loss of a mentor: Al Malkinson, lung cancer researcher, scholar, gentleman

This View of Life: There is Grandeur (Really)

Three-Toed Sloth: In Soviet Union, Optimization Problem Solves You

Tim Poisot's blog: What should the next generation of ecological journals look like?

Token Skeptic: Eye-Witness To A Crime And Not Raisins – Reflections On The Bystander Effect In Helping Behaviour

Token Skeptic: The Special-Ness Of Species

Token Skeptic: Live-Blogging #ASC2012 – Monday Morning At The Australian Science Communicators National Conference

Trauma Recovery: Parents tell about their children’s recovery from trauma

The Trenches of Discovery: The War of the Immune Worlds

Uncertain Principles: How to Teach Relativity to Your Four-Year Old

Uncertain Principles: How to Read a Scientific Paper

Uncertain Principles: The Physics of Sprints and Kickoff Safety and More Physics of Sprinting fused into one.

Uncertain Principles: Entanglement Is Not That Magic

Universe: Footprints on the Moon

Universe: I Want To Live In A Bathysphere

Universe Today: A New Look at Apollo Samples Supports Ancient Impact Theory

Universe Today: Is Earth Alive? Scientists Seek Sulfur For An Answer What I learned from Mars Curiosity in Times Square

Vintage Space: Apollo’s Youthful Glow

Vintage Space: Kennedy’s Public and Private Thoughts on Apollo

Vintage Space: The Cost of Curiosity

The Virtuosi: A Very Small Slice of Pi

Watershed Moments: Tree die-off in western North America

Watershed Moments: C is for Communication

Watershed Moments: Food, water & energy

Watershed Moments: Women in Science - Must we all be pioneers?

We Beasties: Allergies 101

We Beasties: Allergies 101 - Part deux

We Beasties: Allergies 101: Part the Third

White Coat Underground: Are antipsychotic drugs becoming less effective?

White Coat Underground: Working title

White Coat Underground: Civil disobedience

White Coat Underground: Death smells like vanilla

White Coat Underground: Postscript

The White Noise: Why K2 is Pimps’ Choice for Controlling Young Sex Workers

The White Noise: Science, meet life: Why I write on addiction in the Bronx

The White Noise: Navigating Heroin Abuse on the Streets

Wired Science: (Daniela Hernandez): Scientific Doomsday: Ways the World Could Actually End

Wonderland: The World’s First Bionic Elephants

Wonderland: Plants with Personality

Words in mOcean: I’m a marine biologist, but sometimes I wish that what I did sounded a bit less interesting…

Words in mOcean: Phytoplankton to the rescue: the promise offered by algal biofuels

Words, words, words: Autism, immunity, inflammation, and the New York Times

World Science Festival Blog (Kristopher Hite): One Gene to Rule Them All? The Trouble with Explaining Altruism

World Science Festival Blog (Kristopher Hite): E.O. Wilson’s Controversial Rethink of Altruism

Xylem: To save a spiky endangered shrub….

Yet Another Mathblog: Searching with lies, 1

Your Graphic Health: OMG Everyone Has Genital HPV

Your Graphic Health: Naegleria fowleri wants to pick your brain (and eat it too)!

Your Graphic Health: Chemicals for Breakfast

Your Graphic Health: Erythropoiesis (or why you're never doing "nothing")

Zoonotica: How do we know what causes an infectious disease? Part 1 and How do we know what causes an infectious disease? Part 2