- Not Exactly Rocket Science
I’ve got your missing links right here (29 October 2011)
A fantastic post on the dogged passion of scientists: Internet Porn Fills Gap in Spider Taxonomy, by Meera Lee Sethi
Threefold variation in UK bowel cancer death rates! Wait, that’s less than what you expect from chance, by Ben Goldacre
A lovely piece on the mind of the octopus and what it’s like to study them
Turn the lights off and your speakers up. Ready? Now watch this video of Earth from the International Space Station
This is wonderful. Two scientists – SciCurious and Kate Clancy – critique a paper on their blogs and the author responds on her own blog. Technical but civil comments ensue. Great.
Why biology is in dire need of some viral marketing (and why