Major props to Shema et al for considering the characteristics of research bloggers and their blogs. I confess to feeling sheepish that I have not registered Genomeboy with researchblogging.org, which allows bloggers to refer to
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I loves me some Soapbox. Thanks to the Nature blogs folks for letting me rant on a favorite theme: As a graduate student, I studied the genetics of Hirschsprung disease, a congenital disorder of the
Thanks again to the immortal Rebecca Skloot for the tweet chat! I thought I’d do it again by roping in another kick-ass nonfiction writer who’s looking at science and its place in the larger world.
This week the paperback edition of my book comes out. To coincide with that, I’m actually going to be present here and on Twitter in a more substantive way than usual (I know: color you
On Tuesday November 8 (don’t forget to vote!) at 3PM EST, I will be having a Twitter chat with the extraordinary Rebecca Skloot. In the event you’ve been on Alpha Centauri for the last two
FLAGSTAFF, ARIZONA – This morning at the National Association of Science Writers meeting, Esther Thorson gave a riveting plenary address on “The Digital News Consumer.” Early on she put up a slide showing how baby
My “colleague” (can I call him that?) Seth Mnookin offers a thoughtful paean to the one-year anniversary of this here blogging network. It truly is a pleasure to know that so many smart and talented
In the New York Times magazine, Maud Newton delivers a spot-on exegesis of the ambivalent, self-second-guessing rhetoric of the late David Foster Wallace and one of its unfortunate legacies: How we arrived at the notion
Recently I had the pleasure of speaking with the larger-than-life, younger-than-that-now, roving correspondent and protege of Mr. Bat Segundo: Angrist: I would say that my genome had relatively little to do with my psychic ups