links for 2010-11-29

Evolutionary Relationships Hold, Even in Our Guts – ScienceNOW Cool. (tags: microbiology microbes gut health evolution humans primates ecology microbial) New caution over concussions delays return to action – The Boston Globe (tags: concussions health children pediatric sports) Drug giants turn their backs on RNA interference : Nature News Hm. Saw a great talk last […]

links for 2010-11-27

Celestron SkyScout Review. The Handheld Personal Planetarium Review | Astronomy Log "SkyScoutThe Celestron SkyScout is a revolutionary handheld device that uses advanced GPS technology with point and click convenience to identify thousands of stars, planets, constellations and more." Wicked. I'd use it every night. (tags: star astronomy gadget cool useful)

links for 2010-11-22

Infinium: An entirely new style of beer from Sam Adams and Weihenstephan – Culture Desk – An Entertainment and cultural blog by The Boston Globe "The two brewers claim Infinium is the first new beer created under the German beer purity law, called the Reinheitsgebot, in more than 100 years. (Under the law, only four […]

links for 2010-11-21

danah boyd | apophenia » Risk Reduction Strategies on Facebook Makes me think of P2P social networking. Take back the cloud! (tags: takebackthecloud p2p SocialNetworking research social teens culture socialmedia privacy facebook trend) Does it make sense to use biodegradable, compostable plastics? « Best In Packaging "The Green Bin Program of Canada’s Niagara Region discovered […]

links for 2010-11-19

RecycleMatch | Make Waste a Resource Very clever. /via @adambluestein (tags: business environment green ideas innovation products waste sustainability socialmedia reuse resources recycling eco industrial match recycle) Profounder "ProFounder gives you the tools you need to raise money from your friends, family and community." Very interesting. /via @karllong (tags: kiva funding investment crowdsourcing crowdfunding finance […]

links for 2010-11-18

Study says middle sized labs do best : Nature News "The resulting plot (see chart) shows that both measures peaked at around US$750,000 in annual funding; at higher funding levels, the median publication number and average impact factor were both discernibly lower." (tags: science laboratory research nihilism data molecularist)

links for 2010-11-16

What's fueling the biotech engine 2009-2010 : Nature Biotechnology : Nature Publishing Group Graphs and analysis, oh my! State of the industry. (tags: biotech industry science products medicine biology) No rest for the bio-wikis : Nature News "Biologists' collaborative data repositories come of age." (tags: publishing science scientists communication wiki wikipedia research information molecularist)

links for 2010-11-15

Voltier Creative » Reddit’s Astonishing Altruism (tags: awesome community cool inspiration) 'Controlled Serendipity' Liberates the Web – NYTimes.com I don't know if I'd call it 'controlled'. It's really just regular serendipity. Just more actively looking for it. No? (tags: crowdsourcing serendipity web filter socialnetwork socialmedia social sharing learning)

links for 2010-11-07

Wearable Cameras Move Beyond Sports to the Mainstream – NYTimes.com One more step towards lifecaching. / via @jsteig (tags: lifelogging lifecaching lifeblog memory video)

links for 2010-11-04

Mashing modern days with the Victorian age excites fans of Steampunk – The Boston Globe (tags: steampunk mashup history technology science futurepast past)