No quote worth noting this week, just a topical review on imaging of cell migration, for those non-cell biologists that stumble by my blog, who might want a primer on what the hell it is I’m talking about half the time.
And now for the recommended reading:
- 8/6 – On the Lesser-spotted ID paper, John comments on more of Paul Nelson’s thus-far empty promises of a bona fide bit of scientific evidence for ID, on Stranger Fruit.
- 8/7 – Extinction: Bye Bye, Birdie… … and thousands of other creatures. Prominent biologists say we’re on par with the five previous mass extinctions in the history of life on earth. (On AlterNet: EnviroHealth)
- 8/7 – In The ubiquitous Francis Collins, PZ continues his recent criticisms of Collins on Pharyngula, and I’m starting to agree with him.
- 8/7 – The Changes in the Business of Science on A Blog Around the Clock.
- 8/7 – Tilting at Windmills assesses the avian impacts of windmills on The Birdchaser.
- 8/8 – Rapped on the Head by Creationists, a discourse whose conclusion is that “The true tragedy of “creation science” is that it is an invitation to stop thinking,” on Cosmic Variance.
- 8/8 – Science is a Scary Place to Work takes a look at career prospects for PhDs in America on Uncertain Principles.
- 8/8 – Something for you RNA World Enthusiasts looks at an interesting paper on prokaryotic RNA Polymerase enzymatic activity on The Daily Transcript.
- 8/8 – Identifying Protein-Protein Interfaces looks at a new bioinformatic approach to describing protein structures on Public Rambling.
- 8/8 – Tags record the Epic Bird Migrations of Sooty Shearwaters, on the BBC News.
- 8/11 – Put the blame where it belongs: God and the Republican Party, argues PZ on Pharyngula – I don’t know how you blame God (if you believe in God), but the blame definitely does lie with the Republican Party and evangelical wackos.
- 8/12 – New Evidence for the Endosymbiotic Origin of the Centrosome on The Daily Transcript.