To start, I got a new science shirt! It’s from Artologica, who does lovely science-themed art, and now you can WEAR IT.
Don’t worry, I’ve also got coffee. Coffee: The official sponsor of SCIENCE.
Publishers are worried about Sci-Hub…and everyone is already using it.ow.ly/4njNWl
Links from last week! Peacock twerking. Microbes. Caffeine in semen.ow.ly/4njOrP
I stuck my head in a bucket of ice water for science. ow.ly/4njOzu I need your help to make science videos!
Only a successful person can afford to be honest enough to have a CV of failure.ow.ly/4njPhh
This week’s word: Vector. When you have a cold, please don’t sneeze on me. 🙂ow.ly/4njQaF
Slate attacks Science’s defense of the paywall system. ow.ly/4njQEP
Yeah a weasel shut down the LHC on Friday. Ok, it’s an EX-weasel, which is why you don’t chew on power lines, kids!ow.ly/4njR5v
Civet poop coffee, is expensive…but it’s not humanely made. ow.ly/4njU3x
Scientists hit pay dirt in drilling of dinosaur-killing impact craterow.ly/4nmXz1
Measuring how women fare in science by how many papers they write.ow.ly/4nmXSh
The first American climate refugees. ow.ly/4nmYQN
Where did sudafed come from? Plants!ow.ly/4nn099
“We would have paid her the same if she weighed 500 pounds” Even for writers, weight matters. ow.ly/4nnssj
The locks on gun science. Records for guns used in crimes still have to be stored in hardcopy. ow.ly/4no6lG
From me: What’s this crowdfunding campaign I’m talking about? Check it out! Spread the word! ow.ly/4npLuJ
When it comes to Theranos, the tech media did not ask tough questions. Basically, no one did. ow.ly/4npN2r
Training in sexual harassment may make it worse. What happens when orgs are primarily concerned with butt-covering.ow.ly/4npS9k
There are colors we’ve NEVER seen on a screen. Because the technology isn’t there yet. Fascinating! ow.ly/4nsaSJ
A good primer on Theranos and what’s going on. Includes things like what Theranos was supposed to DO.ow.ly/4nsc1t
“Bleached” flour may SOUND creepy. But it’s not, it’s an important chemical ingredient in the perfect cake.ow.ly/4nshcw
What’s trending on Facebook isn’t what’s…trending. When Facebook hired journalists. ow.ly/4nshYr
Superficial coverage of medical errors could leave erroneous impression with readers. ow.ly/4nuIeQ
Could be a breakdown product, and not ketamine itself, that is the antidepressant. ow.ly/4nsrep Bet R&D will be VERY interested.
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