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Adobe ebook DRM secretly builds and transmits a dossier of your reading habits boingboing.net/2014/10/07/ado… pic.twitter.com/dwnJGCqe2g
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Congrats to @alexismadrigal on his move to Fusion. Help us understand the future! mobile.nytimes.com/2014/10/08/bus…
Judge rules requiring peaceful demonstrators to walk, rather than stand still, in #Ferguson violates the constitution wapo.st/1q5Yw0J
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Block travel out of Ebola outbreak countries? “You might as well be advocating genocide"— @picardonhealth theglobeandmail.com/globe-debate/y…
Yesterday @WHO put out details on how #Ebola is (& is not) transmitted, which body fluids etc. It's wrth re-tweeting: who.int/mediacentre/ne…
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@carlzimmer At least I've got an excuse for not winning a Nobel prize now!
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@carlzimmer Glad you agree, this was the reason we organized #FORsymp last week and are continuing to work on young researchers being heard
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One of many quirks of the Nobel Prize: evolution doesn’t qualify. news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/10/1…
A Spanish nurse is sick with Ebola, in the first known case of transmission of the virus outside of Africa. nytimes.com/2014/10/07/wor…
One scientist trains dozens grad students & post-docs to take his/her place. This system is not sustainable. bostonglobe.com/metro/2014/10/…
Physics Nobel goes to American, 2 Japanese for blue-light diodes - which you may be using NOW:nbcnews.com/science/scienc… pic.twitter.com/xU3LZZiZDk
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Best American Science & Nature Writing 2014 is now out, edited by @deborahblum (Thanks for including a piece by me!) amazon.com/Best-American-…
Philly, New York, DC, San Francisco, Birmingham, Texas, I’ve updated my upcoming talks page: carlzimmer.com/talks.html
>@Longreads is going to start publishing original pieces, too. fastcompany.com/3036702/longre…
If you “interrogate” anything but a person, I think you must be an academic. Or a transponder.
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Are we in the podcast gold rush era? fastcompany.com/3035954/most-c…
On Youtube, @Laelaps is now delivering regular doses of dinosaur goodness. youtube.com/user/dinologue
Standard public health controls may no longer be able to stop Ebola but vaccines aren’t ready, writes @HelenBranswell globalnews.ca/news/1599903/v…
The SCOTUS decision legalizes gay marriage in 11 additional states, which will make it legal in 30 states. usatoday.com/story/news/nat…
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Naomi Wolf's most bizarre recent theory is that US wants 2 infect own ppl with Ebola to justify military clampdown vox.com/2014/10/5/6909…
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Essential #longread: How a doctor, a trader, & billionaire Steven Cohen got entangled in a vast financial scandal. newyorker.com/magazine/2014/…
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So is anyone grousing yet about who *didn’t* get a piece of today's "brain-GPS" Nobel? phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2011/10/06/the…
Today’s Nobel for awesome timing goes to @NatureNews, who ran a feature on May-Britt & Edvard Moser THIS WEEK: nature.com/news/neuroscie…
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One of the new Nobel laureates is on twitter: @MayBrittMoser How many Nobel laureates on twitter does that make it now? (H/T @NatureNews)
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Scientists who study the brain's navigation system get this year's Nobel Prize in Medicine/Physiology mobile.nytimes.com/2014/10/07/sci…
Why is the best writing advice so often, “Just write what you just said to me”?
@carlzimmer @OpposingThumb @sapinker Definitely working on the sustainability aspect. Also need to scale up ability to ID & track rumors.
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Will China go for cryonics? Interesting look at culture and economics in @SCMP_News scmp.com/news/china/art… via @tylercowen
Bookmarked! @CraigSilverman & friends launch a site to separate news from rumor on the Internet: emergent.info via @sapinker
Some pleasantly terse advice for journalists about establishing a digital presence. elizabethspiers.com/minimum-viable…
Evolutionary biologist Joe Felsenstein explains why intelligent design is still wrong. pandasthumb.org/archives/2014/…
Poorly done paper claiming MMR vaccine gave black boys autism has been fully retracted bit.ly/1EdhWeE #CDCwhistleblower
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Dallas hospital blames Ebola mix-up on electronic Rx records, then switches story. nytimes.com/2014/10/04/us/…
Medicine without evolution is like engineering without physics. #EvMed evmedmeeting.org
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ICYMI: Ancient magma plumbing found buried below moon's largest dark spot scim.ag/Z1nx78 pic.twitter.com/9Iw2cMMFfh
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A project in the works for a while...the Complete Guide to Science Blogging! facebook.com/SciBloggingGui… editors me, @NerdyChristie @jgold85
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Washington Post launches environment blog to be written by @chriscmooney washingtonpost.com/pr/wp/2014/10/…
Two interesting new creations: The first issue of @CalSunday californiasunday.com & first two episodes of @serial serialpodcast.org
A Q&A with an African doctor who got Ebola and survived, by @sciencecohen bit.ly/1nTHiJM
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.@carlzimmer that lesson applies just as well to theoretical physics: never throw out a calculation. See some here. pic.twitter.com/GDzgKLfpoE
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Scientists just discovered 15,000 mountains on the seafloor. That’s crazy vox.com/2014/10/3/6901… pic.twitter.com/5Dt63hzQGL
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The NBC cameraman with Ebola has quite a backstory: bit.ly/1uk942v
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In 2011 I wrote a 5000-word paper based on an artifact. Had the cover letter written for submission. Scuttled the whole damn thing. Science!
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This week's Friday's Elk is out - eepurl.com/4TGez
Honored to announce that I've won the @AIP_Publishing science writing book award for Five Billion Years of Solitude! aip.org/news/2014/exop…
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Today’s grateful journalism lesson: Never throw out a notebook. Never erase an interview recording.
The Ebola epidemic can be stopped. Here's how. Important read from @Atul_Gawande. goo.gl/el8BSN
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