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A list of posts/articles of interest published on the (old) ScienceBlogs website.

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Date Title Blog Author Subject RW ref Other ref
or comment
100227 Neurosurgical patients get closer to God Neurophilosophy Mo Spirituality and brain injury Spirituality Several links in body
100302 Spinning up the Earth Built on facts Matt Springer Chile earthquake; Maths; Earth rotation Woo? Daily News; Bloomberg
100305 Arctic seabed methane stores destabilizing, venting A few things illconsidered Coby Global warming; Methane; Arctic Global warming; Methane "Science" press release in body
100306 Billion year contract Gene Expression Razib Khan Scientology Scientology NY Times
100306 Question for the hivemind Adventures in ethics and science Janet D. Stemwedel Carbon Global warming
100306 I'm a starry-eyed techno-utopian, and proud of it Pharyngula PZ Myers Genetic engineering Genetic engineering Freeman Dyson
Rod Drehrer
100306 Nice sign Pharyngula PZ Myers Atheist bus Atheism The Age (Australia)
100305 Buchanan Blathers Ignorantly About Evolution Dispatches from the culture wars Ed Brayton Pat Buchanan Evolution WND
100216 More details emerge in Texas nurse whistleblower affair White coat underground PalMD Texas nurse case Andrew Schlafly several in article (including PDFs)
100307 Scientology: inside the cult Living the scientific life GrrlScientist Scientology Scientology Video embedded
100307 More on methane) Casuabon's book Sharon Astyk Methane Global warming Real climate
100307 AU on the freshwater case Dispatches from the culture wars Ed Brayton The teacher who burned crosses into pupil's arms Fundamentalism; Creationism; Education AUSCS
100307 Humanist arrested for anti-Islam book Dispatches from the culture wars Ed Brayton Atheism; Religion;
Islamic book burning
Atheism Center for Inquiry
100307 Catholic charities end spousal benefits Dispatches from the culture wars Ed Brayton No gays get benefits from us Sexuality; Religion Jim Burroway (blog)
100307 Scientologists prominently dissed PharynGula PZ Myers Scientology Scientology NY Times
100307 Jerry Coyne gets email) Pharyngula PZ Myers Homeschooling; Education; Religion Homeschooling; Education; Religion; Evolution; Creationism Yahoo news
Also here
100308 A nutritional approach to the treatment of HIV infection---same old woo? White Coat Underground PalMD HIV; Woo; Nutrition; Medicine Woo; AIDS; Medicine Several relevant in body.
100308 Dreher is really a piece of work Pharyngula PZ Myers Rod Dreher, the Templeton director of communications Templeton Foundation Jerry Coyne (blog)
100309 A hero in the Philippines Pharyngula PZ Myers Contraception; Catholicism; Philippines Birth control; Roman Catholic Church; Condom AP
100309 TN School Settles Church/State Suit Dispatches from the culture wars Ed Brayton Church/state; education; religion Separation of church and state Ed Brayton; PDF
100309 Alexander Rips Thiessen) Dispatches from the culture wars Ed Brayton Torture; interrogation Torture A former military interrogator unpacks the errors and fear-mongering in Marc Thiessen's Courting Disaster. By Matthew Alexander
100309 Homeopathy vs. science? Respectful insolence Orac Homeopathy Homeopathy Jake Archibald
(humorous)
100309 Grandiose Crankery: Cantor, Godel, Church, Turing, ... Morons! Good math, bad math Mark C. Chu-Carroll Mathematics, Cantor Gödel's incompleteness theorems; Infinity Addressing mathematical inconsistency: Cantor and Godel refuted. J.A. Perez
100309 "Our objective over the next 18 to 24 months is to deliver one inverse femtobarn of data to the experiments." Greg Laden's blog Greg Laden LHC LHC CERN
current situation at the LHC
100310 Thought For the Day Evolutionblog Jason Rosenhouse Creationism; evolution Creationism; evolution A little point to ponder from Jason Lisle, a YEC with AIG. From his book The Ultimate Proof of Creation
100310 Jenny McCarthy drives the stupidity to ever higher levels on--where else?--The Huffington Post Respectful insolence Orac Vaccination; autism Vaccine hysteria Huff Post;
Several others in body
100310 Dr. Kaiser responds
What else does Dr. Kaiser have to offer?
White Coat Underground PalMD HIV; Woo; Nutrition; Medicine Woo; AIDS; Medicine Response to 100308
100310 Body mass index (BMI) as a measure of obesity and health: a critical appraisal Obesity panacea Peter Janiszewski BMI; Body Mass Index Obesity What it says on the box
100310 Former Scientologists Allege Appalling Abuse Dispatches from the culture wars Ed Brayton Scientology Scientology Gene Expression; Living the scientific life;PharynGula; passim
100310 Orly Taitz Screws Up Registration Form Dispatches from the culture wars Ed Brayton Orly Taitz Secretary of state application Orly Taitz;Birthers Orly Taitz For Secretary Of State? Talk About A Snowball’s Chance In Hell! (blog)
100310 Every cell in a chicken has its own male or female identity Not exactly rocket science Ed Yong Gender of birds Sexuality (loosely) Nature (Interesting but not mission)
100310 Is there any such thing as Ex-Gay? Greg Laden's Blog Greg Laden American Family Association; Homosexuality; Poll Sexuality; American_Family_Association Poll link (OneNewsNow) in article
100311 A fine example of apologizing oneself right into a defense of the indefensible Pharyngula PZ Myers Child abuse; Religion (Catholic Church) Child abuse; Roman Catholic Church Guardian: Andrew Brown
100311 More WTF BS at the LHC? Greg Laden's blog Greg Laden LHC; Information LHC Discovery; LHC shutting again!
100311 Small Town America and institutionalize[sic] hatred Pharyngula PZ Myers Lesbianism; Tolerance Sexuality; Lesbianism; Tolerance Lesbian teen back at Miss. school after prom flap
100311 What's wrong with Basic? Greg Laden's blog Greg Laden Computer Programming; BASIC   Where Dijkstra went wrong: the value of BASIC as a first programming language The reinvigorated programmer (blog)
100311 Cities, Solipsism, Scientism, and Spirituality The questionable authority Mike Dunford Science v religion Science; Religion; NOMA Who's the Grownup in the Science vs Religion Debate? SANDWALK (Larry Moran) (blog)
100311 More on the material and metaphysical: or, trying to unconfuse Larry: The questionable authority Mike Dunford NOMA; Science v Supernatural/paranormal.religion NOMA; Science; Religion Kitzmiller v. Dover SANDWALK (Larry Moran) (blog)
100312 [http://scienceblogs.com/notrocketscience/2010/03/subliminal_flag_shifts_political_views_and_voting_choices.php Subliminal flag shifts political views and voting choices Not exactly rocket science] Ed Yong Mind Control; Subliminal RationalWiki:To do list It (apparently) works!
100312 The Oath Keepers' Paranoia Dispatches from the culture wars Ed Brayton US Right wing; Paranoia Political spectrum; Libertarianism?; : Mother Jones (blog)
100312 Sean Penn: Destroy the First Amendment Dispatches from the culture wars Ed Brayton Sean Penn; Hogo Chavez First Amendment;Hugo Chávez NewsBusters
100312 Texas BOE Removes Jefferson From History Standard Dispatches from the culture wars Ed Brayton Texas Board of Education. Education; Texas; History More silliness in Texas
100312 Uh-oh…we aren't being nice and respectful of the faithful Pharyngula PZ Myers Australian Atheist convention Atheism; Religion; Mainstream media; Radio Questions of faith (blog)
Questions of faith (blog)
Questions of faith (blog)
And more ...
100312 How Thalidomide causes birth defects Greg Laden's blog Greg Laden Thalidomide; Research Essay (WIP) Science Research article
100313 Worldnutdaily and the McCain Birthers Dispatches from the culture wars Ed Brayton Birthers, WND Birthers; WorldNetDaily WND ("News" organisation[sic])
100313 Greatest. Headline. Ever. Dispatches from the culture wars Ed Brayton Humour (Silly headline) Humeur Pure lulz (facebook link in body)
100313 Court rules against vaccine-autism claims Greg Laden's Blog Greg Laden Vaccine; thimerosal; autism Thiomersal; Vaccine hysteria; Autism omnibus trial Reuters News agency
100313 Science proves that God created everything out of nothing. Greg Laden's Blog Greg Laden Creationism; Education Creationism; Fundamentalism; Education Winning essay (pdf); site
100314 Itawamba High School "Private" Prom Planned Greg Laden's Blog Greg Laden Humanism; Lesbianism; school Humanism; Education HA! HEE!
100314 Scientology Beliefs On Soul Living the scientific life Grrlscientist Scientology Scientology Videos embedded
100314 A Politically Incorrect History of the Evolution Debate The primate diaries Eric Michael Johnson Evolution; Humour; Religion Evolution; Religion; Ray Comfort Video
100314 Back on the nets---but why bother White coat underground PalMD Medicine; Internet; Quack Miranda warning Medicine; Quack Miranda Warning; Alternative medicine Comment
100314 An Essay on Gay Rights in Africa by Desmond Tutu Greg Laden's blog Greg Laden Gay rights; Africa; Religion Gay rights; Africa; Religion; Homosexuality Desmond Tutu in Washington Post
100314 TONIGHT! "The miracle of engineering tucked away in his pants." Biophemera Jessica Palmer Human reproduction Sexual reproduction National Geographic
100315 Dismal news from Ireland Pharyngula PZ Myers Child abuse; Catholic; Ireland Child abuse; Roman Catholic Church; Republic of Ireland The head of the Catholic Church in Ireland. BBC
100315 Grand news from Ireland! Pharyngula PZ Myers Blasphemy Law; Ireland Blasphemy; Republic of Ireland ATHEIST IRELAND;
Guardian
100315 Sunday Sacrilege: Magic words Pharyngula PZ Myers Swearing; Blasphemy; Language Inflammatory language; Sexuality Diatribe about squeamish folk who don't like swearing (basically)
100315 God is too cute to be a literalist Gene expression Razib Khan Bible; Translation Bible; CP Bible project; A Storehouse of Knowledge Amazon
100315 The Reality of Waterboarding Dispatches from the Culture wars Ed Brayton Torture; Waterboarding Torture; Waterboarding Waterboarding for dummies (Salon.com)
100315 The Devil Went Down to Vatican City Dispatches from the Culture wars Ed Brayton Exorcism; Vatican; Reigion, Exorcism; Roman Catholic Church Chief exorcist Father Gabriele Amorth says Devil is in the Vatican (Times online)
100315 Ellis Washington Responds. Kind Of. Dispatches from the Culture wars Ed Brayton Evolution; Biblical literalism Biblical literalism; Evolution; Creationism; Big Bang Discussion of email EW → EB
100315 Me in the Huff Po on Texas Inanity Dispatches from the Culture wars Ed Brayton Texas Board of Education Education; Texas How The Texas Textbook Revision Came To Be (Huff Post)
100314 I get email Pharyngula PZ Myers Evolution; Creationism Evolution; Creationism Email received by PZ re: Life will find a way (PharylgulaFeb 2006)
100315 I get email Pharyngula PZ Myers Evolution; Creationism Evolution; Creationism Email responses to: I get email
100315 Hate Crimes are OK in OK Greg Laden's blog Greg Laden Hate Crime; Law Hate crime Oklahoma Daily "Oklahoma U's Independent voice"
100315 The Australian's War on Science 47: Bats aren't bugs Deltoid Tim Lambert Science reporting; Journalism;; newspapers Science; News; Journalism Science the victim of dishonest attacks (John Quiggin [blog])
100316 TEDTalks: Eric Mead: The Magic of the Placebo Living the scientific life GrrlScientist Placebo Placebo TED talks (You tube vid)
100316 Alternative science for alternative medicine Respectful insolence Orac Woo; CAM; SCience woo; Alternative medicine Science On Understanding the Very Different Science Premises Meaningful to CAM Versus Orthodox Medicine: Part I—The Fundamentals (The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine)
100316 McDonnell Reverses Himself on Discrimination Dispatches from the culture wars Ed Brayton Discrimination; Law; Virginia Discrimination; Law; Virginia McDonnell Reverses Himself on Discrimination (Executive order pdf); passim; passim
100316 Hitchens Revises the Ten Commandments Dispatches from the culture wars Ed Brayton Ten commandments; Christopher Hitchens Ten Commandments; Christopher Hitchens The New Commandments (Vanity fair)
100316 Andrew McCarthy, Meet Gen. Petraeus Dispatches from the culture wars Ed Brayton Torture Torture The Spurious Slurs of Andy McCarthy (True slant[blog])
100316 Appeals Court Upholds Taitz Fine Dispatches from the culture wars Ed Brayton Orly Taitz Birther; Orly Taitz Court to Orly Taitz: Pay Your $20,000 Sanction (Washington Independent)
100316 Dumbass Quote of the Day Dispatches from the culture wars Ed Brayton Texas; Education; Chuck Norris Education; Texas; Chuck Norris Don't mess with Texas … textbooks!WND(!)
100316 Bad, bad media Pharyngula PZ Myers Atheism; Journalism Atheism; Journalism; Australia Reporting of the atheist convention. Loads of links in body
100317 When Scientists Try Their Hands at Sex Toy Manufacturing... On becoming a domestic and laboratory goddess Isis the Scientist Sex toys Sex toys Humour
100317 Disco. fever in the brain Thoughts from Kansas Josh Rosenau ID Intelligent design Ayala and Falk Miss the Signs in the Genome
(Richard Sternberg Evolution News [Discovery Institute])
100317 People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Kills Animals Living the scientific life Grrlscientist PETA PETA You tube video
100317 How to make a snake Pharyngula PZ Myers Biology; Evolution; DNA; Hox gene Evolution; DNA; Biology Lizard & snake similarities
100317 "Censorship." You keep using that word. It[sic do not think it means what you think it means.] Respectful insolence Orac Autism Vaccine hysteria; Censorship; Balance fallacy Sebelius Asks Media to Censor Autism Debate (Age of autism)
100317 Palin Stumps for Bachmann Dispatches from the culture wars Ed Brayton Politics; Sarah Palin; Michele Bachmann Politics; Sarah Palin; Michele Bachmann Palin to host Minneapolis fundraiser for Bachmann (Star Tribune blog)
Sarah Palin, Michele Bachmann Photo Op Priced At $10,000 (Huff Post)
100317 Vox Day's Empty Arrogance Dispatches from the culture wars Ed Brayton WND; Atheism; Dawkins; Hitchens WorldNetDaily; Atheism; Richard Dawkins; Christopher Hitchens Against the New Atheism (Vox Day; WND)
100317) Kent Hovind is still in jail, and he's going to stay there for a long time Pharyngula PZ Myers Kent Hovind; Creationism Kent Hovind; Creationism Hilarious! PZ's been asked to contribute (and pray) for Hovind's appeal!
100317 Tiny Cyborgs Oscillator Christina Agapakis Nanotechnology; Robotics Nanotechnology; Robotics Several vids in body


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date
Latest
date
Title Blog Author Subject RW ref Other ref
or comment
100105 100115 Deconstructing Social Darwinism
Part 1
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4
The primate diaries Eric Michael Johnson Darwinism; Society Charles Darwin Knocking "Social Darwinism" in the head
100108 100308 The Greatest Story Ever Told
-- 01 -- Before the Big Bang;
-- 02 -- The Graceful Exit;
-- 03 -- The Big Bang!;
-- 04 -- The Expanding Universe;
-- 05 -- Matter vs. Antimatter;
-- 06 -- Goodbye antimatter, hello protons, neutrons, and electrons!
Starts with a bang Ethan Siegel Big Bang Big bang History of the universe
(ongoing)
100217 100304 Basic female reproduction
Part 1
Part 2, get out your iPads
Part 3, Oral Contraceptives
Part 4, The Reproduction Bit
Part 5. Aaaaaand, BABIES
Neurotopia Scicurious Female reproduction Sexual reproduction What it says on the box
100308 100308 Guest Post 1: Male Reproductive Anatomy
Part 1: Male Reproductive Anatomy
Part 2: Spermatogenesis
Neurotopia Ambivalent Academic Male reproduction Sexual reproduction What it says on the box
First 2 parts
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