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Some arguments for why Carl Woese (and probably Norm Pace) deserves a Nobel Prize

American Chemical Society not winning any blogging friends these days

Headline says it all "Opera singer grows algae on her face by feeding it w/ her breath & then the audience eats it"

Diabetes and the microbiome - some hype and some caution - in the same stories

Fecal transplants in the news

The biggest academic scam ever (caution - attempt at humor here)

Eisen Lab Paper.Li Magazine

Lake Arrowhead Microbial Genomes Meeting 2012 Speaker Gender Ratio #LAMG12

Storify for Lake Arrowhead Microbial Genomes #LAMG12 Meeting

Google Scholar has search by date option - a good thing

Fun science art example: Jennifer Welsh on Zachary Copfer glowing microbe drawings

Upcoming on phyloseminar "Inferring macroevolutionary processes based on phylogenetic trees"

The best writing in science papers part 1: Vladimir Nabokov in Notes on Neotropical Plebejinae (Lycaenidae, Lepidoptera)

Microbes and hyenas and smells

A must read for those interested in "Spin" of science by press releases & in papers

Quick post: nice #openaccess review: Insights from Genomics into Bacterial Pathogen Populations

Some quick comments on "Giant viruses coexisted w/ the cellular ancestors & represent a distinct supergroup"

NASA personnel ignore planetary protection guidelines and risk putting microbes on Mars

Q-Bio conference in Hawaii, bring your surfboard & your Y chromosome b/c they don't take a XX

Thanks Google Scholar Updates for new article to read .. wish you had an #openaccess only setting

I can't keep up so here are some unfiltered links on obesity and microbiomes