Science Nation - Trading Textbooks for Twitter

submitted by: nsf
These college students are supposed to use their phones in class! "So (class), let's turn to Twitter." Think of it as Twitter 101, a class in, of all things, social media. Not just tweeting, but Facebook, blogging, wikis and the like. Gerald Kane, assistant professor of information systems at the Carroll School of Management, created and teaches the course at Boston College. For this and more Science Nation, please go to:http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/science_nation/index.jsp

Open Notebook Science talk at 2008 NC Science Blogging Conference

submitted by: jcbradley

An overview of the role of blogging in the dissemination of primary research data in the UsefulChem project. Speaker: Jean-Claude Bradley.

Microblogology

submitted by: MicrobeWorld
Six Science bloggers talk about why they blog, the role of blogging in science, feedback they've received, and the greatest microbiological discovery in the past decade. Bloggers featured include: John Logsdon Sex, Genes & Evolution http://www.johnlogsdon.blogspot.com Jonathan Badger T. Taxus http://ttaxus.blogspot.com Yersinia http://www.myspace.com/lenore138 Moselio Schaechter Small Things Considered http://schechter.asmblog.org Tara Smith Aetiology...