Tuesday, 14 August 2007

Tangled Bank #86

Welcome to Fish Feet, host of the 86th Tangled Bank blog carnival!

The Scientific Process
• Kevin of The Other 95% discusses metrics of scientific advancement and their impact on progress.

• Sunil at Balancing Life gives readers invaluable advice on writing grant proposals.

• Christian of Med Journal Watch writes about the artificial settings of diet trials and the value of their findings.

Evolution
• Shalini at Scientia Natura debates the impact of a recent palaeoanthropological discovery on the theory of evolution?

• CAD of VWXYNot? describes how the progression of tumorigenesis mirrors the process of evolution by natural selection.

• Eric of The Primate Diaries discusses offspring abandonment in the ancient and natural world.

Ecology
• Jeremy at The Voltage Gate contributes a riveting article on the ecology of fear in Yellowstone National Park.

• Scott of Dammit Jim! I’m a biologist not a… posts a cool youtube video and explores the curious mating rituals of jumping spiders.

• Mike at 10,000 Birds explores the diversity of Waxwings.

Agriculture and Environment
Matthew of Behavioral Ecology muses about how even parasite-resistant sheep avoid eating shit!

Jeremy of Agricultural Biodiversity Weblog discusses variation in the glycaemic index of various crops.

• Emmett from The Natural Patriot shares his perspective on the writing and philosophy of author and environmentalist, Richard Louv.

• Martin of Aardvarchaeology reviews Alan Weisman’s book, the The World Without Us

Human Biology, Diet and Medicine
• Paddy of Swedish Extravaganza writes a balanced discussion on the ethical aspects of vegetarianism.

• Cathy of Lab Cat talks about pre and probiotics.

• GrrlScientist of Living the Scientific Life talks about a bone hormone, which is linked to obesity and Type 2 Diabetes.

• Alvaro of Sharp Brains has submitted a podcast interview with neuropsychologist Dr. Elkhonon Goldberg who talks about brain improvement research.

• FitBuff of Total Mind and Body Fitness reports on a recent study which examines the unconscious signals we use to find Mr. or Mrs. Right!

Genetics
• Hsien of Eye on DNA imagines the possibility of genome sequencing being available to the public.

• Lev at Ouroboros writes an article about protein abundance in long-lived worm mutants.

• Jeremy at Another Blasted Weblog discusses restriction endonucleases, the molecular scissors that allow biologists to cut DNA.

I’m glad to have hosted the carnival and have enjoyed reading all of the great submissions! Two weeks from now on August 29, visit Tangled Bank again at Balancing Life.

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