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Joseph Hewitt created the most amazing comic book for the ScienceOnline2011 swag bag. Everyone loved his humorous look back at science blogging in 2010. He generously gave permission for us to post the entire comic here for those of you who were not in attendance. Enjoy the laughter!


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Announcement from ScienceOnline2011: The Open Lab cover released!

Tonight, at ScienceOnline2011, the participants will be treated to swag bags that contain a postcard with the cover of the soon-to-be-published, The Open Lab 2010. Here’s a look for those not present. The cover art was designed by Andrea Kuszewski.

The Open Laboratory 2010

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Author of the Day: Holly Tucker

Tomorrow, tomorrow, I love ya, tomorrow. ScienceOnline2011 begins TOMORROW!!

Our very last Author of the Day is Holly Tucker!

Blood Work: A Tale of Medicine & Murder in the Scientific Revolution (Holly Tucker)

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Publication of the Day: The Open Lab

Just 2 more days until ScienceOnline2011. We have snow/ice in the Triangle on Tuesday, but are hoping all will be clear by tomorrow.

Today we highlight the eagerly anticipated publication edited by Jason Goldman (series editor, Bora Zivkovic). The Open Lab is a collection of selected blog posts showcasing the quality and diversity of science writing on blogs in 2010. Come back on Friday to see what the cover looks like!

The Open Lab (Jason Goldman, editor; Bora Zivkovic, series editor)

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Author of the Day: Carl Zimmer

Neither snow, nor freezing rain, nor stormy skies will keep ScienceOnline2011 attendees from arriving in 3 days!!

Today’s Author of the Day is quite appropriate for a conference of digital content addicts. His current book is only available as an ePub!

Brain Cuttings (Carl Zimmer)

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Author of the Day: Maia Szalavitz

4 days to go.

Born For Love: Why Empathy is Essential & Endangered (Maia Szalavitz and Bruce D. Perry)

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Author of the Day: Liz Neeley

5 days until ScienceOnline2011 (Yikes! So much to do!)

Escape From the Ivory Tower: A Guide for Making Your Science Matter (By Nancy Baron & Liz Neeley)

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Author of the Day: Seth Mnookin

Less than one week now. Only 6 days until ScienceOnline2011.

The Panic Virus: A True Story of Medicine, Science, and Fear (Seth Mnookin)

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Author of the Day: Randi Hutter Epstein

One week!! Just 7 days until ScienceOnline2011 begins.

Get Me Out: A History of Childbirth from the Garden of Eden to the Sperm Bank (Randi Hutter Epstein)

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Author of the Day: Brian Switek

8 days until ScienceOnline2011.

Written in Stone: Evolution, the Fossil Record, and our Place in Nature (Brian Switek)

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