Three Decades of Togetherness

Let me not to the marriage of true minds Admit impediments. Love is not love Which alters when it alteration finds, Or bends with the remover to remove: O no; it is an ever-fixed mark, That looks on tempests, and is never shaken; It is the star to every wandering bark, Whose worth’s unknown, although his height be taken. Love’s not Time’s fool, though rosy … Continue reading Three Decades of Togetherness

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Lady Gaga – House MD Mashup!

Yeah, you don’t usually juxtapose those two characters together quite often, now, do you? So, I unearthed this rather popular Youtube channel managed by NCISMelanie, who makes mashup videos of NCIS and House MD set to tunes of different popular songs. Here is one absolutely thrilling one: I do not intend to promote piracy and copyright infringement or anything like that. But honest to God, … Continue reading Lady Gaga – House MD Mashup!

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Editor’s Selection on Research Blogging

This is the first time, so I am sure the enthusiasm is well-explained! One of the posts I wrote here was selected as the Editor’s selection on the Research Blogging team. Click on the logo alongside to go check it out. Also, read the other fantastic posts which got similarly selected. Another mention of note was by Dave Munger in his Seed Magazine article HERE. … Continue reading Editor’s Selection on Research Blogging

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PLoS vs Nature: The Open Access Showdown

So, remember, a few days ago I had talked about the launch of an Open Access journal from the NPG stable? If you were too busy having a life, go, check out the post here. Anyways, in what seems like an almost sarcastic repetition of history, PLoS welcomes the latest addition to the OA field. Remember the very popular Apple ad “sarcastically” welcoming IBM into … Continue reading PLoS vs Nature: The Open Access Showdown

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Blog Buddies: How is it Working Out For You?

Its been over a week since Scott over at Daily Post announced the blog buddy issue. I jumped in headlong and managed to garner a lot of friends. And since I am a bit of a number cruncher (blame the amateur researcher in me), I decided to see how it has been going for me. Thanks to the awesome statistics tool that wordpress.com gives us … Continue reading Blog Buddies: How is it Working Out For You?

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Readability of My Blog

Well, I just stumbled across an article outlining how to tweak Google search in order to find out the readability of your blog. Here are the steps: Go to Google.com (obviously!). Click on Advanced Search which is located to the right of the search input box. When the customization page opens, go down to where it says Reading Level. By default, it says “no reading … Continue reading Readability of My Blog

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Who Will Guard the Guardians?

In a grove of trees in the grounds of the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, DC, is a statue in memory of Albert Einstein. On it are engraved three of his sayings. One reads: “The right to search for truth implies also a duty; one must not conceal any part of what one has recognised to be true.” Thus starts the scathing editorial in … Continue reading Who Will Guard the Guardians?

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