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I’ve got your missing links right here (15 December 2012)

December 15, 2012 | By

For new readers, this collection of “missing links” rounds up fascinating stuff I find around the internet, and appears every Saturday. It’s separated into Top Picks (the best stuff), Science/News/Writing (science writing), Heh/Wow/Huh (silliness, satire, photos, videos), and Journalism/Internet/Society (a miscellany of my other interests). If links are broken, let me know in the comments. […]

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I’ve got your missing links right here (8 December 2012)

December 8, 2012 | By

Top picks Perfect match of writer and topic: Carl Zimmer on the science of zombifying parasites, following a new special issue on the topic (also summarised by Kathryn Knight). Hilarious, depressing take by Vaughan Bell on the finalised DSM-V – the new manual for psychiatry. Meanwhile, ex-chairman Allen Frances unleashes a scorching response Amy Shira […]

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I’ve got your missing links right here (1 December 2012)

December 1, 2012 | By

Top picks This slow-motion video of a cheetah running is the most incredible thing I’ve seen all…. Well, it’s incredible. Note how freakishly steady the head is! And focus on one foot – watch how much distance the animal covers between the foot lifting off and coming down again! And do NOT miss the end, […]

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I've got your missing links right here (13 October 2012)

October 13, 2012 | By

Top picks Why the schizophrenic brain is a bit like Fawlty Towers, and Watergate. Masterful, fascinating post by Kevin Mitchell. “My husband… suggested I declare my Neanderthal heritage as a potential COI when I write about Neanderthals.” Ann Gibbons on what Neanderthal genomics tells us about our evolution. As an Einstein letter calling religion “childish” […]

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I've got your missing links right here (01 September 2012)

September 1, 2012 | By

Top picks Deaf man hears music for the first time. It’s Mozart’s Lachrimosa. He cries. Then he asks Reddit for recommendations and goes on a music binge. An AMAZING piece by Rebecca Rosen. I won’t spoil the ending but read it. God this is beautiful. Megan Garber on the end of the humble hero and […]

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I've got your missing links right here (14 July 2012)

July 14, 2012 | By

Top picks Best flashmob ever performs/is Ode to Joy. This will lift your spirits. Thanks to Megan Garber. Maryn McKenna shows how it’s done with a detailed investigation into the link between chickens, antibiotics, and 8 million urinary tract infections every year. Awesome journalism, right here. Faith in humanity restored! Nobel laureate hangs out on […]

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I've got your missing links right here (19 May 2012)

May 19, 2012 | By

Top picks Manta rays depend on forests. Carl Zimmer on top form. The evidence for precognition was staring us in the face all along. Hilarious satire of psychology’s problems. How a professor who fooled Wikipedia got caught by Reddit – implications for ”truth” online. Great story by Yoni Applebaum. Not allowed to have a small […]

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I've got your missing links right here (10 March 2012)

March 10, 2012 | By

Top picks Eliza Strickland has an amazing piece on the millionaire who’s on a quest to dive to the deepest spot in the oceans. Meanwhile, Al Dove writes about James Cameron’s Marianas expedition, which he calls “the biggest deep sea exploration news in 50 years” A *beautifully written* Economist piece on the dim future for […]

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I've got your missing links right here (10 December 2011)

December 10, 2011 | By

Top picks OpenLab 2012 collects the 51 best posts from the science blogosphere over the last year. It’s an extraordinary collection, ably curated by Jennifer Ouellette and a team of reviewers. I’m honoured to have a piece in there. And here are the posts that narrowly missed out – lots of excellent stuff here too. […]

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I've got your missing links right here (26 November 2011)

November 26, 2011 | By

Top picks An amazing three-part feature from Daniel Engber on why the focus on mice and rats in lab research is a problem. Also: naked mole rats Deborah Blum explains what pepper spray is and why it categorically isn’t just a “food product”. Meanwhile, Rebecca Rosen has a great piece on the regrets of pepper […]

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