On BioScience and Life and Such

A good science blog is:

In Uncategorized on June 26, 2008 at 9:29 pm

A response to some points made on Friendfeed and Twitter (@biotecher) –

In addition to posting news, a science blog should serve to make science more accessible by being less formal in its presentation. By blogging a personal (and political) viewpoint a scientist can express thoughts he would otherwise be unable to in a scientific journal/publication. A good science blog serve as a discussion hub for scientists and I am pretty sure that blogs in this way will continue to be important information channels both between scientists and out to the public.

Which blog is the best I think is irrelevant, – we need a lot of them. Twitter and Friendfeed are just a bit to shallow for proper scientific arguments to be made, but like blogs serve  as an extension to journals, they serve as extensions to blogs.


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