If you’re interested in the use of social media for science communication and public engagement, feel free to follow my shiny new Twitter account (http://twitter.com/kightpat), where I’ll be reporting/commenting from ScienceOnline Oceans in Miami this coming weekend.¬† Assuming the conference hotel wifi can stand up to the traffic from¬† 200+ Tweeters …


Cognitive scientist Daniel Willingham blogs about the power of narrative in making science memorable.

“You don’t have to think of narrative just as the story of an individual or group of people; you can think more abstractly conflict, complications, and the eventual resolution of conflict as the core of narrative structure.”:

Naomi Hirsch of the OSU-based Superfund Research Center has pulled together a terrific set of Web and Emerging Technology Resources for Scientists. Bookmark it!