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"We know that the living world depends on sequences of nucleic acids for its existence and ongoing operation. We also know that humans evolved the ability to create, manipulate, and copy acoustic sequences, and later to commit those sequences to the more permanent medium of writing. Finally, we know that our advanced technological civilization is increasingly dependent on storing, moving, and processing bit strings—sequences of zeros and ones. So what is it with sequences?"

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The law/rule distinction is so so important when thinking about biology.
 Nice work.
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Natural history museums are great at showing off some very impressive backbones, but at the expense of invertebrates and smaller animals. The Grant Museum of Zoology in London is experimenting with putting small invertebrates, which make up ~95% of animal species, on display by building a backlit chapel of gorgeous microscope slides

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/culturing-science/2013/03/01/micrarium/
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what a fantastic idea, awesome.
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You may have seen those incredible photos of monstrous sociable weaver nests floating around the net in the past weeks. Why do the birds live together in a nesting colony?

A bit of evolutionary biology for your Tuesday night - 

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/culturing-science/2013/02/19/sociable-weavers/
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* clears throat * - is this thing on?
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Mosh pit psychology. Love it.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19335267

ps: HI GOOGLE PLUS
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HII!

Great article. I'm reminded of an interview I heard with a fellow who spent a great deal of time organizing and coordinating security for various events. He shared an anecdote that that serious injuries were far more likely to occur at pop concerts than metal and rock concerts. 
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Let's make these shirts y'all
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I am the (1000+). #occupyGoogleReader
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I wrote a new post about treatment options for people with mutations that carry a high cancer risk, such as the BRCA1 breast cancer mutation. It's pretty amazing that such preventative surgery is possible at all and maybe in the future, it will be possible for other types of cancer.
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Love this comparison between thrifting and wading through the internet muck -- "There's a billion choices and if you don't have an eye, if you don't care, you end up just spending your time on whatever is presented to you. And in my mind, it's so worth spending a little bit of extra effort on the front end to get so much more reward on the back end."

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Dear Pett,
I am sorry,Do you a writer.?What kind of science you usually write it.?Please,answer to me.Ila
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Thank you, Francis!
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Sharebro redo Updates:

Now named HiveMined
Commenting now works, but has some bugs. Going to iron that out soon.
Can view all your followers shares in proper order (aka when they where shared)
Built a auto feed updater as well. So no need to click refresh unless you want the newest of the new. (need to test this against 1000's of feeds still, so we'll see how it holds up)
Coming soon site up: http://hivemined.org (Thanks again to +christine eslao for coming up with it. And all the sharebros who weighed in)
There is also a twitter ( http://twitter.com/#!/hivemined ) and a blog ( http://hiveminedblog.tumblr.com/ ) set up. Not much there, but I will push out greater stories and site updates there.

If you go to the site there is a an email form where you can subscribe and I will email you when I need more testers, inviting to use site, or launch. Not much else will go out on it. So sign up if you want a helpful reminder incase you forgot to check back here/twitter/blog/site.

Also great news. Thanks to my good friend +Peter Shafer the share bookmarklet is nearly 100% if not better then the reader one.

Going to crank on this weekend. I hope to start early invites of people who don't mind half working site that might lose their data before monday. So stay tuned.

Thank you all for the outcry of support, interest, ideas, and shares. I will work to make this awesome for us all.
or subscribe to an email list to get notified when the site is ready. This is only for when the site needs testers or is live no other emails will go out. For more frequent updates follow the blog or ...
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