We, Beasties Archive 2013 We, Beasties Sporulates Published on Sep 3, 2013. Anti-science is not a state of mind Published on Aug 5, 2013. Living Factories: How Scientists Engineer Microbes to Make Useful Molecules Published on Jun 12, 2013. UCS response to my piece in SciAm Published on Jun 1, 2013. Science, Racism and Political Correctness Published on May 21, 2013. OAS Wednesday - Activating immunity to suppress autoimmunity. Published on May 15, 2013. Union of Concerned Scientists Failing on Farming Published on May 14, 2013. List of links/phone #s for people in need of help (or offering help) #BostonHelp #bostonmarathon Published on Apr 15, 2013. AskScience Live a Success! (I think) #askscilive Published on Apr 12, 2013. Ask Science... Live! Thursday at 6pm EDT #askscilive Published on Apr 9, 2013. Friday Link Dump Published on Apr 5, 2013. Friday Link Dump Published on Mar 22, 2013. OAS Wednesday - Location, location, location Published on Mar 20, 2013. A few pounds of microbes, only ounces of insight Published on Mar 1, 2013. OAS Wednesday - Semen Boosts the Immune System! Helps HIV Published on Feb 19, 2013. Lecture 3a - Cell Biology and the Organization of Multicellular Life #SC-214 Published on Feb 18, 2013. PeerJ - the science journal we need and deserve Published on Feb 12, 2013. Snow, cold, influenza and colds - Temperature and Infectious Disease Published on Feb 8, 2013. Women climbers are amazing too Published on Jan 26, 2013. Rock Climbing, Fat Fingers and Arthritis Published on Jan 22, 2013. AskScience: Why do microorganisms only begin breaking down our tissues after death? What stops them from doing so whilst we are still alive? Published on Jan 21, 2013. AskScience: Is it possible to get multiple different colds/flu viruses at the same time? Published on Jan 15, 2013. Lecture 2b: Genes, Traits and the Central Dogma. Published on Jan 13, 2013. 2012 Lecture 2a: Intro to Evolution Published on Dec 22, 2012. I'm back baby! Published on Dec 21, 2012. Lecture 1: Why is Science Awesome? #Emerson #SC214 Published on Sep 10, 2012. Plagues and Pandemics - Emerson SC-214 Published on Aug 28, 2012. Maybe He Was Talking About Ducks Published on Aug 21, 2012. The Best Argument in Favor of Open Access Science is All of Them Published on Aug 9, 2012. Ebola Outbreak in Uganda - Both More and Less Frightening Than You Think Published on Aug 1, 2012. Leveraging Immunology Research to Treat Disease Published on Jun 6, 2012. Scienceblogs RSS and other dilemas Published on May 27, 2012. How the immune system gets where it needs to go Published on May 25, 2012. Aaaaaand we're up! Published on May 23, 2012. The Center for Science and Democracy Published on May 23, 2012. Test post infinity Published on May 22, 2012. Technology and Intent Published on May 12, 2012. Harvard Libraries join the fight for open access Published on Apr 24, 2012. Oil for Food - Microbe Style Published on Apr 20, 2012. New Year's Resolution: Blogging Published on Apr 17, 2012. I'm Too Sexy for Your... Virus? Or, Immunity as it Relates to Peacocks Published on Feb 28, 2012. Open Laboratory 2013 Published on Feb 27, 2012. A Vaccine for Drug Addiction Published on Feb 24, 2012. The Future of Science Publishing Published on Feb 21, 2012. Scientists need to get involved in policy Published on Feb 15, 2012. Happy Valentine's Day Everyone Published on Feb 14, 2012. Fuel from Seaweed Published on Jan 26, 2012. Vaccinating Against Semen - Immunity as Contraceptive Published on Jan 18, 2012. Public Parts: A book review Published on Jan 13, 2012. Allergies, Asthma and Eczema - New SITN Flash Published on Jan 9, 2012. World go Boom Published on Jan 6, 2012. Immunity to Spunk Published on Jan 5, 2012. Confidential to Savage Lovecast Listeners Published on Jan 3, 2012. 2011 Obesity, Inflammation, and Diabetes Published on Dec 21, 2011. Allergies 101: Part the Third Published on Dec 19, 2011. Bad Science in Science Fiction Published on Dec 16, 2011. Last chance to help out with Movember! Published on Nov 30, 2011. Nobel controversy update Published on Nov 29, 2011. Ladies - Do your part for Movember Published on Nov 22, 2011. Allergies 101 - Part deux Published on Nov 17, 2011. Petition to Increase Funding for Scientific Research Published on Nov 16, 2011. Allergies 101 Published on Nov 15, 2011. Movember Published on Nov 1, 2011. Resveratol and the dynamic nature of science Published on Oct 28, 2011. Petroplague - Book Review Published on Oct 15, 2011. That one looks delicious Published on Oct 13, 2011. Whatever you do, just do it for peace Published on Oct 12, 2011. A Bitter Sweet Nobel - Beutler, Janeway, and the Dawn of Innate Immunity Published on Oct 6, 2011. Scientists communicating their science Published on Sep 29, 2011. 'How to Spot a Virus' - Free lecture tomorrow night in Boston Published on Sep 27, 2011. Nudists are infectious just like everyone else Published on Sep 27, 2011. Halleluja, Amen. Published on Sep 22, 2011. A reward well deserved Published on Sep 20, 2011. Attn Boston Beasties: Mind/Machine Interface Lecture this week Published on Sep 20, 2011. Extending life with red wine Published on Sep 15, 2011. Instructions for a retrovirus vaccine? Not really Published on Sep 13, 2011. Reflections on the past Published on Sep 1, 2011. Sleep clears the mind Published on Sep 1, 2011. Devastating east coast earthquake Published on Aug 24, 2011. More class warfare please Published on Aug 24, 2011. What passes for tragedy Published on Aug 20, 2011. The GoD of B-cells Published on Aug 10, 2011. What can climbers teach us about #elevatorgate? Published on Aug 9, 2011. Sexually transmitted allergies and other oddities Published on Jul 29, 2011. Allergic to Spunk Published on Jul 27, 2011. My own cognitive dissonance, unresolved Published on Jul 27, 2011. The Trouble with Magic Bullets Published on Jul 25, 2011. Heather at Sea Published on Jul 12, 2011. Meet the new white cell, same as the old white cell Published on Jul 8, 2011. Detour to the top of a mountain Published on Jul 5, 2011. Sterilizing everything is actually bad Published on Jul 5, 2011. Possible explanations for Tumor Vaccine study Published on Jun 21, 2011. Science publishers don't care about the public Published on Jun 18, 2011. Let's talk about sex (at dawn) Published on Jun 17, 2011. Science gets under my skin Published on Jun 15, 2011. Viruses, science and beer, Oh My! Published on Jun 14, 2011. Badass Bacteria vs Malaria Published on Jun 9, 2011. Oh, for the love of... Published on Jun 9, 2011. Extreme weather in Boston? Published on Jun 2, 2011. Bacterial ROS to the malaria rescue! Published on Jun 1, 2011. That probably won't happen tonight Published on May 14, 2011. Antibiotic resistance ignores boundaries - of species and countries Published on May 11, 2011. More on the science writing and the internet Published on May 10, 2011. Lemons from Lemonade: Recycling Reactive Oxygen Species Published on May 9, 2011. Science Journalism and Online Media Published on May 4, 2011. What a lovely compliment Published on May 3, 2011. SITN Spring Lecture Series Published on May 2, 2011. Activities report Published on May 1, 2011. Be more wrong Published on Apr 21, 2011. More on the microbiome Published on Apr 21, 2011. Why must you use that word, 'Profit?' Published on Apr 14, 2011. New Years Resolution: Data Published on Apr 13, 2011. This I believe Published on Apr 13, 2011. Science by the Pint... Tonight! Published on Apr 12, 2011. Tolerance isn't easy Published on Mar 26, 2011. Bacterial Burglary Published on Mar 22, 2011. Keep Funding Science Published on Mar 20, 2011. Lobbying Congress Published on Mar 14, 2011. The Power of Research (a game!) Published on Mar 11, 2011. Everything's contamin... oh to hell with it Published on Mar 9, 2011. Surf's up brah Published on Mar 7, 2011. The good, the bad, and the opportunistic Published on Feb 28, 2011. The best offense is a good defensin Published on Feb 23, 2011. And now to something I know nothing about: gender discrimination Published on Feb 11, 2011. New Lab Resolutions Published on Feb 10, 2011. There's no sex in your violence... or is there? Published on Feb 10, 2011. Well I never... Published on Feb 1, 2011. Science by the pint - get your science and drink it too Published on Jan 31, 2011. Is that a hypothalamus or are you just happy to see me? Published on Jan 25, 2011. Viruses throw wrenches in the gears of the immune system Published on Jan 25, 2011. Geek Manifesto - go help Published on Jan 23, 2011. Trial by Twitter Published on Jan 20, 2011. How 'Being Wrong' can be so right Published on Jan 13, 2011. Domesticated Phages Published on Jan 11, 2011. That guy must be crazy Published on Jan 11, 2011. Definitely politicize this tragedy Published on Jan 10, 2011. Speaking Truth in Violent Times Published on Jan 10, 2011. An so proceed ad infinitum Published on Jan 4, 2011. It's [expletive deleted]* Science! Published on Jan 4, 2011. Ticks of the atomic clock Published on Jan 4, 2011. The knock-out punch: Zinc Finger Nucleases Published on Jan 2, 2011. 2010 Essential cold-weather tips for idiots Published on Dec 30, 2010. Energy Scales Published on Dec 29, 2010. Spintronics and quantum circuits... huh? Published on Dec 19, 2010. Diversity Sucks Published on Dec 16, 2010. Free will, and why I'm better than you Published on Dec 15, 2010. More on Arsenic Bugs - Nature responds to the blogosphere Published on Dec 15, 2010. Science in Government Policy Published on Dec 13, 2010. Biological manufacturing Published on Dec 12, 2010. Scientific knowledge - getting closer to the right answer Published on Dec 11, 2010. What is knowledge? Published on Dec 8, 2010. Cholera is shitty Published on Dec 2, 2010. Using the immune system to fight cancer Published on Nov 30, 2010. Our Microbial Organ Published on Nov 29, 2010. Weekend Review: Sterile Inflammation Published on Nov 28, 2010. On Definitions: They Matter Published on Nov 22, 2010. Saturday Review: The Inflammasome! Published on Nov 20, 2010. Problem Solving Bacteria Published on Nov 17, 2010. Last SITN lecture: Tonight! Published on Nov 16, 2010. Saturday Review: Oral Vaccines Published on Nov 13, 2010. Weight loss and macrophages Published on Nov 12, 2010. Give a man's insides to a spud... Published on Nov 11, 2010. TAL on the economy Published on Nov 11, 2010. On Stress in Biomedical Research Published on Nov 10, 2010. It itches! The immune system turns up in the strangest places Published on Nov 9, 2010. Brief musical interlude Published on Nov 8, 2010. Saturday Review: Vaccines and the Immune System Published on Nov 6, 2010. What is epigenetics? Published on Nov 6, 2010. Free, all-digital textbook may be a revolution in more ways than one Published on Nov 5, 2010. The immune system has trade-offs Published on Nov 5, 2010. Implications of the immune response Published on Nov 4, 2010. DNA in the Cell - 'Ahhh! Kill it!' Published on Nov 3, 2010. Don't forget Boston: lecture on the microbes of the gut... TONIGHT! Published on Nov 3, 2010. Immune Response from Start to Finish: Part 3 Published on Nov 3, 2010. Food is Not Medicine - Almond Edition Published on Nov 2, 2010. Immune Response from Start to Finish: Part 2 Published on Nov 2, 2010. Immune Response from Start to Finish: Part 1 Published on Nov 1, 2010. Rally to Restore... Something Published on Nov 1, 2010. Science in the News: Microbes of the Gut! Published on Nov 1, 2010. We, Beasties Published on Nov 1, 2010. Everything's contaminated redux (repost) Published on Oct 18, 2010. Walking bacteria - and some weighty researcher cajones (repost) Published on Oct 7, 2010. Why we will never defeat the microbes (repost) Published on Oct 1, 2010. Thanks for making my point, Nature Published on Sep 14, 2010. Bacterial Charity - The bad kind (repost) Published on Sep 3, 2010. I love video games (repost) Published on Aug 19, 2010. Everything's contaminated (repost) Published on Jul 8, 2010. Should Scientists Blog? Published on Jun 30, 2010. Unraveling gut immune system, one microbe at a time (repost) Published on Jun 28, 2010. Baby's First Bacteria (repost) Published on Jun 23, 2010. Why every 'OMG we've cured cancer!!' article is about melanoma Published on Mar 27, 2010.