Register for an account

X

Enter your name and email address below.

Your email address is used to log in and will not be shared or sold. Read our privacy policy.

X

Website access code

Enter your access code into the form field below.

If you are a Zinio, Nook, Kindle, Apple, or Google Play subscriber, you can enter your website access code to gain subscriber access. Your website access code is located in the upper right corner of the Table of Contents page of your digital edition.

Planet Earth

3 Quarks Daily Science Prize - the finalists cometh

Not Exactly Rocket ScienceBy Ed YongJune 11, 2010 2:29 PM

Newsletter

Sign up for our email newsletter for the latest science news

3Qd-finalists.gif

The editors of 3 Quarks Daily have finished their deliberations and compiled a list of finalists for their Science Prize. The good news is I'm in, and thanks to everyone who submitted a post and voted for one. The bad news is that the competition is immensely stiff (although no real surprises here - these are some of the finest science bloggers around). It's all down to Dawkins now. In no particular order, here are the finalists:

  1. Cosmic Variance: Free Energy and the Meaning of Life

  2. My Growing Passion: The Evolution of Chloroplasts

  3. Not Exactly Rocket Science: Gut bacteria in Japanese people borrowed digesting genes from ocean bacteria

  4. Observations of a Nerd: Evolution: The Curious Case of Dogs

  5. Scientific Blogging: MSL: Mars Action Hero

  6. The Loom: Skullcaps and Genomes

  7. The Primate Diaries: Chimpanzees Prefer Fair Play to Reaping an Unjust Reward

  8. The Thoughtful Animal: Does oral sex confer an evolutionary advantage? Evidence from bats

  9. Why Evolution Is True: The Evolutionary Calculus of Depression

    2 Free Articles Left

    Want it all? Get unlimited access when you subscribe.

    Subscribe

    Already a subscriber? Register or Log In

    Want unlimited access?

    Subscribe today and save 70%

    Subscribe

    Already a subscriber? Register or Log In