Blogging science

An editorial in Nature, an international weekly journal of science, urged researchers to enter the blogosphere to promote scientific communication, arguing that blogging was ‘part of science, journalism and public discourse.’ With everyone able to contribute ideas and discuss new developments, the often convoluted results of complex research can be explained and debated in a public, accessible forum, the editorial argued.

GlobalPost, an online international news site, posted an interview yesterday with Bora Zivkovic, series editor of The Open Laboratory, a printed anthology of the best science blogging. An online article about a printed compilation of online science writing. Very meta.

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