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April 24, 2009

Conference: Harvard Political Networks

This is the (I believe) the second annual Harvard conference on networks and political science. It's not an area I know much about, but the conference looks pretty good.

The Harvard Political Networks Conference

11 June -- 13 June 2009 at Harvard in Cambridge, MA

Organizers: James H. Fowler and David Lazer

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April 10, 2009

Social Bacteria

Quorum sensing in bacteria isn't new news, but Bonnie Bassler's lab (Princeton) is doing some pretty cool work in figuring out how it works, and how it plays a role in bacteria ecology or social behavior among bacteria. Her TED talk about it is a good one.

posted April 10, 2009 09:17 AM in Pleasant Diversions | permalink | Comments (0)