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Submitted by Dean Giustini on July 10, 2007 - 19:17

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OM blog - How much science/medical knowledge do you have?

Submitted by Dean Giustini on July 7, 2007 - 01:19
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[img_assist|nid=25|title=Search the Web|desc=|link=node|align=left|width=100|height=99]Ponder, for a moment, how much you know.

How much basic scientific knowledge do you have?

For example, how old is planet earth? The universe? How old are human beings? Why does salt dissolve in water? Why is the sky blue?

Further - how much basic medical knowledge do you have? For example, why are red blood cells red? Are white or red blood cells produced in the bone marrow? How can we exist with only one kidney? Why is sweat salty?

OM blog - PLoS' Chris Surridge Weighs in on Open Access

Submitted by Dean Giustini on July 3, 2007 - 15:34
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The Public Library of Science (PLos)'s Chris Surridge whom I heard speak in Washington DC in April at the Allen Press Scholarly Publishing Conference is a scientist blogger with a unique perspective on open access and its place in the future of publishing.

OM blog - CMAJ Endorsement, and We Respond

Submitted by Dean Giustini on July 2, 2007 - 23:57
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The Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) has just published:

OM blog - Top Ten (10) Reasons To Read Open Medicine

Submitted by Dean Giustini on July 2, 2007 - 16:20
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1. Open Medicine is peer-reviewed and open access.
2. Open Medicine is independently-produced & free of commercial influences.

OM blog - The Buzz on Google Health

Submitted by Dean Giustini on June 30, 2007 - 03:19
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The blogosphere is rife with debate about Google health's omission of nurses, pharmacists and other health workers (medical librarians) on its Advisory Council. Is this sour grapes?

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