Science snippets from last week

There are weeks when you skim through the TOCs of your favourite journals and nothing really grabs your attention. And then there are weeks like last week, when there’s almost too much to read. This is where a system to grab a web page comes into its own – you just mark the page using e.g. Zotero, Google Notebook or del.icio.us and come back to it later.

Stuff that I grabbed for later from last week includes:

And from PLoS Computational Biology:

As an aside – does anyone else find that PLoS journal websites take ages to load in Firefox and use a lot of CPU?

From Science:

From Nature: