Harvard researcher and open-access advocate, Aaron Swartz, faces 35 years' jail for downloading 4.8 million articles from JSTOR. Still relaxed and comfortable about publishing in closed-access journals?

Correct spelling and grammar more important than positivity or negativity of product reviews -- Panos Ipeirotis.

Fitting an elephant with four parameters.

Placebos as effective as real medicine in improving subjectively-measured asthma symptoms, but ineffective in improving objectively-measured symptoms -- Science-based medicine.

The Spread of Evidence-Poor Medicine via Flawed Social-Network Analysis. You don't need to worry about friends catching your obesity---but you might need to worry (even more) about being subjected to interventions based upon poor statistics and faulty peer reviewing.

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