This weekend, a group of science bloggers got together at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to to discuss the art of the scientific blog. This article from The News & Observer reports on highlights from the meeting and includes interviews with participants, such as Hunt Willard, director of the Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy at Duke University.

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