The Nominees for the 2011 3QD Prize in Science Are:

Alphabetical list of blog names followed by the blog post title:

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  1. (((1/f))): A Sunday Afternoon Watching Symmetry Break
  2. A Primate of Modern Aspect: Penis Spines, Pearly Papules, and Pope Benedict’s Balls
  3. Aetiology: Pigs with Ebola Zaire: a whole new can o’ worms
  4. Anthropology in Practice: Power, Confidence, and High-Heels
  5. Babble: D-MER and the Breastfeeding Blues
  6. Bad Astronomy: Most distant object ever seen… maybe
  7. Bering in Mind: One Reason Why Humans Are Special and Unique: We Masturbate. A Lot
  8. Biodiversity in Focus: The Fly Tree of Life – Big Science, Big Results?
  9. Bishnu Marasini: Cholera in Haiti and Association to South Asia and Scientific Study to Reduce Recurrence
  10. Body Horrors: Blood Money: Hookworm Economics in the Postbellum South
  11. BoingBoing: Nuclear Energy 101: Inside the “Black Box” of Power Plants
  12. Byte Size Biology: But did you correct your results using a dead salmon?
  13. Centauri Dreams: ‘Blue Stragglers’ in the Galactic Bulge
  14. Communicate Science: Is Féidir Linn: Obama was right
  15. Convergence: Ocean Acidifi-WHAT?!
  16. Cosmic Variance: Physics and the Immortality of the Soul
  17. Cosmic Variance: The Fine Structure Constant is Probably Constant
  18. Cosmology Science Blog: International Astronomical Union has no definition for Big Bang
  19. Critical Twenties: How a college student can derive the RNA world hypothesis from scratch
  20. Culturing Science: Can seabirds overfish a resource? The case of cormorants in Estonia
  21. Culturing Science: Reflections on 2010: humans as biological machine and “love” (whatever!)
  22. Culturing Science: When Adaptation Doesn’t Happen
  23. Deep Sea News: Quantifying Outreach to the Cult of Science
  24. Deep Sea News: This is clearly an important species we’re dealing with
  25. Dinner Party Science: Is the World Real?
  26. Dinner Party Science: Tycho’s drunken moose and other stories
  27. Doctor Stu’s Blog: The Future of Nuclear Power after Fukushima: Thorium Reactors?
  28. Dot.Physics: Where Does the Carbon Come From?
  29. Dr. Carin Bondar: Sacrifice on the Serengeti
  30. Edible Geography: Fueling Mexico City: A Grain Revolution
  31. Empirical Zeal: Blind Fish in Dark Caves Shed Light on the Evolution of Sleep
  32. Empirical Zeal: When Nice Guys Finish First: A Lesson From Tiny Robots
  33. Empirical Zeal: Why Moths Lost Their Spots, and Cats Don’t Like Milk
  34. ERV: Barnyard Week: White Chickens Are ERV Mutants
  35. Furahan Biology and Allied Matters: Size matters, but so does gravity II
  36. Georneys: Word of the Week: O is for Ophiolite
  37. Highly Allochthonous: Levees and the Illusion of Flood Control
  38. Hudson Valley Geologist: SuperMoon
  39. In the Dark: No Cox please, we’re British
  40. Is This Your Homework: A Plethora of Planets
  41. Laelaps: The Pelican’s Beak – Success and Evolutionary Stasis
  42. Lindau Nobel Community: Seeking Inspiration
  43. Lounge of the Lab Lemming: Dear Hypothesis
  44. Matt Soniak: Shell Games: The Social and Behavioral Aspects of Hermit Crab Real Estate
  45. Matthew Herper: The First Child Saved By DNA Sequencing
  46. Neuron Culture: Free Science, One Paper at a Time
  47. Neuron Culture: The Tight Collar: The New Science of Choking Under Pressure
  48. Neutrino Blog: Four Neutrinos? But You Said There Were Just Three!
  49. Observations of a Nerd: How Do You ID a Dead Osama Anyway?
  50. Observations of a Nerd: Reflections on the Gulf Oil Spill: Conversations With My Grandpa
  51. Observations of a Nerd: Why do women cry? Obviously it’s so they don’t get laid
  52. Oh, For the Love of Science: Bufotoxin Tolerance in Keelback Snakes: Recent Adaptation to a New Threat, or Preadaptation From An Ancient Foe?
  53. Oh, For the Love of Science: Prehistoric Clues Provide Insight into Climate’s Future Impact on Oceans
  54. Opinionator: Morals Withoud God?
  55. Oscillatory Thoughts: Why we don’t need a brain
  56. Past Horizons: The Bones of Martyrs?
  57. Puff the Mutant Dragon: Bubonic Plague in America, Part I: LA Outbreak
  58. Quantum Tantra: Fun With an Argon Atom
  59. Ravindra Jadhav’s Blog: Graphene Wonder
  60. Resonaances: Theorists vs. the CDF bump
  61. Risk Science Blog: Finding My Tears For Japan: When 1 Is Worse Than 10,000
  62. Scientific American Guest Blog: Seratonin and Sexual Preference: Is It Really That Simple?
  63. Scientific American Observations: Circadian clock without DNA–History and the power of metaphor
  64. Screeds and Quibbles: The performativity of epidemiology: how smoking bans could increase death rates
  65. Smells Like Science: Field Notes From A Maya Ruin
  66. Smells Like Science: The Psychology of Killing and the Origins of War
  67. Southern Fried Science: Back from the Brink: Victories in Conservation
  68. Starts With A Bang: Where Is Everybody?
  69. Surprising Science: Rare Earth Elements Not Rare, Just Playing Hard to Get
  70. Tetrapod Zoology: Heinrich’s digital Kentrosaurus: the SJG Stegosaur special, Part II
  71. The Art in Science: Who the heck is The Vitruvian Man?
  72. The Artful Amoeba: Bombardier Beetles, Bee Purple, and the Sirens of the Night
  73. The Artful Amoeba: The Fungus and Virus that Rot Bee Brains
  74. The Astronomist: The Universe and Life is Asymmetric: Chirality
  75. The International NanoScience Community: At the Bleeding Edge: Benchmarking Next-Gen NanoTox Protocols
  76. The Loom: The Human Lake
  77. The Mother Geek: How “Boner” Is Misleading: The Science Behind an Erect Penis
  78. The Mouse Trap: Dicotomies; or Psychology in a nutshell
  79. The Physics arXiv Blog: First Observation of the Dynamical Casimir Effect
  80. The Soft Anonymous: Book Review: Logicomix
  81. The Thoughtful Animal: Defending Your Territory: Is Peeing on the Wall Just for the Dogs?
  82. The Thoughtful Animal: Is Pedagogy Specific to Humans? Teaching in the Animal World
  83. The Thoughtful Animal: Need A Date? Take a Cue From the Birds
  84. The Thoughtful Animal: Perseverating on Perseverative Error: What does the “A-not-B” Error Really Tell Us About Infant Cognition?
  85. Uncertain Principles: Measuring Gravity: Ain’t Nothin’ but a G Thing
  86. Urban Astronomer: Are the universal constants changing?
  87. ViXra Log: New luminosity record for LHC + Injector Chain