Blogs in the age of science

Blogs are just one example of new social technologies that are allowing more people to publish more easily and in more diverse ways on the web. By allowing reader feedback and syndication feeds, blogs create an instant online community. “Blogs can offer any kind of content — from peer-reviewed articles to sheer speculation to rants, and everything in between,” says Amy Gahran, an expert in new media and editor of

Science in the web ageJoint efforts : Nature