Welcome to Superoceras, a blog about science and natural history, slightly biased towards paleontology and zoology, but inclusive of all sciences. Started in October of 2009, my goal is to communicate scientific knowledge (and the occasional piece of nonsense) in an informative and entertaining manner. Feel free to contact me with questions, comments, concerns, or criticism at superoceras(at)gmail(dot)com, and follow me on Twitter @Superoceras for all that and more in 140 characters or less!

Thursday, July 08, 2010

I was always more of a "Coke" guy anyway...

Some of you may know of the recent "Pepsico Controversy" (covered by David Orr over at Love in the Time of Chasmosaurus), which was forcing some over at ScienceBlogs to reconsider their position there. Long story short, Seed Media Group, who runs ScienceBlogs, allowed Pepsico to have a blog there, which seems at best like a conflict of interests, and at worst, a commercial for Pepsico products with no foothold in science whatsoever. Brian Switek over at Laelaps decided to leave altogether. But PZ Meyers over at Pharyngula announced that Pepsico will in fact be the ones leaving. This is a victory for science, and those dedicated individuals over at ScienceBlogs. I hope that Seed Media Group can regain their trust, and any and all bloggers that felt the need to "abandon their posts" will resume writing, as they are a constant source of entertainment and education for so many. Thank you science bloggers, one and all!

**UPDATE 13 July**
Eric Johnson of The Primate Diaries has decided to leave ScienceBlogs for good. Thanks for such a great run Eric, and I look forward to your return to blogging in the future.

***UPDATE 14 July***

Brian Switek has officially moved Laelaps to his author website at

****UPDATE 26 July****
The Primate Diaries has moved to The Primate Diaries in Exile. Update your links!

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