class=img_thumbleft>PZ Myers--a biology professor at the University of Minnesota Morris--has been named
the world's top science blogger by Nature magazine. According to the explanatory note
, the magazine based the determination on the numer of links from other websites and blogs (as opposed to raw traffic data). By this measure, Myers' Pharyngula
blew away the competition. What's more surprising yet is Pharyngula's prominent status in the general blogosphere: Number 179 out of a staggeringly large field of 46 million blogs. You can find out most of what you want to know about Myers by visiting Pharyngula. But if that leaves you hungry for some biographical tidbits, check out this profile
I wrote for City Pages back in November.