Send a tweet like this: I nominate @username for a Shorty Award in #category
because... [add reason here].
Some categories honor the best photos, videos or links, rather than people. For those
categories, use a URL instead of a Twitter name, like this: I nominate
http://instagram.com/example for a Shorty Award in #category because... [add reason
Be creative with the reason. A tweet without a reason for the nomination will not be
You can make up your own categories by changing the hashtag.
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Interview with Scientific
How will the world change in the next year?
Let's think bigger picture. How about 12 events that will change EVERYTHING: http://bit.ly/12_events
Why'd you start tweeting?
Science is meant to be shared. We like to tweet for instance about the genome sequences of Ozzy, strawberries and platypuses.
What do you wish people would do more of on Twitter?
Tweet about science, health, innovations and shark-eating orcas.
Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?
aquaculture, cubesat, dichristina, NuSTAR, jefferson, troodontid, ngram, optogenetics, nanobrewers and of course, nail polish economy