Commenting, perhaps require one student / week to summarize
Or at least only do Open Access
Every week, note who the editor is. Was it peer reviewed? etc.
1930's Lewis papers
Excerpts from "Making of the Atomic Bomb?"
Kinetic modeling, e.g. Gillespie
Jonathan Eisen 4th tree of life, Blog http://phylogenomics.blogspot.com/2011/03/story-behind-story-of-my-new-plosone.html, PLoS ONE http://www.plosone.org/rate/getArticleRatings.action?articleURI=info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0018011
#arseniclife, Discover August 3 http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/loom/2011/08/02/did-rosie-redfield-just-refute-arseniclife-on-her-blog/, Rosie's #arseniclife, Slate May 27 http://www.slate.com/id/2295724/pagenum/all/#add-comment, Slate Dec 7 http://www.slate.com/id/2276919/
Protein Data Bank
Jmol, If student presents a paper, they should be required to show the molecule / structure of interest live using Jmol or the software of their choosing
Everyone must develop a motto by the end of the semester to guide their research., E.g. "Always Contribute", More than one fine of course
Google Sites?, Sort of sucks