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  • The New York Times recently posted a piece on problem solving which asked readers to first solve a problem: "We’ve chosen a rule that some sequences of thr...
    4 hours ago from The Culture of Chemistry
  • The recent SCOTUS decision affirming gay people's rights under the law produced an extremely ugly aftermath of reaction. Without the specifics the reaction...
    8 hours ago from The Phytophactor
  • *Atriplex elegans*, from World Botanical. *Belongs within:* *Atriplex*. The subsection *Arenariae* in the genus *Atriplex* is a group of erect or procumb...
    2 days ago from Variety of Life
  • Occasionally it is a wise idea to step back and look at all of humanity's intellectual achievements and marvel at what we as a species have achieved and w...
    3 days ago from The Curious Wavefunction
  • Some lovely liverworts from Chile to grace your desktop this month! 1 - Single click on the image to open it up in a new window. (If you use the image dire...
    4 days ago from Moss Plants and More
  • Here's an attempt to get better focused and organized: (Trigger alert: most of this post is not about the real science but about the tiresome details that...
    4 days ago from RRResearch
  • *Female *Diadromus collaris* on a pupa of a diamondback moth *Plutella xylostella*, from here.* The ichneumons are perhaps the best-known family of parasi...
    4 days ago from Catalogue of Organisms
  • After (or before?) @StartsWithABang's balloon animals' post? A couple of week ago *Ethan Siegel* published a post about ballon animals, so I decide to rep...
    5 days ago from Doc Madhattan
  • In a victory for children’s health, California passed a new law this week removing the “personal belief” exemption from the state’s vaccine requirements f...
    1 week ago from Genomics, Medicine, and Pseudoscience
  • Alas poor R21, I knew it well. There comes a time in every person's life when you have to face reality. For me, one of those times came yesterday. My R21 ...
    1 week ago from Angry by Choice
  • “*The sun fades away, the land sinks into the sea,the bright stars disappear from the sky,* *as smoke and fire destroy the world,* *and the flames rea...
    3 weeks ago from History of Geology
  • Ken Ham (founder and president of Answers in Genesis, the Creation Museum, wannabe arc builder) is a Young Earth creationist, and he prides himself in taki...
    4 weeks ago from Pleiotropy
  • Not enough published studies replicate. There are a number of reasons for this, but one of the most difficult to address is statistical power. *Why is low...
    4 weeks ago from Games with Words
  • I've been away for a bit, but am interested in trying to get back into the swing of things here so please bear with me. This is a paper from late last yea...
    3 months ago from Chinleana
  • There arose a need for a new tree for a parasitology meeting, so after almost five years, I finally updated the tree of eukaryotes. There are still things ...
    4 months ago from Skeptic Wonder
  • Hi guys, I've set-up a new science/education blog called* Science Bitez *so I'll be blogging from there from now on! Here's my first Science Bitez post: On ...
    5 months ago from The View from a Microbiologist
  • Eight years ago, I had finished my first year of graduate school in math, and I was at a loss as to what to research. My original focus, differential geom...
    8 months ago from PLEKTIX
  • Moving house again… Well almost, moving addresses anyway. It wasn’t that long ago I moved from Disease of the Week to here at Disease Prone to take advanta...
    4 years ago from Disease Prone

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