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  • Big trees are one of the primary reasons our estate is so park-like. But getting them trimmed is a major undertaking. First just getting an arborist to c...
    5 hours ago from The Phytophactor
  • *Reconstructed skull of *Uchkudukodon nessovi*, from McKenna *et al.* (2000).* *Belongs within:* Eutheria. The Asioryctitheria are a group of small, prob...
    19 hours ago from Variety of Life
  • I thought we'd put this one to bed. A large-scale study showed that low-dose aspirin (one quarter of a standard 325 mg pill, or about 81 mg) taken once a ...
    1 day ago from Genomics, Medicine, and Pseudoscience
  • My ungrounded feet in rubber boots.This week the Washington Post has an article headlined "Could walking barefoot on grass improve your health? Some scien...
    2 days ago from The Culture of Chemistry
  • The new Netflix action thriller film "How it Ends" imagines how a sudden collapse could happen in the modern U.S., likely triggered by a mysterious geologic...
    3 days ago from History of Geology
  • A rare and happy coincidence today: The birthdays of both John Archibald Wheeler and Oliver Sacks. Wheeler was one of the most prominent physicists of the ...
    1 week ago from The Curious Wavefunction
  • In an earlier post, I introduced you all to the fusulinids, a group of complex foraminiferans that were abundant during the later Palaeozoic. In that post,...
    1 week ago from Catalogue of Organisms
  • The field of mathematics is massive, but a lot of people stop dealing with more complex maths after leaving university. Or, if you're not involved in an ...
    2 weeks ago from Doc Madhattan
  • My goal for the rest of my time in Andrew Lang's GTA lab is to gather data that constrains estimates of the efficiency of GTA transduction. I have lots o...
    3 weeks ago from RRResearch
  • The Spring semester has ended, which means something from a teaching perspective but not from a research perspective. At least that's true for me. I know o...
    5 weeks ago from Angry by Choice
  • Are you #Herbarium Staff? We recently began a multi-year research study examining how bryophyte specimens are stored and organized at scientific institutio...
    9 months ago from Moss Plants and More
  • Dear Donald Trump. You are a great president. Probably one of the greatest this country has ever seen. You have the best mind for it, and the fake news med...
    11 months ago from Pleiotropy
  • Donald Trump is poised to become the next US president, despite the fact that Hillary Clinton received over a million more votes than him (and counting). T...
    1 year ago from PLEKTIX
  • *DEAREST READERS, * *THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT THROUGHOUT THE YEARS. WE WILL BE DEPARTING FROM THE FIELD OF SCIENCE NETWORK. * *FIND US AT OUR NEW BLOGGI...
    1 year ago from Games with Words
  • My new paper in PeerJ features a new phylogenetic analysis of the Aetosauria (Archosauria: Pseudosuchia). I've added many new characters and feature all kn...
    2 years 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 ...
    3 years 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 ...
    3 years ago from The View from a Microbiologist
  • 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...
    7 years ago from Disease Prone