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  • I think I may have said before that Australia is the land of ants. When travelling in Australia's arid regions (i.e. most of the continent), ants are often...
    5 hours ago from Catalogue of Organisms
  • Today is Peak Blueness. It isn't as blue as some springs because of last week's shot of very cold weather and snow, although the latter doesn't harm the...
    12 hours ago from The Phytophactor
  • The problem with keeping information secret is not that secrecy is never warranted, it's that it is always easier to classify something as secret than not...
    3 days ago from The Curious Wavefunction
  • *Skeletal mount of *Probactrosaurus gobiensis*, copyright Greg Goebel.* *Belongs within:* Iguanodontia. *Contains:* Hadrosauridae. The name Hadrosauroidea...
    3 days ago from Variety of Life
  • Donald Trump proposed a budget this week that will cut funding to NIH by nearly $6 billion, or 20% of its $31 billion budget. A cut of this magnitude woul...
    4 days ago from Genomics, Medicine, and Pseudoscience
  • Please help me with a little science experiment. Measure your Step Acuity (SA) and report it here. Your SA is the number of steps before you hit a mark tha...
    1 week ago from Pleiotropy
  • In 1644 the Italian mathematician *Pietro Mengoli* proposed the so-called *Basel's problem*, which asked for the exact solution to the square of the sum of...
    1 week ago from Doc Madhattan
  • I 'belong' to a Creation-Evolution debate group on Facebook. Probably 'follow' is a better word than belong. My reason for joining was to see what argument...
    2 weeks ago from Angry by Choice
  • In the previous post I described the RNA-seq data that indicates that our antitoxin knockout is unlikely to express functional toxin during log-phase growt...
    4 weeks ago from RRResearch
  • *Allegory of volcanism as bringer of fortune (fertile soils) and destruction, by artist Alexandre-Évariste Fragonard (1780-1850) after a draft by French n...
    1 month ago from History of Geology
  • 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...
    4 months ago from PLEKTIX
  • See note 3 for source.Maggie Koerth-Baker has a great piece up at the 538 blog: "How Big Is A Fart? Somewhere Between A Bottle Of Nail Polish And A Can Of...
    7 months ago from The Culture of Chemistry
  • *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...
    8 months ago from Games with Words
  • Hanging out with botanists in the field is a great way to learn more about plants and their identification. I recently spent a few days with some awesome b...
    10 months ago from Moss Plants and More
  • 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...
    1 year 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 ...
    2 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 ...
    2 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...
    5 years ago from Disease Prone

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