Angry by Choice
Catalogue of Organisms
Games with Words
Genomics, Medicine, and Pseudoscience
History of Geology
Moss Plants and More
The Culture of Chemistry
The Curious Wavefunction
The View from a Microbiologist
Variety of Life
Field of Science
A Science Blog Network
Archives & Alumni
Field of Science Blogs...
Brrrrr! Send wine, winter clothing, and money.
This is a bit of an appeal as this is the season when need is felt the greatest: the end of the semester and the start of winter. How many r's have to fol...
12 hours ago from The Phytophactor
Fantastic Rocks and Where to Find Them – High Pressure Metamorphites
Only a small part of rocks are stable on earth´s surface, as widespread erosion and alteration shows. Magmatic rocks, like granite, crumble and minerals co...
13 hours ago from History of Geology
Drones, Silicon Valley and biology: The future isn't here yet
There is an illuminating article in the WSJ that lays out the problems with routine drone delivery that have been plaguing companies like Amazon and Googl...
23 hours ago from The Curious Wavefunction
Does white wine give you skin cancer?
Many studies have shown that drinking wine, especially red wine, seems to have modest benefits for heart health, as long as you drink it in moderate amoun...
3 days ago from Genomics, Medicine, and Pseudoscience
*Leuconostoc mesenteroides*, copyright Fred Breidt. *Belongs within:* Bacilli. *Contains:* *Streptococcus*, *Lactobacillus*. The Lactobacillales are a gro...
2 weeks ago from Variety of Life
ID for Heather?
The deadine for my crowdfunding drive has been extended. Thanks to your support, I am over 40% of the way towards success! But I'm still going to need ever...
2 weeks ago from Catalogue of Organisms
You can win the Electoral College with 22% of the vote
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...
2 weeks ago from PLEKTIX
On the 2016 AmericanBrexit
I planned to write an after-election post on what I thought about the election. I assumed a Clinton win and wanted to write about the divisiveness that exi...
4 weeks ago from Angry by Choice
Super Science Friends: how to save Newton
There is a new animated series in the city(1): *Super Science Friends*. Created by *Brett Jubinville* of *Tinman Creative Studios*, it was funded the firs...
4 weeks ago from Doc Madhattan
Live concert @ Aberdeen House
Payam Rowghanian (bass) and Bjørn Østman (piano/guitar/vocals) performing live on September 10, 2016. No fun intended. I don't love you (Am) 29:57 Spooni...
2 months ago from Pleiotropy
Does variation in sequencing coverage help explain apparent variation in recombination?
*Preamble: * The grad student and I have been looking at the Illumina sequencing coverage of the DNAs used for our DNA-uptake project, and considering how ...
3 months ago from RRResearch
Implications of Charles law in a biological matrix: farts
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...
3 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...
4 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...
7 months ago from Moss Plants and More
Aetosaurs: New Phylogenetic Analysis, New Taxon; and New Technique to Analyze Incongruent Character Datasets
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...
10 months ago from Chinleana
Update: Tree of Eukaryotes (parasitology edition)
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 ...
1 year ago from Skeptic Wonder
Growing the kidney: re-blogged from Science Bitez
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 ...
1 year ago from The View from a Microbiologist
Goodbye FoS, thanks for all the laughs
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
Latest Comments From Around The Network...
Good way to think about it.
3 hours ago in
The Curious Wavefunction Comments
Good article! We all have our own opinion. As for ...
3 days ago in
Angry by Choice Comments
A tree with large leaves that provides shade can a...
1 week ago in
Catalogue of Organisms Comments
Science is not value free. You are making a value...
2 weeks ago in
Genomics, Medicine, and Pseudoscience Comments
Not understanding the reasoning for the Electoral ...
2 weeks ago in
Thank you so much World Biomedical Frontiers for p...
4 weeks ago in
Couldn't agree more. Dangerously incompetent. ...
5 weeks ago in
The Phytophactor Comments
Thanks for the info - corrected now
1 month ago in
History of Geology Comments
Dennis I believe he or she meant only that the abb...
1 month ago in
The Culture of Chemistry Comments
Apical small disc echinoids in the form of ortho s...
2 months ago in
Variety of Life Comments
But did you choose to think that it is disgusting?...
3 months ago in
4 months ago in
Doc Madhattan Comments
5 months ago in
Moss Plants and More Comments
How are you going to identify the synonyms if you ...
8 months ago in
Games with Words Comments
Fair enough re: gorgonopsians. Might I unselfishl...
1 year ago in
Great info! I recently came across your blog and h...
1 year ago in
The View from a Microbiologist Comments
This is a great topic! Just watch out for the cont...
2 years ago in
Skeptic Wonder Comments
Field of Science