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  • *Plantings of *Aloe vera*, photographed by Wouter Hagens.* *Belongs within:* Alooideae. *Aloe* is a genus of more or less succulent, spiny-leaved plants n...
    4 days ago from Variety of Life
  • TPP has seen three articles already (but failed to note their sources) that tell people to leave the leaves on their lawn rather than rake them. *This onl...
    5 days ago from The Phytophactor
  • After decades of neglect, fortunately, the Flat Earth Theory has gained traction again in recent years. Pioneered by 19th and 20th century Christian fundam...
    1 week ago from History of Geology
  • The beetle in the photo below (copyright Joakim Pansar) may or may not be *Boreonectes griseostriatus*. This small diving beetle, a few millimetres in lengt...
    1 week ago from Catalogue of Organisms
  • *(This week, in the wake of the recent U.S. elections, I take a detour from my usual topics to apply a little math to our election system.)* As everyone k...
    1 week ago from Genomics, Medicine, and Pseudoscience
  • The other day I asked the following as a survey question regarding potential areas of chemistry where AI could have the biggest impact. There were 163 res...
    1 week ago from The Curious Wavefunction
  • Only five books? And the five *best* books? Last month I did an interview via email with Caspar Henderson (who wrote a marvelous bestiary for the new cent...
    1 week ago from The Culture of Chemistry
  • *Charles Choi* writes on *Scientific American*: In a paper recently accepted by the journal *Classical and Quantum Gravity*, however, astrophysicist *Ric...
    2 months ago from Doc Madhattan
  • 2 months ago from Pleiotropy
  • 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...
    4 months 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 months 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...
    1 year ago from Moss Plants and More
  • 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 years 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...
    2 years 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