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  • The very latest example of trying to improve a college by running it more like a business is playing out at Mt. St. Mary's college, a nice enough Catholic ...
    3 hours ago from The Phytophactor
  • *Female *Bryocamptus minutus*, from here.* For this week's semi-random post topic, I drew the copepod genus *Bryocamptus*. Copepods have made an appearanc...
    8 hours ago from Catalogue of Organisms
  • As we rightly celebrate the amazing discovery of gravitational waves announced yesterday amidst much fanfare, it’s critical to recognize the work of a stu...
    22 hours ago from The Curious Wavefunction
  • *Small dog-cockle *Glycymeris modesta*, photographed by Graham Bould.* *Belongs within:* Limopsoidea. *Glycymeris*, the dog-cockles, are a group of bivalv...
    1 day ago from Variety of Life
  • When we describe a geometric space, we need to define a metric, or in other words a way to measure distances: in particular in general relativity we use th...
    1 day ago from Doc Madhattan
  • Everyone has heard that eating fish is good for the brain. This notion goes back at least a century; the famous humorist and novelist P.G. Wodehouse often...
    5 days ago from Genomics, Medicine, and Pseudoscience
  • We don’t know how much wood a woodchuck would chuck if he could chuck wood, but we know how much sediment he moves per year… *Biogeomorphology*, also re...
    1 week ago from History of Geology
  • Rhodobryum ontariense (Kindb.) ParisPhotographer Blanka Shaw If you are familiar with mosses from the eastern United States you may know the moss Rhodobryu...
    2 weeks ago from Moss Plants and More
  • Slothful thermometers.I'm working on a column for *Nature Chemistry* about temperature, prompted by the incredible collection of early thermometers and th...
    2 weeks ago from The Culture of Chemistry
  • 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...
    3 weeks ago from Chinleana
  • (Grade A-F, no E's) Title-Author Additional thoughts B The Bazaar of Bad Dreams by Stephen King. Some good, some less good, but mostly good collection ...
    3 weeks ago from Angry by Choice
  • Yesterday I ran a PCR amplification using DNAs from single colonies of 7 different *A. pleuropneumonia* isolates, and got absolutely no DNA fragments from ...
    1 month ago from RRResearch
  • Original image made by reddit user arthurpaliden. This version by Twitter user @quantumleapyear.
    5 months 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...
    8 months ago from Games with Words
  • 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 ...
    11 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 ...
    1 year 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...
    1 year 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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