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Explorations and ideas at the intersection between Evolution and Ecology

Moving On

As has been obvious over the latter half of 2012, I'm not very active online in blogging anymore. I moved my occupation into real life and conducted a few training workshops in science communication.

December 30, 2012 — Kevin Zelnio

Wild Sex Matters

When it gets down it, in some biologists' views anyways, it is all about sex. Well, at least for much of the plant and animal kingdoms. Every physiological adaption or morphological innovation comes about because it enabled some ancestors to survive, but becomes a trait of a species or a lineage because it gets passed on down the line of descendants.

November 22, 2012 — Kevin Zelnio

Sweden Journal: Tragedies at the Zoos

[caption id="attachment_659" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Screenshot from TV4's Kalla Fakta"] [/caption] Over here in socialist paradise (a.k.a.

October 19, 2012 — Kevin Zelnio

A Post-PBS Educational Television Landscape

With the latest tirade against the Public Broadcast Service (PBS) by republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney during the first debate, it is worth to look at a world without PBS through children's eyes.

October 6, 2012 — Kevin Zelnio

Bandwidth and Open Access in Developing Countries

One of the creeds of the open access movement is that free access to literature aides the transfer of knowledge from wealthier, better funded nations to researchers in developing nations.

September 23, 2012 — Kevin Zelnio

The Making of a Brewmaster, 200 MYA

[caption id="attachment_609" align="alignleft" width="225" caption="My Pale Ale off my back porch. Pale and caramel malts, loaded with Cascade hops, and fermented with an American Ale strain of Saccharomyces cervisiae."] [/caption] If there is one thing I enjoy more than beer, it is more beer.

August 20, 2012 — Kevin Zelnio

Mountainfit: A Summer Among Sweden s Birds

[caption id="attachment_603" align="alignleft" width="234" caption="Mountainfit cover illustration by Diana Sudyka:"] [/caption] A week before I was moving overseas to Sweden I caught the tailwinds of a retweet on twitter from someone I follow.

August 8, 2012 — Kevin Zelnio

Sweden Journal: Grantorpet

I'm Back! Miss me? Thought I had dropped off the face of the Earth? Well, given my blog stat numbers and the internet attention span you probably forgot I existed.

August 3, 2012 — Kevin Zelnio

#IamScience and the Story Collider

Last week the Story Collider held a 2 year anniversary and stocked it full of I AM SCIENCE stories. Though I was supposed to attend and present, I had to cancel cause we were still settling into our new home in Sweden and the travel costs were approaching astronomical.

May 30, 2012 — Kevin Zelnio

Sweden Journal: Skogs Livet

In Småland, everything seems to revolve around the forest. Dirt roads make their way into a sea of pines, birches and oaks. Only mildly dotted with small villages every several kilometers.

May 24, 2012 — Kevin Zelnio

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