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AAAS: Science and Social Media RECAP!

Sci is back from the AAAS meeting! It was lovely to meet so many new people! And Christie and Dominique and I were delighted with the response to our session on science and social media.While Christie covered WHY scientists should get on social media, and Dominique talked about some of the hazards and research on internet science communication, I focused on HOW.

February 18, 2013 — Scicurious

Diatom on a stalk, in slime

Here's a diatom (alga in a glass case), probably Cymbella sp. (apparently also called "rock snot"...),  sitting atop a stalk of mucilage. These diatoms can sometimes be seen on rocks in creeks and streams as fuzzy brown stuff growing, comprised of large colonies.

February 17, 2013 — Psi Wavefunction

Laikipia Plateau: What is a Mesopredator?

As I’ve mentioned before, my research in Kenya is focused primarily on the effects of rainfall on mesopredator populations, and how these effects may differ in places from which apex carnivores have largely been extirpated.

February 17, 2013 — Anne-Marie Hodge

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