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ScienceOnline is a conference put on by Karyn Traphagen, Anton Zuiker, and our own Bora Zivkovic. I've been going since I first stumbled across it in 2010, making this year the fourth time I've attended.

February 5, 2013 — Princess Ojiaku

Kermadec Trench: Snubs and Hags

After a day or so of steaming towards East Cape, we decided that the weather was still too bad to launch any of the gear safely, so we plodded on down to Poverty Bay.

February 5, 2013 — Alan Jamieson

Seven Things You Didn't Know About Ravens, Superbowl Edition

The triumph of corvids over numbers yesterday in the Super Bowl meant two things to me: first, that ornithology continues to trounce math in any contest that matters, and second, that I would have to follow up this weekend's groundhog post with a post about the amazingness of one of the most clever of winged critters.Here, then, are six seven things you didn't know about ravens.

February 4, 2013 — Jason G. Goldman

Acoustically Levitating Caprese Salad

Last night I was at a SuperBowl party and enjoyed many (maybe too many) delicious foods, including Insalata Caprese. This mozzarella, tomato, basil, salt, and olive oil concoction is a traditional summertime treat.

February 4, 2013 — Joanne Manaster

Laikipia Plateau: I have arrived

Well, I made it to Kenya successfully, seem to have conquered my jet lag, and am exciting about getting my fieldwork in motion. After spending a couple of days doing meetings and errands in Nairobi, I am headed off to my field site in the Laikipia District.

February 4, 2013 — Anne-Marie Hodge

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