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I’m thrilled to announce that my web series, Wild Sex, is back for a second season. Our show has gained a lot of attention and kudos for being cutting edge and daring while maintaining its scientific integrity.
Microbiologists might comprise the vast majority of people who get excited about sewage and other putrid-smelling places. A sample of activated sludge or a treatment pond make wonderful presents for bacteriologists and protistologists alike.
Over the past month or so, I've been pleased to see the number of comments grow on my posts. I want my posts to spark discussion, because I don't have all the answers when I write an article.
Scientists collect crazy things. I’m not talking thimble-crazy or frog-themed-crazy. That kind of tchotchke barely ranks on the crazy scale.
I push my way through the dense crowd, bumping and nudging and apologizing as I move. When I finally emerge from the gaggle of fans, there he is, sitting quietly in a corner chair at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences.
1st officer Steve Bailey (L) and Alan Jamieson (R) showing off the large cusk eels caught in the new legendary ‘big trap’ (back left). Photo courtesy of NIWA/University of Aberdeen, UK.
Speculative reconstruction of Eurazhdarcho langendorfensis (in quad launching pose), by Mark Witton. From Vremir et al. (2013). Another day, another new paper out in PLOS ONE .
One of the world's smallest penguins has nearly doubled the size of its population in the past decade and much of the credit is due to the farmer who owns the land where many of the penguins breed.White-flippered penguins ( Eudyptula albosignata ), also known as korora, are endemic to the Canterbury region of New Zealand, where the birds have just two major breeding sites, remote Motunau Island and the volcanic headlands of the Banks Peninsula.
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