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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.
Ah, I forgot what a joy it is to be on the Kaharoa, a veritable floating bowl of jokes. It is days like today when all the months of preparation and the long hours on deck really pay off.We brought in all three landers this morning; the abyssal lander from 4000 meters, the fish trap from 4250 meters and the hadal-lander from 4500 meters.The video footage was fantastic.
Another day, another new paper out in PLOS ONE . Today sees the publication of the new azhdarchid pterosaur Eurazhdarcho langendorfensis Vremir et al ., 2013, a new species from the Upper Cretaceous Sebeş Formation of the Transylvanian Basin in Romania (Vremir et al .
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.
I spent this afternoon at a workshop on Rapid Media Prototyping, as part of ScienceOnline 2013 in Raleigh, North Carolina. So in the spirit of the session here is a rough and ready thing that I made...
Fuel cell vehicles are back in the news this week with the announcement of a new innovation partnership. According to the three auto-manufacturing heavyweights involved - Daimler, Ford, and Renault-Nissan - this new collaborative partnership approach will allow the industry to bring fuel cell vehicles to driveways around the world.
This marks the 2nd annual ScienceArt Gallery at ScienceOnline - this year featuring talent from the attendees themselves!There are more talented illustrators, comic artists, photographers and visual people than these attending - and since both Kalliopi and myself are in NC we'll see ho else we can profile here on Symbiartic.With apologies to Jason G.
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