After surviving cicada emergences and witnessing several cycles of journalism's cicada beat, you'd think I'd have seen it all. Articles about prime number cycling and climate change, evolution and recipes.
Today’s programming on Culturing Science is brought to you by Dennis Waters. He currently serves as the historian of Lawrence Township, New Jersey when he’s not squatting near a tree trunk or gravestone collecting lichens.
The winners and finalists of the inaugural ScienceSeeker awards were announced yesterday, and I'm honored to announced that two of my posts were selected!
Today, Angelina Jolie published an Op-Ed in the New York Times about her decision to get a double mastectomy (removal of breast tissue in both breasts) to reduce her risk of breast cancer.
Bermuda bluebird sitting on a nest box. Photo: Flickr user ecotist The eastern bluebird ( Sialia sialis ) has lived in Bermuda as long as recent human memory can recall.
Winner of Best Biology Blog Post of 2013 from Scienceseeker.org The TedxDeExtinction conference, discussing how and whether to resurrect extinct species from DNA, took place on the Ides of March 2013 at the National Geographic headquarters in Washington, DC.
Installing the Micrarium. Photo: © UCL, Grant Museum of Zoology/Robert Eagle Animals with backbones (vertebrates) make up only 4% of the species on our planet.
I've never really appreciated how lucky I am to have grown up with the blue marble. A poster of the earth floating in an endless black sea decorated the walls of my science classrooms since I was in elementary school.
Assimilation 7 by © Dillon Marsh (http://dillonmarsh.com) Dillon Marsh's photographs of sociable weaver nests, taken in the Kalahari Desert of Southern Africa, beautifully illustrate traditional nature--the realm of wild animals--overlapping with human civilization.
That post about stray cat management sure set off a firestorm, both here and at Salon , where it was syndicated. It ended up being a story people either loved or hated, which didn't entirely surprise me.
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