News of Kiera Wilmot’s arrest has seriously unnerved me. She is the Florida high school student who was experimenting with common household chemicals in science class that resulted in a minor explosion...
I am back and ready to work. Kind of. LOL, this heat and humidity is kicking my butt. What was I thinking coming back in the rainy season? Oh, yeah, I gotta know how the different seasonal patterns may affect natural history of the Pouched Rats.My time has been on getting the necessary approvals to get back into the field...
Today, April 25, 2013 is World Malaria Day. I learned about Malaria in junior high school. Along with Yellow Fever and the Flu of 1918 these were the headline diseases we learned about in Health Class...
I safely arrived to Mororgoro Tanzania on Wednesday afternoon, April 17. While most of my friends in the States and Canada were rising from their sleep, I was happy to see the cloud-covered Uluhuru mountains high in the sky...
I’ve got plenty of stamps, so please don’t be shy about postcard requests. Like last time, I’ll be sending engaging people here, online.
Mambo! I'm departing today for Tanzania. I'm actually looking forward to returning to the field. (I love field work and the chance to get dirty, travel and experience the world from different perspectives.) I'm telling you, being a field ecologist is the best!I managed to get most of everything I said I needed and wanted to get (the 5 things I must have when I return to Tanzania)...
During my visit to Tanzania in Summer 2012, I began a series of posts sharing my experiences in Tanzania from A to Z.C is for Cell Phone TechnologyI attended the Blogging from Developing Nations Panel at ScienceOnline 2012, to prepare for my visit to Tanzania...
I will be departing the United States for Tanzania, Africa. I am actually quite excited about the return. I'm looking forward to returning to the field, seeing how things may have changed, remained the same, everything...
I saw a tweet for this article this morning, April 3, 2013. I read the byline and realized that it was an original article written for The Root.
A Game of Thrones: Pheromones & Gene Expression in Worker Bees Play Pivotal Roles in Queen Development
This post was originally posted at Urban Science Adventures! © on March 2, 2010 titled: Honey Bees Buzz with Individuality.I still enjoy the subject of this paper.
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