The early years 1. Could your parents afford to live on the good side of town? The one with the right schools? Did they send…View More Can you afford to be a marine biologist? Or a scientist?
Photo: Cpl. Jo Jones [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons The Background Most of you are probably aware of the GRE or Graduate Record Examination. Those…View More Let’s Kill the GRE
Was there a tipping point? When had this all started? This uncomfortable sensation in my gut. This nagging thing rolling around inside my head. It…View More Tipping Points, For-Profit Scientific Publishing, and Closed Science
Recently a couple of interesting posts sparked some introspection on how I view, label, and discuss the denizens of the oceans. Carla Litchfield, Senior Lecturer, School…View More So yeah ocean sunfish are ridiculous, dolphins are @#[email protected]&, and deep-sea anglerfish are monsters
Much has changed in the last weeks. Indeed, things have been changing for the last year. No matter which way your sentiments fall, we can…View More Words fail me for this title
Friends, Americans, country people, lend me your ears. You need to get your respective s#%@ together. Both my right and left leaning friends have bombarded my…View More Calibrating Your Internet BS Sensors in 9 Easy Steps
I have a confession. I am obsessed with ridiculously large and small things. While other children impatiently anticipated toys for Christmas, I enjoyed just as…View More Craig With Big Things (and Small Things)
“When one man, for whatever reason, has the opportunity to lead an extraordinary life, he has no right to keep it to himself.” -Jacques Yves…View More Farewell My Friends
Deep-Sea News is our house. We have invited you here eagerly to participate in the conversation and we encourage you to do so. However, we…View More DSN Commenting Policy
Recently we at Deep-Sea News have tried to combat misinformation about the presence of high levels of Fukushima radiation and its impact on marine organisms…View More Is the sea floor littered with dead animals due to radiation? No.