When Darwin got down and dirty with his work on Barnacles (1846-1854), everyone still assumed there was no life at all in the deep sea.…View More Deep-Sea Barnacle Genomics. Because, #DarwinDay
Yahoo answers tells me I shouldn’t put snails in the microwave, but this paper tells me otherwise: Galindo LA, Puillandre N, Strong EE, Bouchet P…View More Putting snails in the microwave…for science!
Terrestrial biologists have it easy (especially those that work in the tropics) – they can just book a plane ticket and wander around the forest,…View More Hipster bacteria hate the tropics (it’s too mainstream)
Something to think about: the recent Gibbons et al. (2013) PNAS paper found that *one* site in the English Channel showed a 31.7-66.2% overlap in…View More Endemic Genomes? Reason #1 to sequence the Deep Sea
Genomics, Biodiversity, and Antarctica – three of my favourite things! For all you expedition junkies, these three things are exactly the focus of the 2013…View More “Icy Inverts” 2013 Cruise – Scientific Adventures in Antarctic Waters
My fellow Deeplings have been barraging the blog with “Best of” and “Top 10” lists in recent memory. Now its my turn to chime in.…View More Top 5 scariest species…from, er, DNA?
Bringing you some awesome ocean sounds this Friday–nope, not crashing waves or squawking seagulls (boo hiss for vertebrates). These sounds come from MICROBES! Peter Larsen…View More TGIF: Some Friday jazz, courtesy of marine microbes
This might come as a shocker: I don’t care about metabolism (or bits of floating plastic, or whale sharks, or coral reefs…sorry Deeplings). Its not…View More Capitalizing on recessions with economic booms of data
At the end of May I received some awful news. My former lab manager reached out with an ominous phone call: a high school student…View More Beaches, Trees, and Mysterious Species : A tribute to Evan
I seem to develop these weird, unfounded hatreds of various things. For example: I hate blue dinnerware. Not every shade of blue dinnerware (I LOVE…View More I hate plants, but seagrasses are awesome