The post on carnivorous sponges, specifically the lead author naming a species after his wife, Named in honor of Eve Lundsten, beautiful wife of the…View More The Playful World of the Scientific Acknowledgement
When I say I am going on research cruise, I get two responses. 1. “Well that sounds nice, do they serve cocktails and is there…View More I Got 99 Problems and a Ship Ain’t One
I finally made it to Lake Placid. Yes, after a 6 hour drive drinking iced coffee and belting out some Gaga, I’m super excited to…View More NSF Ideas Lab on Advancing and Visualizing the Tree of Life
YouCut – a first-of-its-kind project – is designed to defeat the permissive culture of runaway spending in Congress. It allows you to vote, both online…View More From the Editor’s Desk: Public Funding of Science
At the next conference, symposium or faculty meeting you attend take a good look at the landscape around you. Are the halls dotted with a…View More Minorities in Marine Biology: The Dearth of Black Professors
Newsweek has a great write up about how independent scientific queries into the Gulf of Mexico are being squashed. Only are few scientists were able…View More Is Science on the Gulf Oil Spill Skewed?
In 2008, I wrote that about a paper by Chan et al. in Science examining the anoxic zone emerging off the Oregon coast. It was…View More Dead Zones Are Here To Stay