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Archives for May, 2007

The Savannah River Ecology Laboratory (SREL) is experiencing a financial crisis. They have received financial support from the Department of Energy (DOE) for over fifty years. The DOE has cut funding, which may force SREL to close down. SREL operates as a unit of the University of Georgia, but depends on money from the DOE…

Gonads and Sperm

Spring is in the air. The obvious signs are everywhere: the temperature is rising, the flowers are blooming, and everyone’s writing about boners. There’s this post from Darren Naish on turtle gonads, and Carl Zimmer has an article on duck phalluses (don’t call them penises, as Darren explains) in the NYTimes (and a blog post…