We need more Tangled Bank entries — the next edition will be at Pro-Science on Wednesday. So get cracking and mail them in soon!
Remember, Wednesday starts earlier in Europe, so the earlier the better.
Perhaps, PZ, you need to remind your readers of why we enjoy the fruits of ‘en”tangled bank'”.
Celebrating the birth year of Darwin (Feb ’09) – does anyone remember or realize the beginning? Darwin’s ‘en”tangled bank'” ?
Hm, postponing that article on tuna populations is looking more and more likely…
@ BrianX – Is that wise? The population must be declining constantly.
I, for instance, had a cylindrical disk of one of them for lunch…
Chris, it really sort of depends on how much detail I want to put into it. It isn’t kitchen science per se, but since tuna species are major food fish, it’s definitely food science. That said, most of the numbers I have are from Wikipedia, and the whole issue is a little out of my saute-pans-and-Harold-McGee usual sphere of experience.
I do want to do it eventually though, because it’s a huge issue.
Ok, the 116th edition is up
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If you’ve ever wondered what squid ink is made of, here’s your answer:
Generally, cephalopod ink…
The sequel is going to go a bit dark: this is a deep ocean sponge. It’s…
Time to forage.
You Californians have no excuse. Go to the coast and stop by the Monterey Bay Aquarium…