Archives for September, 2012

(via PopSci, submitted by one of my students)

(via The Lurker’s Guide to Stomatopods.)

Botanical Wednesday: Starburst

(via Sonoran Desert Plant)

I am getting quite impressed with the progress being made in organ reconstruction. New techniques have allowed amazing improvements in bioengineering that allow whole complex organs to be grown in a dish and then surgically reimplanted — and much of this research is being driven by our military ventures, which provide a steady supply of…

Mary’s Monday Metazoan: Mr Creepy Finger

Satoshi Kanazawa is back

Now he’s got a gig at Big Think. Kanazawa, you may recall, is the evolutionary psychologist at the London School of Economics who loves to make racist arguments and then go racing to the data to find selective support for them; he’s a terrible scientist. I’m no big fan of evolutionary psychology, not because I…

Friday Cephalopod: What is best in life?

To mate many times, see the eggs laid in droves, and to swim among the mighty accomplishments of fecund females! (via Moss Landing Marine Labs)

Botanical Wednesday: I just liked the color

(via Adam Broschinski)

(via Advanced Aquarist)