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We, Beasties Sporulates

A little over 4 years ago, I joined up with three friends from grad school and launched a brand new science blog, “We, Beasties!” The name was meant to be a play on a phrase from Paul de Kruif’s somewhat tongue-in-cheak translation of the first-ever microbiologist Antonie von Leeuwenhoek‘s term “Animacules.” von Leeuwenhoek was the first…

I’m back baby!

I disappeared for a while to teach a class. At the outset I had grand plans – Not only would I design the course from scratch, give the lectures, and grade the assignments, I would also write up all of the lectures for the blog and maintain my same level pf productivity in the lab.…

The kinks continue to get ironed out one by one after our massive migration. Most of the major problems are happening on the backend, and are likely invisible to you guys (except for the fact that some typically prolific posters have slowed down a bit), but there are a couple of things that I’ve noticed…

Aaaaaand we’re up!

Welcome to the new Science Blogs. You might have noticed some changes around here – let us know which changes you like and which you don’t. One of the biggest things affecting your experience is the comment system – you can now reply directly to other people’s comments, and you can login so you don’t…