Folks, climate change is upon us. You may have heard that humans are the harbingers of the 6th Mass Extinction: whether or not you want to apply that label to what’s currently going on, there’s no denying that a lot of species are disappearing. Continue reading “Ch-ch-changes!”
Summer 2017 has been one heck of a hurricane season. Continue reading “Extreme weather underwater”
You know how antibiotics are great because they kill bad bacteria and make you better, but are also kind of iffy because they kill good bacteria and make you a little ill? Antibiotics are made to kill bacteria, indiscriminately, no matter whether they’re harmful or helpful. The same thing goes on with pesticides (insecticides) and plants. Continue reading “Title translation: Bumblebee vs pesticide”
September 4th, 2017 is National Wildlife Day! Continue reading “Happy National Wildlife Day!”
Evolution. We’re all pretty familiar with it. Even so, when we boil down to specifics, things can get hairy. Part of that might be because when talking about evolution, words we know well in English actually mean something else in… Biologish. Yeah, let’s go with that.
We had the very great pleasure of hosting the @IAmSciComm Twitter account on August 21-26. What a rush! Continue reading “25 Tips for science communicators”
We love flowers! Then again, who doesn’t?
It’s honey bee day guys! Honey bees are perhaps the most familiar of bees: they’re important pollinators for many agricultural crops, and they make HONEY! Yummm, honey. Continue reading “Happy honey bee day!”
We thought we’d try something new with this graphic. Instead of discussing a whole research paper, we focus just on the title! This graphic dismantles, examines, and rebuilds the title of a recently published paper. Continue reading “Title translation: Bird personality”
Time to discuss something that links all us animals together: FOOD! Continue reading “The Dolphin Diet!”