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8 days away....

First, a shameless brag about a project that I worked on as an intern which was featured in the New York Times…

Fighting poisons with microbes… 95 more words

Deep Sea


Urashima was a fisherman of the Inland Sea. Every night he plied his trade.

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In pursuit of a $500 million harvest, India is gearing up for a deep dive

Every year, an estimated Rs3,000 crore ($500 million) worth of tuna and other deep sea fish swim out of Indian waters and into the nets of fishermen in Maldives, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Indonesia. 478 more words

Invertebrate of the Week #11 - 'Venus's Flower Basket' (Euplectella aspergillum)

Up to this point, arthropods have dominated the Invertebrate of the Week series so I am going to give them a rest and head over to a different invertebrate lineage: the sponges (phylum Porifera). 630 more words

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Sphere, a Hit Science Fiction Novel

In my attempt to understand writing advice, I’m reading popular science fiction novels with an eye to learning. I recently read Sphere by Michael Crichton. The book has a 4 1/2 star average on Amazon with 831 reviews, 83% of them giving 4 or 5 stars. 816 more words

Science Fiction


Behind the space of this blood soaked map
I find fireflies. Trilling in sequence, jar vibrating,
Filled with feathered wings,
My chest ethereal.

By the river you winked at me… 80 more words

Countdown to Manzanilla: 28 days

October is already upon us, although I can’t tell. It’s my first year living in Florida and it’s still as hot as a nun’s habit reading the Tropic of Cancer. 437 more words

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