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Plastic responses of bryozoans to ocean acidification

Phenotypic plasticity has the potential to allow organisms to respond rapidly to global environmental change, but the range and effectiveness of these responses are poorly understood across taxa and growth strategies. 223 more words


Transgenerational exposure of North Atlantic bivalves to ocean acidification renders offspring more vulnerable to low pH and additional stressors

While early life-stage marine bivalves are vulnerable to ocean acidification, effects over successive generations are poorly characterized. The objective of this work was to assess the transgenerational effects of ocean acidification on two species of North Atlantic bivalve shellfish, Mercenaria mercenaria and Argopecten irradians. 141 more words


Mini Reviews #8: Death Note (2017) and #REALITYHIGH (2017)

Death Note (2017)

I know about Death Note, the manga series, but I didn’t realize how extensively popular it has been. It has spawned an animated series, a video game, two Japanese live action films, a three-part mini series, a TV drama and a musical. 760 more words


Review - In The Dark

In The Dark is a TV show that was brand new this year. It follows Detective Helen Weeks (MyAnna Buring) as she embarks upon two separate cases in two two-part stories. 521 more words


The Indispensable Ones

After twenty years of teaching, I have discovered that students are afraid of two things: failure and imperfection. So, I remind them every chance I get that they will fail and are imperfect. 647 more words

Movie Review: KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE - Impressive debut from Taron Egerton, and Matthew Vaughn's smart direction just about saves this James Bond parody from being a total disaster.

***Caveat: This review was written as a mere Facebook post upon viewing the movie upon its original US release, in February 2015, but I thought I’d post it here to give some kind of reference to the sequel, Kingsman: The Golden Circle.*** 601 more words

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