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Beware of the Data-geddon in Genomics!

Biologists and computer scientists are beginning to worry that the constantly increasing deluge of genomic data produced in the discipline will soon outstrip our capacity for storage and data processing. 56 more words

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Wolves of Yellowstone Documentary : Our wonderful Planet

Wolves of Yellowstone Documentary


When Yellowstone National Park was created in 1872, gray wolf (Canis lupus) populations were already in decline in Montana, Wyoming and Idaho. 164 more words

Precious Cargo

As I walked into class, carrying it carefully, one of my classmates asked “Ooh, can I hold it?” So I passed it over and explained how I had come by it. 137 more words


Vignettes of Famous Evolutionary Biologists

My favorite is one is about Phil Darlington:

We also feared him because he was a tall, lanky, dour, elderly character who did not invite easy banter. 131 more words

Dead 50-Foot Endangered Sperm Whale Washes Ashore At Pacifica Beach

PACIFICA (CBS SF) — Biologists headed to the San Mateo County coast Wednesday morning to try and determine what killed an endangered sperm whale.

The 50-feet sperm whale was found bleeding from its head and into the water along at Mori Point on the south end of Sharp Park State Beach in Pacifica Tuesday. 292 more words


N is for Naming

By Jonathan Farrow of the Thoughtful Pharaoh

Next time you happen to be walking though the Chamela-Cuixmala nature reserve on the West Coast of Mexico, keep your eyes out for this parasitoid wasp: 609 more words