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A Nobel prize and the unknown benefits that come from saying yes

Aziz Sancar delivering his Nobel Lecture for his prize in Chemistry 2015. He said yes.

My early morning wakeup on Wednesday, October 7, 2015 began as usual with a, though admittedly not healthy, quick Twitter check. 1,210 more words


Collections Manager

Angelo State Natural History Collections

Under supervision of the Curators and Department Chair, the Collections Manager manages the teaching and scientific specimen collections and Specify database in the Angelo State Natural History Collections (ASNHC), including the Herbarium, Mammalogy, Ornithology, Herpetology, and Frozen Tissue collections. 647 more words

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My First Lesson

I wanna take a bit of time to recall a bit of one of my hardest lessons that I have had in my years. I feel you must understand first that I haveĀ  always had an abundance of pets in my life of all sorts. 624 more words

A bit about us...

Entry One,

They say that Oregon is one of the wettest places on the planet, not that most people born and raised here would take any notice. 623 more words

Do Snakes Chase People?

I have to admit that I have many pet peeves. My biggest pet peeves often come from the many myths and urban legends surrounding snakes. One of those is the notion that snakes will chase people. 756 more words


It's a Snake Eat Snake World

For every animal farmers and homesteaders bring onto their land, there is at least one other uninvited critter that comes along for the free ride. Most livestock are installed on the homestead because they taste delicious, with a little preparation, or because they produce something else that is just as tasty. 1,314 more words


The Ratsnake Mess for Dummies

Nothing is causing more confusion, frustration, squabbles, duels, divorce, facebook “unfriending”, and countless other disasters than the current state of North American Ratsnake taxonomy. I will keep this short, concise, and (hopefully) easy for any one to understand. 701 more words