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Photography: Capsid bug

The garden, London, June 2015

This is a capsid bug, but I’m not sure whether it’s a common green capsid bug or a potato capsid bug. 32 more words


Starfish, new discovery

This video, in Danish with English subtitles, says about itself:

12 June 2015

Starfish have strange talents. Two biology students from the University of Southern Denmark…

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IC365 Week 27 - the week the year turned and other disappointments

June 29 – July 5

Last week I signaled this week as potentially a momentous one but it didn’t work out that way unfortunately, the panel thought I was ‘appointable’ (damned by faint praise if ever I heard it) but my answers on the question regarding equality weren’t as good as other candidates, one especially – who got the job. 861 more words

Butterfly Dependence

A short walk on the High Line yesterday morning:There were several Red Admirals (Vanessa atalanta); this one was all over the Purple Coneflower ( 22 more words


I dance with an Octopus

On Sunday I visited the Seymour Center at UCSC’s Long Oceanographic Research Center in Santa Cruz.  I found an octopus tank and I saw him just barely in view.  96 more words