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Silkworm: The Underappreciated Life Science Model Organism

By Keping Chen, Ph.D.

The realm of insects is colorful and has been coexisting with human beings for countless generations. Insects appeared on earth more than 400 million years ago, and their descendants witnessed our evolution from upright, walking apes into complete human beings and observed the beautiful, magical, and endless waves of life on earth. 845 more words

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Strike: The Silkworm (BBC adaptation) Part Two

Part two. At some point my commentary is probably going to dry up, because as you all know I never finished the book in detail so I won’t be able to judge how closely the show is following most of the ending. 3,266 more words


Strike: The Silkworm (BBC adaptation) Part One

This trainwreck just will not stop. Despite how much I disliked Cuckoo, I’m continuing into Silkworm. But with a heavy caveat – I loathed the book… 4,653 more words


Haiku Friday – Silk & Skin

Happy Friday and welcome to The Writer Next Door blog!

Silk and Skin are this week’s prompt words chosen by Ronovan Hester of Ronovan Writes… 119 more words

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After struggling to get through “The Casual Vacancy”, I became very skeptical of J. K. Rowling’s other books and put off reading the Cormoran Strike series for years. 329 more words


Porky's Party

Director: Bob Clampett
Release Date: June 25, 1938
Stars: Porky Pig
Rating: ★★★★

By 1938, the Warner Bros. Studio really started to hit its stride. 230 more words

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