Antarctica: Dry Valleys [World's Fair]

Source: http://scienceblogs.com/worldsfair/2016/01/30/antarctica-dry-valleys/ On the next leg of our NSF Antarctic Artists & Writers project we flew to the Antarctic Dry Valleys from McMurdo. It is almost an hour helicopter ride across the ice shelf, and we hopped...

Genetics and Food Security [Greg Laden's Blog]

Source: http://scienceblogs.com/gregladen/2016/01/30/genetics-and-food-security/ There is a food crisis sneaking up on us right now. A lot of them, actually. A lot of little one, some big ones. There are always places in the world where food has become scarce for at...

Puzzle picture [Stoat]

Source: http://scienceblogs.com/stoat/2016/01/29/puzzle-picture/ Sorry, but I couldn’t resist. One for cognoscenti. Who can resist “the master butcher of Leigh on Sea”? Don’t google that, it makes it too easy. And I see welcome homage to Pump:...