Growing meaty fish [Life Lines]

Source: http://scienceblogs.com/lifelines/2017/02/27/growing-meaty-fish/ Image of a gilthead sea bream by Roberto Pillon – via Wikimedia Commons Similar to humans, muscle growth in fish is increased with exercise. Unlike humans, however, teleost fish are able to...

Who were those masked men? [Stoat]

Source: http://scienceblogs.com/stoat/2017/02/27/who-were-those-masked-men/ Or, as John Abraham puts it in the Graun, Just who are these 300 ‘scientists’ telling Trump to burn the climate? It appears that long-term union man Lindzen has been organising...

Ellison vs. Perez [Greg Laden's Blog]

Source: http://scienceblogs.com/gregladen/2017/02/23/ellison-vs-perez/ Which one are you for? I’ll take either. At first I didn’t want Ellison to leave MN05, but if he does, and he should if he is DNC chair, we have some excellent replacements lined up,...

Ben Santer on Seth Myers [Greg Laden's Blog]

Source: http://scienceblogs.com/gregladen/2017/02/23/ben-santer-on-seth-myers/ Via Media Matters of America. Very interesting segment. Santer talks about what is is like to be a rogue scientist in a Donald Trump administration. http://mediamatters.org/embed/215432 The...