The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not 'Eureka!' but 'That's funny...' --Isaac Asimov
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Entries from January 2014

Barrow, Alaska

January 12th, 2014 No Comments

Solar noon in Barrow, Alaska. The sun hasn’t risen for weeks, remaining just below the horizon, and won’t rise again until the end of the month. I’m here for the next week with two graduate students from UAF. We’re studying the evolution and diversity of bacteria, fungi, and small animals that live in the sea […]

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Bacteria! the video game (beta)

January 5th, 2014 No Comments

Are you a microbiologist? Do you just play a lot of video games? I’m looking for suggestions for how to make the game more educational and fun. Let me know your ideas! Already implemented: Physics — environmental parameters allow setting the viscosity and diffusivity of the environment by changing the Temperature and Salinity Respiration — […]

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