Vintage theaters: charming. Vintage attitudes about women’s roles: unprofitable. Photo by Minette Layne.
- This week, at The Molecular Ecologist: Results from a reader survey on peer review and anonymity.
- And at Nothing in Biology Makes Sense! The science-y joys of Twitter.
- Well, barring massive global environmental changes. Hummingbird diversification is still going strong after 22 million years.
- Ow. A graduate student studying bees has run a side project on the worst parts of the body to get stung.
- Preach. “The words ‘in my opinion’ are not themselves some kind of rhetorical vaccine. They can, instead, be the pathogen.”
- Remember that chemical spill in West Virginia? People nearby are still drinking bottled water.
- Role, modeled. Why queer scientists need to come out already.
- Well, the females are, anyway. Trilobite beetles are the freaky critter of the week.
- It adds up. Movies that pass the Bechdel Test for inclusion of women make more money.
- Oops. Two multi-million dollar, decades long studies of longevity don’t replicate each other’s results.
- Apparently it’s the K-Pg boundary now. An up-close look at the the geological remnants of the dinosaurs’ destruction.