There’s more than one way to be a successful granular poison frog. Photo by brian.gratwicke.
- This year, in Snowbird. The blog-teams from Nothing in Biology Makes Sense! and The Molecular Ecologist are headed to the Evolution meetings, which start today in Snowbird, Utah. Watch both blogs for updates, or keep an eye on #Evol2013 on Twitter.
- Oh, and also: I was interviewed for an article about using online social media and mobile apps at conferences.
- In, to be clear, naked mole rats. Naked mole rats don’t get a lot of cancer, and a single molecule might explain a lot of that resistance.
- “This is a fabulous result for patients, physicians, scientists, and common sense.” An interview with the scientist who discovered the gene at the center of last week’s Supreme Court patent law decision.
- Or, you know, everyone. Why the ruling against gene patenting empowers everyone who as genes.
- One problem, many solutions. Trade-offs between color, behavior, and posion production in poison-arrow frogs.
- To PrEP or not to PrEP? The hurdles of including pre-exposure prophylaxis in HIV prevention plans.
- The fruits of homophobia and sex-phobia. A new documentary examines the HIV epidemic in the rural American South.
- Did your Ph.D. land you a full-time job? The Chronicle of Higher Education wants to know.
- It’s endosymbionts all the way down. You will not believe how many different kinds of interdependent bacteria are living as endosymbionts of citrus mealybugs.