Census of Marine Life Reef book

…appears… Spineless, the incomparable photographer Susan Middleton’s book on invertebrates, has appeared. A good article http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/gorgeous-portraits-spineless-sea-creatures-180953078/?no-ist For sale at Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Spineless-Susan-Middleton/dp/1419710079/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1414756006&sr=1-1 This was also an exhibit at SFO airport: http://www.flysfo.com/content/museum-exhibit-spineless-portraits-marine-invertebrates…

News coverage about surprising Jersey Shore fish spotted w eDNA

…detecta migraciones de especies marinas https://www.eldiario.es/sociedad/analisis-ADN-medioambiental-migraciones-especies_0_1026448521.html Prensa Latina, Cuba Descubren nuevos patrones de migración de especies marinas tropicales https://www.prensa-latina.cu/index.php?o=rn&id=365583&SEO=descubren-nuevos-patrones-de-migracion-de-especies-marinas-tropicales Globedia, Spain Detectan migraciones de especies marinas gracias al ADN medioambiental…

Fishing for DNA paper published

…at the 47 sec. mark, 5 1/2 minutes): http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04yxshm#play A 40 sec. clip is also posted here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04zzxsh http://www.flyfisherman.com/news/edna-bread-crumbs-track-migrating-fish/ Smithsonian magazine How teeny bits of leftover DNA help scientists track…

Leonardo DNA project

…sponsored by Eugenio Giani, President of the Regional Council of Tuscany. Jesse’s introductory essay is here. The press release earned wide attention, for example, BBC radio: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p03tb7ht Gizmodo, USA The…

Rare mineral species

…ichnusaite sardo http://www.ansa.it/lifestyle/notizie/lusso/accessori/2016/02/10/anelli-davvero-unici-dimentica-i-diamanti-meglio-un-ichnusaite-sardo_5eec0492-7c5c-4928-88b4-81d4cc3e6504.html Russian news http://www.vesti.ru/doc.html?id=2720495 Rare cobalt minerals (species burgessite, cobaltkortingite, cobaltomenite, pakhomovskyite, and theresemagnanite) are all pink or red. Cobaltomenite is known from 4 localities: Argentina (the type…

Decarbonization: The Next 100 Years

…Earth? American Scientist 84(2):166-178, 1996. Figure 4.  Conceptual design for a hydrogen-electricity pipeline. Source: T. Moore, SuperGrid Concept Sparks Interest, EPRI Journal, November 2002, http://www.epri.com/journal/details.asp?doctype=features&id=511. Acknowledgements: Thanks to Cesare Marchetti, Perrin Meyer, Chauncey…

The Continental SuperGrid concept

…have aided and abetted is gaining attention. An AP story in USA Today: http://www.usatoday.com/tech/news/techinnovations/2003-04-10-super-grid_x.htm A Science Daily news item: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2003/03/030320073732.htm The final report for the National Energy Supergrid workshop: http://www.energy.ece.uiuc.edu/SuperGridReportFinal.pdf…

Progress in biodiversity informatics

We celebrate recent achievements in biodiversity informatics. Â Enjoy exploring the new GBIF interface for the global mapping of occurrence records. Try zooming and using the time slider: Â http://www.gbif.org/occurrence…

Canadian Nuclear

We post Jesse’s “Nuclear and Renewable Heresies”, delivered as a plenary address to the Canadian Nuclear Association 10 March 2005 in Ottawa. https://phe.rockefeller.edu/PDF_FILES/OttawaCNAAusubelfinal.DOC https://phe.rockefeller.edu/PDF_FILES/ottawacnajha.ppt…